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Title: Digital Evaluation of Sitting Posture Comfort in Human-vehicle System under Industry 4.0 Framework
Authors: Tao, Q
Kang, J
Sun, W
Li, Z
Huo, X
Keywords: Sitting posture comfort;Human-vehicle system;Digital design;Digital evaluation;Industry 4.0
Issue Date: 2016
Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 2016
Abstract: Most of the previous studies on the vibration ride comfort of the human-vehicle system were focused only on one or two aspects of the investigation. A hybrid approach which integrates all kinds of investigation methods in real environment and virtual environment is described. The real experimental environment includes the WBV(whole body vibration) test, questionnaires for human subjective sensation and motion capture. The virtual experimental environment includes the theoretical calculation on simplified 5-DOF human body vibration model, the vibration simulation and analysis within ADAMS/VibrationTM module, and the digital human biomechanics and occupational health analysis in Jack software. While the real experimental environment provides realistic and accurate test results, it also serves as core and validation for the virtual experimental environment. The virtual experimental environment takes full advantages of current available vibration simulation and digital human modelling software, and makes it possible to evaluate the sitting posture comfort in a human-vehicle system with various human anthropometric parameters. How this digital evaluation system for car seat comfort design is fitted in the Industry 4.0 framework is also proposed.
ISSN: 1000-9345
Appears in Collections:Dept of Mechanical Aerospace and Civil Engineering Research Papers

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