Browse Publications Technical Papers 2000-01-2171

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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