ERGONOMICS AT THE WHEEL

ERGONOMIE AM LENKRAD

THE PAPER DESCRIBES THE LAYOUT OF THE DRIVING COMPARTMENT OF THE VOLKSWAGEN TRANSPORTER LT. THE PEDALS, STEERING WHEEL AND SWITCHES WERE DESIGNED FOR THE 5 PERCENTILE WOMAN AND THE 95 PERCENTILE MAN. THIS MEANS CONSIDERING THE WOMEN TALLER THAN 1,46 M AND THE MAN SMALLER THAN 1.86 M. ONLY MOVEMENTS LEADING TO A MINIMUM OF MUSCULAR FATIGUE ARE NECESSARY. THE POSITION AND ARRANGEMENT OF THE INSTRUMENTS AND INDICATOR LIGHTS WAS DETERMINED WITH THE AID OF TANGENTS TO THE ORBITAL ELLIPSE. NOTWITHSTANDING THE COMFORT SOME DEGREE OF TENSION MUST REMAIN.

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: 54-6
  • Serial:
    • Lastauto - Omnibus
    • Volume: 54
    • Issue Number: 9
    • Publisher: Vereingte Motor-Verlag GmbH und Co. KG
    • ISSN: 0023-866X

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01292632
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 3:35AM