Applications of SAMMIE and the Development of Man Modelling

  • Maurice Bonney
  • Keith Case
  • Mark Porter


SAMMIE is a computer aided design system which assists the designer of workplaces suitable for the human operator. The original development of SAMMIE started over 20 years ago, and this paper traces its development and shows the links with other associated software. The paper also describes the current facilities within SAMMIE and some applications for which it has been used. It then goes on to set this work in the context of the needs for a workplace design system which includes man-modelling.


Work Task Link Dimension Ergonomic Design Posture Prediction Reach Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurice Bonney
    • 1
  • Keith Case
    • 2
  • Mark Porter
  1. 1.Department of Production EngineeringUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUK
  2. 2.University of TechnologyLoughboroughUK

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