Accession Number:

ADA128449

Title:

Anthropometry and Its Use in Respirator Design: A Review.

Descriptive Note:

Technical note,

Corporate Author:

DEFENCE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT OTTAWA (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

This paper discusses the science of anthropometry and its application to the design of respirators and other headgear. A review of relevant literature from 1940 to the present is made and a discussion of some new methods of sizing is presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE