Virtual reality environment for fatigue disassembly task evaluation

Peter Mitrouchev 1 Jingtao Chen 1, 2 Sabine Coquillart 3 Franck Quaine 2
1 G-SCOP_SIREP - SIREP
G-SCOP - Laboratoire des sciences pour la conception, l'optimisation et la production
2 GIPSA-SAIGA - SAIGA
GIPSA-DA - Département Automatique, GIPSA-DIS - Département Images et Signal
3 PERVASIVE INTERACTION
Inria Grenoble - Rhône-Alpes, LIG - Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble
Abstract : This paper aims to better understand how Virtual reality (VR) is influencing on human behavior with using biomechanical analysis methods and its application for assembly/disassembly operations simulation in particular. For this purpose, a new haptic model for mechanical energy expenditure is proposed where the required mechanical work is used as main parameter. Then, the fatigue levels are evaluated by analyzing the recorded electromyography (EMG) signal on the four involved muscles of operator’s arm. The proposed method is validated by a set of experimental disassembly tests performed in a VR environment. The comparison of the analytical and experimental results has shown good correlation between them. The proposed method provides the feasibility to integrate human muscle fatigue into disassembly sequence evaluation via mechanical energy expenditure when performing disassembly operation simulations in the initial stage of product design.
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Peter Mitrouchev, Jingtao Chen, Sabine Coquillart, Franck Quaine. Virtual reality environment for fatigue disassembly task evaluation. 15e Colloque National AIP-Priméca, G-SCOP, Apr 2017, La Plagne, France. ⟨hal-01524037⟩

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