A Strategy for Ergonomic Design of Amphibian Vehicle

  • Debashis Majumder
  • Anirban Chowdhury
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


Amphibian Vehicle (AV) is a vehicle that can run on land as well as in the water. Several attempts have been made to construct various models of these vehicles in the past. Because of the need for such a vehicle, it had gained popularity. Most of the models did not run for a long time because of the high cost and few operational problems. Attempts have been made in this paper, to look at the design aspects of AV and to develop a framework considering ergonomic and styling aspects of design. This framework can represent the AV design process in a better way considering ergonomics and styling aspects. This framework will help to customize AV for different areas of applications like military application, flood rescue operation, etc. This framework is useful to improve aesthetics, styling and ergonomics (comfort and safety) of AV, apart from engineering.


Amphibian Vehicle Automobile Concept Design Emotion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Debashis Majumder
    • 1
  • Anirban Chowdhury
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Design (SoD)University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)DehradunIndia

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