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Professional Facilities Design Book
from C.H.I.P.S.

The Measure of Man
and Woman

Revised Edition
by Alvin R. Tilley and
Henry Dreyfuss Associates

This comprehensive resource contains critical information for creating products and environments that will suit the physical dimensions of people across the globe and with varying abilities. It provides up-to-date measurements and information for children, teenagers, adult men and women, and the elderly through its detailed text, convenient tabular material, and 200 anthropmetric drawings.

Much of the material is focused on the safety issues that impact design, as well as environmental factors such as lighting, noise, temperature, color, and even radiation. It contains practical information and measurements for designing corridors, ramps, bathroom facilities, and office workstations that comply with the Americans Disabilities Act.

Features:

  • critical information on issues surrounding the digital workplace
  • rates of growth and range of motion
  • measurements in imperial and metric units and reflect various sizes
  • demo version of Ergoforms, a CAD Program on a Cd-rom

Contents:

  1. Anthropometry
  2. The Elderly
  3. Seating
  4. Residential Space Considerations
  5. Maintenance Access
  6. Safety at Work and at Home
  7. Vehicular Accommodation
  8. Displays
  9. Manual Controls
  10. The Environment

Appendix A: Conversion Scales
Appendix B: Abbreviations
Appendix C: Anthropometric Terms
Illustations: Anatomical Planes and Orientations
Index

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