Master of Science (MS)
First Committee Member
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This study has three main goals. The first is to evaluate a proposed change to the input spectra for the ISO 10819 antivibration glove tests. Secondly, this study investigates the effect of palm adapter geometry on linear transmissibility and mean corrected transmissibility values. Finally, the effect of test subject training is discussed and supporting data is shown; 30 rigid acrylic adapters were designed, fabricated, and tested. All adapters fell into one of four categories. Category 1 adapters passed the acceptability criteria. Category 2 adapters failed in the low frequency (16--40 Hz). Category 3 adapters failed in the high frequencies (1000--1600 Hz). Category 4 adapters failed in multiple frequency bands. Four category 1 adapters, one category 3 adapter, and one category 4 adapter were chosen for further testing; Mean corrected transmissibility tests were performed for these 6 adapters according to the procedure defined in International Standards Organization's publication, ISO 10819:1996. 3 test subjects, and 3 different commercially available antivibration gloves were used. (Abstract shortened by UMI.).
Investigation; Iso; Issues; Related; Revision
Mechanical engineering; Industrial safety
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Wolf, Erik, "Investigation of issues related to the revision of ISO 10819" (2004). UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations. 1705.