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3-D laboratory simulation of hand-transmitted vibration.
Dong-RG; Welcome-DE; McCormick-RE
24th Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics 2006, IMAC-XXIV, January 30, 2006 - February 2, 2006, St. Louis, Missouri. Bethel, CT: The Society for Experimental Mechanics, 2006 Jan; :1-9
Vibration exposure at workplaces is generally multi-axial. The health effects of vibration exposure also likely depend on the vibration direction. Therefore, there is a wide interest in the simulation of the multi-axial vibration in laboratory experiments. The advances of technologies have made it possible to develop a multi-axial test system for studying hand-transmitted vibration exposure and health effects. The purposes of this paper are to introduce a new 3D vibration test system and to provide examples of test data using it.
Vibration-exposure; Exposure-levels; Exposure-limits; Testing-equipment; Hand-injuries; Hand-tools; Laboratory-testing
Ren G. Dong, Engineering & Control Technology Branch, Health Laboratory Effects Division National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 1095 Willowdale Road, MS L-2027, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505
24th Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics 2006, IMAC-XXIV, January 30, 2006 - February 2, 2006, St. Louis, Missouri