Chapter 12. Anthropometry

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department3,4
  1. Kathleen M. Robinette Principal Research Anthropologist1 and
  2. Jeffrey A. Hudson2

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch12

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Robinette, K. M. and Hudson, J. A. (2006) Anthropometry, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 4

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Air Force Research Laboratory, 2800 Q Street, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, USA

  2. 2

    General Dynamics AIS, 5200 Springfield Pike, Suite 200, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • anthropometry issues;
  • three-dimensional anthropometry;
  • fit mapping

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Anthropometry Alternatives, Pitfalls, and Risks

  • Fit Mapping

  • Three-Dimensional Anthropometry

  • Summary

  • References