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Hand Tool Assessment Of An Object Handling Task

Mohammad Faiz, Shamsudin (2011) Hand Tool Assessment Of An Object Handling Task. Project Report. UTeM, Melaka, Malaysia. (Submitted)

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Abstract

This project is about evaluating hand tools for the purpose of an object handling task. The purpose for this project is to evaluate hand tools that are usually use for handling hot objects. There were two types of hand tool evaluated, the tong (old design) and the proposed design. Those tools were evaluated in terms of ergonomics, usability, and aesthetics. A questionnaire was developed consisting of question related to ergonomics, usability and aesthetics. 50 respondents consisting of representative users of the tools were sampled. The result indicated that the tong (old design) was rated less visually appealing than the new proposed design. In addition, the new design was perceived to be better in terms of ergonomics and in terms of usability as well.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human engineering, Tools -- Design and construction
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Library > Projek Sarjana Muda > FKP
Depositing User: Users 136 not found.
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2012 07:17
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 03:37
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/5723

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