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Optimal Human Posture-Analysis of a Waitperson Holding a Tray

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dc.creator Huston, Ronald L. en_US
dc.creator Liu, Yung Sheng en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-07-07T18:17:20Z
dc.date.available 2006-07-07T18:17:20Z
dc.date.issued 1996-09 en_US
dc.identifier.citation The Ohio Journal of Science. v96, n4-5 (September-December, 1996), 93-96 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-0950 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1811/23718
dc.description Author Institution: Department of Mechanical, Industrial, and Nuclear Engineering, University of Cincinnati ; Department of Mechanical Engineering, Feng Chia University en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper explores optimal human posture for burden bearing. The optimization is based upon a uniform muscle stress criterion. This criterion, when used with the governing mechanical equations, removes a redundancy thus enabling a solution of the equations. The paper then presents an application with a waitperson holding a tray. The results are seen to be consistent with observed practices. Implications for dynamic analysis and for optimal performance are discussed. en_US
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dc.title Optimal Human Posture-Analysis of a Waitperson Holding a Tray en_US