Browse Publications Technical Papers 2000-01-2171
2000-06-06

Influence of Forces on Comfort Feeling in Vehicles 2000-01-2171

When investigating the posture comfort in vehicles two important influencing factors can be distinguished:
In order to evaluate these influences a combined laboratory-field-experiment was carried out.
A real car was equipped with cameras to record the body posture and the joint angles. The static forces exerted by the driver on his contact points were recorded in a corresponding mock-up. The forces to maintain the body posture were calculated.
The following results were found:

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