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Unformatted text preview: 09/03/1432 1 Ergonomics ¡ Old topic up to 1950 was considered under other ¡ up to 1950, was considered under other sciences ¢ Military started recognize importance of design to fit human body ¡ Ergonomics = Human Factor ¢ Applied science that studies human physical and 1 ¢ Applied science that studies human physical and mental capabilities and limitations in order to design systems that fit those capabilities and limitations Safety and Ergonomics Anatomical and Mechanical Structure of the Human body 09/03/1432 2 Anthropometry ¡ Anthropology ¢ Study of man kind ¡ Physical anthropology ¢ Scientific subdiscipline of anthropology in which body parts are measured and compared. ¡ Anthropology 3 ¢ Measurement of human body Standardization ¡ Bony Landmarks ¡ Measurement defined postures ¢ Seated person ¢ standing 4 09/03/1432 3 Terms used to define measurements ¡ Height ¡ Breadth ¡ Depth ¡ Distance ¡ Curvature ¡ Circumference ¡ Reach ¡ Reference planes 5 ¡ Reference planes ¢ Medial (midsagittal) plane ¢ Frontal (coronal) plane ¢ Transverse plane 6 09/03/1432...
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2011 for the course INDUSTRIAL IE 221 taught by Professor Maisa during the Spring '11 term at German University in Cairo.

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