IE386_Lecture2__25Aug2011

IE386_Lecture2__25Aug2011 - SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL...

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Unformatted text preview: SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Anthropometry IE386 SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Labs computer lab location SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Objectives (1) Without reference, be able to place the following terms on diagrams and understand them within descriptions of physical behavior: Sagittal, coronal, and transverse planes of the human body Ventral/dorsal, cranial/caudal, medial/lateral, and proximal/distal directions Neck lateral bend (left/right), neck rotation (left/right), neck extension/flexion Shoulder rotation (lateral/medial), shoulder flexion/extension, shoulder horizontal adduction/abduction Wrist flexion/extension, wrist ulnar/radial bend Forearm supination/pronation, elbow flexion/extension Hip adduction/abduction, hip flexion Ankle plantar/dorsi extension, knee flexion/prone Recall noted aspects of the neutral body posture Be able to utilize percentile tables, cases, and sampling to design or analyze workstations. SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Objectives (2) Be able to interpret the correlation tables for body segment measurements Be able to describe the pros and cons of using various methods to determine ergonomic fit Percentile tables Sampling Cases Monte Carlo simulation Be able to define the following joint disorders and describe their causes: Sprain Dislocation Ulnar deviation Tendonitis DeQuervains disease Bursitis Thoracic outlet syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Objectives (3) Be able to identify the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar segments of the spine Be able to define the following spinal problems Bulging disc Cauda equina syndrome Sciatica Be able to identify methods for preventing back strain/pain SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Anthropometry -ometry ( metron ) vs. ology ( logos ) How big are people (measurement of humans)? What can they reach? SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Anthropometry/Physiology: Why do we care? From a recent job opportunity: Review and select required special tooling and equipment. Establish manpower requirements, , and expectancy time performances. Assist in plant layout and work station design. From another recent job opportunity: Brings spet knowledge and expertise to the application of human factors engineering for plant modifications and/or other major engineering projects Provides technical direction to engineers on human factors design Reviews/develops equipment and system specifications for human factors requirements Develops human factors standards, processes and contractual requirements for equipment...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course IE 370 taught by Professor Cheng during the Spring '11 term at Southwestern.

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