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GROUP 4 Ahmet Altınoklu Ahsen Kış Esra Erkan Sena Partal Tamay Kiper Ufuk Çöğür Yasin Yalçınkaya. What is Ergonomics ?. Application that consists of scientific principles, methods and data drawn from a variety of disciplines In which people play a significant role

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GROUP 4

Ahmet Altınoklu

Ahsen Kış

Esra Erkan

Sena Partal

Tamay Kiper

Ufuk Çöğür

Yasin Yalçınkaya


What is ergonomics
What is Ergonomics?

  • Application that consists of scientific principles, methods and data drawn from a variety of disciplines

  • In which people play a significant role

  • It also plays a crucial role in education


Ergonomics
Ergonomics

  • FundamentalAim

    • Safety

    • Well-being

    • Performance of humanbeings



Anthropometry1
Anthropometry

  • Deals with the measurements of the dimensions of the body and other physical characteristics.

  • Plays an important role in;

    • IndustrialDesign

    • ClothingDesign

    • Ergonomics

    • Architecture


Child anthropometry
Child Anthropometry

  • Childrenaresmallerversions of adults

  • Theirantropomentricdatasdifferfromadults, sotheirequipmentsneedto be adjustedduetotheirmeasurements


Requirements of the children ergonomy
Requirements of the children ergonomy

  • Each child is unique

  • In order to eliminate risks caused during children’s growth and development, ergonomy is essential

  • MSD(Musculoskeletal Disorders)


Msd musculoskeletal disorders
MSD(Musculoskeletal Disorders)

  • Computerized workplace are the source of MSD

  • It develops chronic pain if their workstations are set up without proper attention to ergonomics

  • A small change, such as re-positioning the screen or keyboard, or using an adjustable chair, can often eliminate the problem.


Ergonomics for children in the field of computer usage
ErgonomicsforChildren in theField of ComputerUsage

  • Computerusagebecomewidespreadamongchildren in recentdecades,sotheergonomicdesign of theequipmentsgainmoreimportance.

  • Mainly, MSD is themain problem duetocomputerusage

    • Itresults in chronicpainandirregularity in thedevelopment of childs’ skeletalsystemduetothelongworkinghoursandawkwardpostures.



One size fits all1
One Size FitsAll ! ”

  • Minimum usage of computersforanychildren is 11.5 minuteswherethemaximum is 101.9 minutes. (rangingupto 10 hours)

  • Longtimesspend in front of computers

  • The equipments (chair and table) that fit adults are used to children

  • However, one size DOES NOT fit all

  • Childrenneedtocranetheirneckstoviewmonitors, awkwardelbowandwristanglesoccur

  • Thereforetheyfacelots of musculardisordersandirregular bone development


Features of our ergonomic chair and laptop table
Features of our ergonomic chair and laptop table

  • Schoolchildren have the most fluctuating body dimensions

  • Adjustable furniture is

    preferred, due to the

    different dimensions

    of the body

  • Suitable for the child’s anthropometric data as well as their varying work postures





Chair design
Chair Design

  • Adjustable seat height

  • Adjustable backrest

  • Lower back is supported by backrest

  • Breathable and padded fabric

  • Able to swivel

  • 5 wheels (can be locked)

  • Flexible armrest (e.g. bus)


Chair design1
Chair Design

90 º elbow angle

General view

90 º knee angle


Possible adjustments
Possible Adjustments

Original position Back adjustment Height adjustment


Laptop table design
Laptop Table Design

  • Adjustable height (pneumatic system)

  • Ergonomic palm rest

  • Room for ergonomic keyboard

  • Mousepads attached for both left and right hand users

  • Adjustable inclined laptop plane

  • 4 wheels (can be locked)


Table design
Table Design

Adjustable screen height

Adjustable height for (extra) keyboard


References
References

  • http://www.safety-council.org/info/child/ergo.html

  • http://www.ncsu.edu/ehs/www99/right/handsMan/office/ergonomic.html

  • http://www.ergoindemand.com/computer-workstation-ergonomics.htm

  • http://mreed.umtri.umich.edu/mreed/research_anthro.html#child_anthro

  • http://www.burosit.com

  • http://www.healthycomputing.com/kids/computers.html

  • http://www.humanics-es.com


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