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Measuring Slipperiness

Human Locomotion and Surface Factors

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Published by CRC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsWen-Ruey Chang (Editor), Theodore K. Courtney (Editor), Raoul Grongvist (Editor), Mark Redfern (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7490518M
ISBN 100415298288
ISBN 109780415298285

Measuring Slipperiness-Human Locomotion and Surface Factors, Editors: W-R Chang and T.K. Courtney; Associate Editors: R. Gronqvist and M. Redfern, Taylor & Francis Publishers, New York, NY, Conference Proceedings and Abstracts.   Mr. Michell, a self-styled Merlin of the s English counterculture, inspired disciples like the Rolling Stones with a deluge of writings about U.F.O.’s, prehistoric architecture and fairies.

Measuring Slipperiness Human Locomotion and Surface Factors, 1st Edition. Edited by Wen-Ruey Chang, Theodore K. Courtney, Raoul Grongvist, Mark Redfern. In recent decades, injury has begun to gain prominence as a public health and societal problem. Publisher Summary. This chapter provides an overview of measurement of viscosity. Issac Newton postulated that “the resistance which arises from the lack of slipperiness of the parts of the liquid, other things being equal, is proportional to the velocity with which .

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Slipperiness and slip, trip, and fall (STF) injuries are among the greatest obstacles to reducing the injury burden. One of the biggest challenges in STF is defining and measuring slipperiness. After over half a century of serious research on what slipperiness is and how it can be measured, rapid progress has been made in the decade of the : Wen-Ruey Chang.

Measuring Slipperiness: Human Locomotion and Surface Factors - Kindle edition by Redfern, Mark, Chang, Wen-Ruey, Courtney, Theodore K., Grongvist, Raoul, Redfern, Mark. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Measuring Slipperiness: Human Measuring Slipperiness book and Surface : $ The book includes expert group perspectives on human-centered (biomechanical, locomotive, perceptual, and cognitive), and surface-centered (roughness, friction) aspects and approaches.

It addresses the injury burden of slipperiness, globally reviews existing slipmeters, and summarizes areas of consensus in the field of slipperiness measurement.

Book Description. In recent decades, injury has begun to gain prominence as a public health and societal problem. Slipperiness and slip, trip, and fall (STF) injuries are among the greatest obstacles to reducing the injury burden. One of the biggest challenges in STF is defining and measuring slipperiness.

Measuring Slipperiness: Human Locomotion and Surface Factors provides an overview of basic concepts and definitions of terms related to the 'measurement of slipperiness' from the onset of a foot slide to a gradual loss of balance and a fall.

The book includes expert group perspectives on human-centered (biomechanical, locomotive, perceptual Format: Copertina rigida. Slipperiness is the degree of risk of slippage or Measuring Slipperiness book when walking on a wet surface such as a pathway, boat deck or roadway.

Road slipperiness is a major area of road safety, but various means have also been developed to measure walkway and deck slipperiness in order to develop health and safety standards. Energy loss over a measured distance of movement across a surface is called the.

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Includes expert. Friction has been widely used as a measure of slipperiness. However, controversies around friction measurements remain. The purposes of this paper are to summarize understanding about friction.

The average age of the subjects was (±) years. The five surface conditions for measuring COF were reproduced following the procedure in Section on the tiles where the friction data were taken.

Each subject was brought to the location of each tile and was asked to inspect visually and determine the slipperiness on a 1–5 by: Measurement of slipperiness: Fundamental concepts and definitions Article Literature Review in Ergonomics 44(13) November with 78 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Road slipperiness is a condition of low skid resistance due to insufficient road friction. It is a result of snow, ice, water, loose material and the texture of the road surface on the traction produced by the wheels of a vehicle.

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In the Hopkinton conference on the measurement of slipperiness incritical issues on the measurement of slipperiness were discussed. As a part of the conference activities, Dr. Wen-Ruey Chang served as the leading editor of a book, entitled Measuring Slipperiness: Human Locomotion and Surface Factors, published by Taylor & Francis.

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