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Document ID (ISN)58007
CIS number 92-1034
ISSN - Serial title 0014-0139 - Ergonomics
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Coblentz R., Mollard R., Ignazi G.
Title Three-dimensional face shape analysis of French adults, and its application to the design of protective equipment
Bibliographic information Apr. 1991, Vol.34, No.4, P.497-517. Illus. 38 ref.
Abstract In a preliminary survey, anthropometric measurements were collected on 301 females and 208 males and a sampling strategy was designed to select 30 females and 30 males as test subjects. A stereophotogrammetric method was used for face data acquisition and stereorestitution was made on pairs of photographs placed in an analytical plotter. Three-dimensional values for each subject were processed using computer-aided design software and five groups of fore-faced size were identified. The study demonstrates that stereometric measurements of the face can be used as basic data for the design of protective equipment for the fore-face.
Descriptors (primary) anthropometry; facepieces; face shields
Descriptors (secondary) computer aided design; France; design of equipment; photogrammetry; survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Respiratory protection
Face and eye protection
Anthropometry