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  • Abeysekera, John D.A., et al. (författare)
  • A head-model reconstruction based upon photogrammetric data from Sri Lankan adult males relevant to the design of headgear
  • 1989
  • Ingår i: Journal of Human Ergology. - 0300-8134. ; 18:2, s. 199-211
  • Tidskriftsartikel (refereegranskat)abstract
    • <p>Due to the large variability in heads and faces in one population, the standard anthropometric dimensions of the head, measured from anatomical landmarks alone, may not suffice for the design of fitting headgear, e.g., helmets. To provide adequate data of the shapes and contours of the head to the designer, appropriate head models sculptured using comprehensive head dimensions, must be developed. This paper describes (a) a procedure of collecting comprehensive anthropometric data of the head using a photogrammetric method and (b) a simple sculpturing technique to reconstruct a head model of the user population</p>
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  • Abeysekera, John D.A., et al. (författare)
  • A Scandinavian perspective on human factors testing of personal protective devices
  • 1997
  • Ingår i: Performance of protective clothing : sixth volume ; [papers presented at the Sixth International Symposium on the Performance of Protective Clothing: Emerging Protection Technologies held in Orlando, Florida on 18 - 19 June 1996]. - West Conshohocken, Pa : ASTM International. - 0-8031-2402-3 ; s. 283-292
  • Konferensbidrag (refereegranskat)abstract
    • <p>Testing for protection performance and human factors in personal protective devices (PPD) can be undertaken using a standardised methodology. The standardised methodology for performance testing is used for the certification of PPD. However, it is unfortunate that methods of testing for human factors and wearability of PPD are scarce, and even the methods that do exist are not always refined or standardised. In both hot and cold environments, thermal comfort is an important user need of PPD. To test the thermal characteristics of PPD, methods providing objective data are available, yet they are not always standardised. An exception exists for insulation testing of clothing, for which standardised methods have been developed. The fit of PPD is also a priority need among wearers. Clothing fit is often tested subjectively. The objective methods developed to test the fit of PPD and clothing again require refinement and standardisation. Wearability of PPD urgently requires the development and standardisation of both objective and subjective testing methods. This paper provides insights into some testing methods on human factors of PPD that have been particularly useful over the years.</p>
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  • Abeysekera, John D.A., et al. (författare)
  • Body size variability between people in developed and developing countries and its impact on the use of imported goods
  • 1989
  • Ingår i: International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. - 0169-8141 .- 1872-8219. ; 4:2, s. 139-149
  • Tidskriftsartikel (refereegranskat)abstract
    • <p>The Industrially Developing Countries (IDC) today, to a great extent, depend on Industrialized Countries (IC) for the supply of most industrial goods. An attempt has been made to ascertain the degree of design incompatibility experienced by users of these imported goods due to differences in the body sizes of people in producer and user countries. A comparative study of variations in body sizes is made from data available in literature and from anthropometric surveys. The results reveal differences in almost every part of the human body. The need for reliable anthropometric data in respect of IDC is stressed. Urgent measures are required to introduce changes in equipment, particularly for the benefit of users in IDC.</p>
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  • Abeysekera, John D.A., et al. (författare)
  • Effect of the hot environment on man
  • 1988
  • Ingår i: International Symposium on Work in a Hot Environment and Heat Related Disorders, Khartoum 27-31 Jan. 1988.
  • Konferensbidrag (övrigt vetenskapligt)
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  • Abeysekera, John D.A. (författare)
  • Ergonomics and technology transfer
  • 1990
  • Ingår i: International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. - 0169-8141 .- 1872-8219. ; 5:2, s. 181-184
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