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The Measurement of Hand-Arm Vibration in Industry.

Authors
Kitchner-R
Source
NIOSH 1977 Apr:153-159
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00074733
Abstract
Practical problems involved in measuring hand-arm vibration in industry are covered. The selection of the best transducer and its correct method of mounting, including the difficulties presented by high impulsive forces is presented. The most suitable type of analysis including the possibility of characterizing the vibration by a single figure using a frequency weighting network is discussed. The instrumentation needed to deal with the range of frequency and amplitude is considered. A few results are given of the vibration levels found in the metalworking industry.
Keywords
Measurement-methods; Measurement-instrumentation; Power-tools; Methodology; Vibration-meters; Biodynamics; Biomechanics; Metal-workers;
Publication Date
19770401
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings;
Fiscal Year
1977
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 77-170
Source Name
Proceedings of the International Occupational Hand-Arm Vibration Conference, NIOSH (Paper presented at Cincinnati, Ohio, October 28-31, 1975), Cincinnati, Ohio, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-170
State
OH;
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