Chapter 39. Digital Human Modeling for CAE Applications

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department3,4
  1. Anders Sundin1 and
  2. Roland Örtengren Professor2

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch39

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Sundin, A. and Örtengren, R. (2006) Digital Human Modeling for CAE Applications, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch39

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 4

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    WM-data Caran AB, Göteborg, Sweden

  2. 2

    Human Factors Engineering, Department of Product and Production Development, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden

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:

  • digital human modeling (DHM);
  • cognitive and performance DHM;
  • DHM and production system development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Digital Human Modeling

  • Development and Growth of DHM

  • DHM in Product and Production System Development

  • Physical DHM and Computer Manikins

  • Contextual and Organizational Aspects of DHM

  • Case Studies

  • General Benefits of DHM

  • Limitations and Problems of DHM

  • Guidelines for DHM in CAE Applications

  • Conclusions and the Future of DHM

  • Definitions Related to Human Modeling in CAE Applications

  • Acknowledgments

  • References