IE386_ReviewSlides_06Sep2011

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SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Review for Quiz 1 IE386
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SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Anthropometry – terms of importance Three body planes Sagittal Coronal Transverse  (or axial) Directions Ventral  and dorsal Cranial  (also rostral or cephalic) and caudal   (for other animals anterior and posterior are  used) Medial  and lateral Proximal  and distal Also Superficial and visceral Ipsilateral and contralateral
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SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Anthropometry – neutral body posture
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SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Anthropometry problem Example: the T-1 aircraft (USAF) One prototype was designed to accommodate a 1 st  percentile female and a  99 th   percentile male In the resulting design, 90% of females, 80% of African-American males, and 30%  of white males could not fly the aircraft Why? Because if you try to construct a human from the percentiles mentioned before,  you won’t get a realistic human figure
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SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Correlations of body measurements What do high correlations mean?
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SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Alternative methods Use a random sample of subjects (~30) from a population of interest You might also use Monte Carlo simulation Select a set of “cases” A typical small female A typical large male (Etc.) If you have a large number of important features, or need to consider many  sizes of those features, it is best to choose a random sample
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SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Selecting cases Pick a few key features Pick those important to the particular product/task/etc. Eliminate features that have high correlations
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