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Proactive human factors engineering analysis in space station design using the computer manikin jack

Anders Sundin (Institutionen för människa tekniksystem) ; Roland Örtengren (Institutionen för människa tekniksystem) ; Hans Sjöberg (Institutionen för människa tekniksystem)
SAE Digital Human Modeling for Design and Engineering International Conference and Exposition (2000)
[Konferensbidrag, refereegranskat]

In this case study, a human factors analysis was carried out in the preliminary design phase of the Cupola, a European Space Agency (ESA) module for manned space flights for the International Space Station (ISS). The manikin software Jack® was used early in the design process before any flight hardware production. All Cupola astronaut tasks were evaluated in a virtual environment of the Cupola. Methodological aspects concerning the analysis are described, e.g. file processing, use of coordinate systems and the use of a prior task analysis. Results show that the thorough manikin analysis supported with the hierarchical task analysis results, was an important help in the design process.

Nyckelord: Computer Manikin, Design, Engineering, Human engineering, Manikins, Space station design, Space stations



Denna post skapades 2006-09-19. Senast ändrad 2016-04-28.
CPL Pubid: 21724

 

Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för människa tekniksystem (1900-2003)

Ämnesområden

Övrig annan teknik

Chalmers infrastruktur