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ERGONOMICS FOR TABLOID CHAIR MANUFACTURING

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Author Name: Shibbir Ahmad, Md. Mamunur Rashid, M. Iqbal and M. A. Rashid Sarkar
Research Area: Industrial and Production Engineering
Volume: 01
Issue: 01
Page No: 30-36
Emailed: 10
Total Downloads: 1816
Country: Bangladesh
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Ergonomics is very vital discipline now a day. The importance of ergonomics is growing day by day both in academically and industrially. Application of ergonomics in the design of office furniture, by taking into consideration, how the products can be designed to fit the people that are using them. In this paper, it has been analyzed and shown in using earlier designed chair, the problems faced by the students of a University in Bangladesh. In this paper, it has also been depicted that a survey was conducted on 100 students who took part in the previous tabloid chair design and have used the tabloid chair that was designed earlier for at least one hour at a time. This survey mainly focuses on the discomfort of the users.  In this research, it has further been shown that a new design was proposed for tabloid chair, by analyzing the survey results and using anthropometric data taken from 150 students who took part in the previous study. In this paper, we have demonstrated that tabloid chair will be supplied to the student level at a reasonable cost.