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Ergonomics Research of EVA Handhold Cross-Sectional Dimensions

  • Yulin Xu
  • Changhua Jiang
  • Zheng Wang
  • Li Wang
  • Suying Yao
  • Chunhui Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 318)

Abstract

Handhold is one of the important manual mobility aids in extravehicular activity (EVA). This paper is about the method and result of theoretical analysis and experimental tests of handhold cross-sectional dimensions. Ergonomics design indexes and their influential factors were put forward through theoretical analysis. The feasible range of width, thickness, perimeter, and ratio of width and thickness of handhold cross section were obtained through the griping tests in pressed extravehicular mobility unit (EMU). Combining the results of theoretical analysis and experimental tests, the design-referenced value of handhold cross-sectional dimensions for engineering development was put forward finally.

Keywords

Handhold Cross section Ergonomics 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This research work was funded by the National Key Basic Research and Development Program (973 program, No. 2011CB711000) and the autonomy research project of the Human-Factor Engineering Laboratory (No. HF12ZZB05).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yulin Xu
    • 1
  • Changhua Jiang
    • 1
  • Zheng Wang
    • 1
  • Li Wang
    • 1
  • Suying Yao
    • 1
  • Chunhui Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.National Key Laboratory of Human Factors EngineeringAstronaut Center of ChinaBeijingChina

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