Human Articulation Efforts Estimation in the Automobile Vehicle Accessibility Movement – A Pilot Study

  • Jean-François Debril
  • Philippe Pudlo
  • Mohand Ouidir Ait El Menceur
  • Philippe Gorce
  • François Xavier Lepoutre
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4561)


To build a criterion of discomfort evaluation, based on the kinematics and the dynamics of the performed movement, is an expectation of the car manufacturers. There is no reference concerning the evaluation of the articulation efforts during the automobile vehicle accessibility movement. On this point, we propose to give a first reference. Our method and our computation were verified by a well known movement, the walking. The automobile vehicle accessibility movement of a young and healthy subject is studied. The articulation efforts presented are coherent with the produced movement’s analysis.


Automobile vehicle accessibility Inverse dynamics Articulation efforts 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-François Debril
    • 1
  • Philippe Pudlo
    • 1
  • Mohand Ouidir Ait El Menceur
    • 1
  • Philippe Gorce
    • 2
  • François Xavier Lepoutre
    • 1
  1. 1.LAMIH UMR CNRS 8530, Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis, Le Mont Houy, 59313 Valenciennes Cedex 9France
  2. 2.HANDIBIO-ESP EA 31-62, Université du Sud Toulon et du Var, Avenue de l’université, 83957 La GardeFrance

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