# NCIDQ - Human Factors

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NCIDQ - Human Factors

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 Side A Side B 1 Anthropometrics Measurement of the size and proportions of the human body. 2 Optimum seat back height 31-33" 3 Optimum seat depth 15" 4 Optimum seat height General = 16-17" task= 14-18" 5 Optimum distance between people at a table on center 30" 6 Optimum access clearance in front of lateral file 20" for drawer; 24-36 for person in front of lateral 40-54" if two are facing each other 7 Clearance amount around table for chairs with people 18-24" 8 Ergonomics study of relation between humans and physical objects/environment 9 What is the most important aspect of designing a workstation. keyboard height should be from 26-28.5"h and adjustable 10 The body loses heat in what ways. explain Convection, evaporation, and radiation. Convection: when temp surrounding body is cooler.... 11 comfortable range of air temp... Tolerable range... 69 -80 degrees 60 - 85 degrees 12 ET Effective Temperature-effects of air temp, humidity and air movement 13 Humidity percentage of moisture in the air compared to how much the air can hold 14 comfortable range of humidity tolerable range of humidity 30-65 percent 20-70 percent 15 Comfortable wind speeds 50 ft/min-200 ft/min. 16 MRT Mean radiant temperature - weighted average of surface temp. of surfaces in a room, exposrue... 17 What determines how much ventilation you need in a room? Building codes. size, people in, activities 18 Behavior SEttings place where a standard pattern of behavior occurs at a particular time (weekly board meeting... 19 Personal space proposed by who? Edward Hall, anthropologist 20 Intimate distance 0-18" 0-6" for close phase 21 Personal Distance 18"-4' close: 1.5-2.5 far: 2.5-4 people's choice 22 Social Distance 4'-12' close: 4-7' far: 7-12' 10' not rude to ignore most impersonal business, work... 23 Public Distance 12'+ greatest amount of formality 24 Proxemics the theory of personal space applied to use of space. 25 Human factors involves the correctness of fit between objects and spaces and the needs of the people using... 26 seat reference plane 95-105 degrees 27 distance seat to center of back rest 7-10" 28 distance from the back of a chair to the wall 30" 29 individual table setting zone 30" x 18" 30 minimum distance between appliances 48" 31 oven work zone 30" 32 important principle in selecting work station chairs adjustability 33 human comfort is based on 8 things temperature humidity air movement temperature radiation air quality sound vibration light 34 relative humidity the percentafe of moisture in the air compared witht the maximum amount of moisture the air... 35 one of the most common ways to facilitate group interation seating arrangements 36 best approach in seating spaces provide a variety of seating configurations