Objectifying discomfort seat measurement for next generation truck driver's seat

Onderzoeksoutput: Hoofdstuk in Boek/Rapport/CongresprocedureConferentiebijdrageAcademicpeer review

Samenvatting

Comfort is an attribute that today’s drivers demand more and more. Seat is one of the important features of vehicle and there is the place where the professional driver spends most of their time. According to ‘European Union Legislation for Drivers and Promote’, the weekly driving time for truck drivers shall not exceed 56 hours. Assuming eight week vacation and one more for holiday, the truck driver is spending around 2408 hours driving time per year. Truck seat, which are in contact with truck occupants, play an important role in improving the comfort and work environment of a driver. The perceived comfort of humans in a given environment can be classified as a subjective assessment, because it is possible to find a considerable variation in responses of different people to the same situation. Nevertheless, the factors on which the opinions of people on (dis)comfort level are physical variables such as pressure, temperature and heart rate. The main research objective is to investigate "How to improve the truck seat comfort objectively?" The paper describes the state-of-the-art objective measurement techniques in seat development and an intelligent system is proposed for the next generation truck driver’s seat.
Originele taal-2Engels
TitelCongress proceedings / FISITA World Automotive Congress : 14 - 19 September 2008, Munich, Germany
Plaats van productieWiesbaden
UitgeverijSpringer
StatusGepubliceerd - 2008
EvenementFISITA 2008 World Automotive Congress - Munich, Duitsland
Duur: 14 sep 200819 sep 2008

Congres

CongresFISITA 2008 World Automotive Congress
LandDuitsland
StadMunich
Periode14/09/0819/09/08
AnderFISITA world automotive congress 2008 (FISITA 2008), Munich, Germany, September 14-19, 2008

Vingerafdruk Duik in de onderzoeksthema's van 'Objectifying discomfort seat measurement for next generation truck driver's seat'. Samen vormen ze een unieke vingerafdruk.

  • Citeer dit

    Tan, C. F., Chen, W., Delbressine, F. L. M., & Rauterberg, G. W. M. (2008). Objectifying discomfort seat measurement for next generation truck driver's seat. In Congress proceedings / FISITA World Automotive Congress : 14 - 19 September 2008, Munich, Germany Springer.