TITLE

D/C at work on ergonomics simulator

AUTHOR(S)
Chappell, Lindsay
PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
Automotive News;10/18/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5843, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on DaimlerChrysler's (D/C) development of the Virtual Ergonomic Evaluation System, a computer simulation model that could make its factory jobs easier. Simulator as allowing engineers to analyze human movements and find ways to reduce the wear and tear on workers' muscles and joints; Measurement of muscle and joint strain on the human body for any given task.
ACCESSION #
2410890

 

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