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|ERGONOMIC HANDLE AND THE DEVELOPED TASK LIGHT|
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The task / office light seen below, is for use on a typical desk. The shade has a simple handle, so that the light can be focussed in different directions.
You have been asked to redesign the handle so that it is ergonomic and more comfortable to use.
1. In the space below, develop a design for the ergonomic handle. Do not sketch the entire light unit - only the shade and the ergonomic handle.
Add dimensions / measurements
|2. What is meant by the term anthropometric data?|
|The study of the human body and its movement, often involving research into measurements relating to people. It also involves collecting statistics or measurements relevant to the human body, called Anthropometric Data. I have used the measurements of the hand.|
|3. What is meant by the term ergonomics?|
|The study of people and their relationship with the environment around them. Measurements (anthropometric data), are applied to designs / products, to make them more comfortable / easier to use. I have used the anthropometric data (measurements) of the hand to design a comfortable shape for the handle.|
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