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Accession Number ADA592338
Title Seated Soldier Study: Posture and Body Shape in Vehicle Seats.
Publication Date Jan 2014
Media Count 48p
Personal Author M. P. Reed
Abstract Current and future vehicle programs face major challenges in providing adequate accommodation for soldiers while ensuring performance and safety. Current MIL-STD 1472g lacks detailed information on soldier posture and body shape, including the effects of personal protective equipment (PPE) for seat and vehicle interior layout. Current design guidance is based on outdated anthropometry. Previous studies of seated anthropometry have not included the effects of PPE on posture and body shape. Detailed anthropometric data needed for the design of human surrogates used for blast protection assessments.
Keywords Anthropometry
Army personnel
Blast protection
Body landmarks
Body shape
Body shape modeling
Body size
Data acquisition
Drivers(Personnel)
Encumbrance
Ergonomics
Females
Human body
Interior layout
Laser scanning
Males
Manikins
Mannequins
Measurement
Military vehicles
Models
Occupants
Position
Posture(Physiology)
Protective equipment
Seats
Space requirements
Whole-body scans


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 95D - Human Factors Engineering
74 - Military Sciences
79D - Combat Vehicles
Corporate Author Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Transportation Research Inst.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Briefing charts.
NTIS Issue Number 1412
Contract Number W56HZV-04-2-0001

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