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Computer Assisted System for Enhancing the Application of Ergonomics in Manufacturing Systems
Qutubuddin S M, Hebbal S S, ACS Kumar
Pages - 1 - 11     |    Revised - 15-03-2012     |    Published - 16-04-2012
Volume - 2   Issue - 1    |    Publication Date - August 2012  Table of Contents
Ergonomics, Work Place Design, Computer Aided Systems
The current paper focuses on the need and a plan for the development of a Computer Assisted Interactive and Intelligent Ergonomics System which, through a user friendly consulting mode presents the guidelines and formalized procedures for the application of ergonomics knowledge and data in manufacturing organizations. The system is expected to allow a production engineer or supervisor or even a worker with minimal ergonomics knowledge, to understand, analyze and find solutions to problems related to industrial ergonomics. A survey which is conducted in this regard is also described in this paper and through the out come of the survey it is shown that the poor acceptance and application of ergonomics is due to lack of exposure to ergonomics knowledge and non-availability of ergonomics knowledge in a suitable form for its application in manufacturing systems. 10
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Associate Professor Qutubuddin S M
Mr. Hebbal S S
- India
Mr. ACS Kumar
- India