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ADULTDATA: The handbook of Adult Anthropometric and Strength Measurements

Author: Peebles, L., Norris, B.
Type: Book
Year: 1998


ADULTDATA is a collection of anthropometric and strength data on adults and represents the most comprehensive and up to date collection of ergonomics data for use in the design of products. It contains data on adults aged from 18 to 64 years of age from a number of countries. Data on 266 anthropometric dimensions and 28 strength measurements are included in the handbook. It is intended that ADULTDATA be used with existing safety standards.

Further Details

Pages: 44 p.
Publish Location: Nottingham
Publisher: University of Nottingham, Product Safety and Testing Group
Accession Number: November, 2011
Notes: ADULTDATA has been produced by the Product Safety and Testing Group at the University of Nottingham and is published by the Consumer Safety Unit of the UK Department of Trade and Industry.
Keywords: Anthropometry, product, safety improvement, design
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