HUMAN ENGINEERING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A RAIL PASSENGER SEAT

The Transport Canada Research and Development Centre has undertaken to develop an improved rail pasenger seat as part of an overall program to improve rail passenger service in Canada. DCIEM has contributed to the seat development project by providing expertise in areas of human engineering. This report describes some of the work undertaken to support the development of the seat. The main body of the report focuses on the laboratory comparative evaluation of the prototype seat and a close competitor.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine, Downsview

    Ontario,   Canada 

    Transport Canada Research and Development Centre

    1000 Sherbrooke Street, West, P.O. Box 549
    Montreal, Quebec H3A 2R3,   Canada 
  • Authors:
    • NOY, I
    • Crabtree, B
  • Publication Date: 1978-11

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 58 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00301809
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DCIEM 78X45, TP 1784
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1979 12:00AM