J. Inst. Eng. India Ser. C https://doi.org/10.1007/s40032-018-0474-2 OR IGINAL CONTRIBUTION AHP based Anthropometric Analysis of University Hall Bed Design in Bangladesh 1,2 3 2 • • Pobitra Halder Eity Sarker Chitralekha Karmaker Received: 15 January 2018 / Accepted: 10 May 2018 The Institution of Engineers (India) 2018 Abstract In university hall, different types of bed are used Keywords Students’ bed dimensions Anthropometry for providing sleeping environment to the students. Ergonomics consideration AHP Bangladesh Although there are wide variations in the design of stu- dents’ bed in Bangladeshi university hall, none of them are designed properly considering the anthropometric data. In Introduction this study, four anthropometric measurements related to normal students’ bed dimensions were measured from 300 Ergonomics refers to ﬁt the task to the individual and students from a public university hall in Bangladesh. The design of workstation, machine, and product . The feedbacks regarding different health problems and their ergonomic design is based on the physical, physiological, reasons were collected from considering practical situa- and biomechanical competences of human, also the safety tions of the students and gathering experts’ opinions. Chi- and comfort of the workers. However, ergonomics requires square test showed that back pain,
Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C – Springer Journals
Published: May 29, 2018
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