By STEPHEN PHEASANT
This variation has been revised to deliver clean insights into the rules and perform of anthropometrics, workspace layout, sitting and seating, fingers and handles, ergonomics within the place of work, ergonomics in the house, and health and wellbeing and safeguard at paintings.
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3 Minimum dimensions for whole-body access (all dimensions in mm). 5 Space requirements for circulation (all dimensions in mm). In the case of emergency exits and escape hatches we should expect speed of passing through to be a function of aperture size up to some critical dimension at which no further improvement was possible. Roebuck and Levendahl (1961) studied the emergency exits of aircraft and found that speed levelled off at a door width of around 510 mm (unless steps were also involved, in which case greater widths were optimal).
Hence, it is increasingly difficult to accommodate extreme percentiles. ) The practical consequence of this is that each successive percentage of the population we wish to accommodate imposes a more severe constraint upon our design. In cost/benefit terms we are in a condition of steadily diminishing returns. 4 illustrates this problem with respect to the case of the adjustability of a seat. 4 Anthropometric cost/benefit function showing the percentage of members of a target population accommodated by various ranges of adjustment in the height of a seat.
There are doubtless certain safety-critical applications in which accuracy would be at a premium. But experience indicates that these are the exception rather than the rule. In practice there would be few everyday problems requiring an ergonomic specification to an accuracy of more than 25 mm. We could call this the anthropometric inch. 3 Clothing corrections Most anthropometric measurements are made on unclothed people; most products and environments are used by clothed people. The data tabulated below are for unclothed people.
Bodyspace: Anthropometry, Ergonomics and the Design of the Work, Second Edition by STEPHEN PHEASANT