Browse Publications Technical Papers 2003-01-3375

Ergonomics of the New Thomas Saf-T-Liner C2 School Bus 2003-01-3375

The purpose of this paper is to showcase the industrial design and ergonomic principles, tools and the processes that were concurrently applied throughout the development cycle of Thom”. Thomas Built Buses Engineering and Freightliner LLC Engineering groups worked interactively to optimize driver and passenger ergonomics, comfort and safety. Several examples are shown to highlight the benefits of applying 3-D human modeling to the design process. Resulting improvements of visibility, accommodation, and safety are shown.


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