Study on Fatigue of Workers in the Row Drilling Operation of Furniture Manufacturing Based on Operational Energy Efficiency Analysis

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 527)


At present, most of the China’s furniture drilling operations is in the semi-mechanized state. It still needs workers to pay a lot of manual labor; therefore, workers are prone to fatigue and inefficiencies. This article is mainly about the workers of the row drilling job ergonomics analysis, taking human engineering principle as reference and using EEPP simulation software. It analyzes the energy consumption of operation process by using job analysis method and analyzes workers’ job therbligs to optimize ineffective therbligs and improve workers’ working efficiency for the furniture manufacturing and production process of human work optimization to provide reference.


Drilling operation Ergonomics Therbligs analysis Work efficiency analysis 



We appreciate volunteers to participate the experiment. Thanks to the project funders, including Jiangsu Natural Foundation Youth Fund Project (BK20150877), the Ministry of Education Research of Social Sciences Youth funded projects (17YJCZH231), Nanjing Forestry University Youth Science and Technology Innovation Fund(CX2016015), A Project Funded by the Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (PAPD), and CES-Kingfar Funding.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

The study was approved by the Logistics Department for Civilian Ethics Committee of Nanjing Forestry University. All subjects who participated in the experiment were provided with and signed an informed consent form.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nanjing Forestry UniversityNanjingChina

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