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Human Factors Research Unit (HFRU)

Human Factors Research Unit- Laboratory Facilities

The Human Factors Research Unit laboratories have a unique range of human-rated test facilities for experimental studies of human responses to whole-body vibration, hand-transmitted vibration, and low frequency oscillation.

Laboratory Facilities

360° view of the Human Factors Research Unit laboratories

Turn Table

Turn Table

Motor-driven turntable is capable of reproducing arbitrary continuous or oscillatory yaw motions.

Treadmill

Treadmill

Kistler Gaitway® treadmill is a complete gait analysis system.

Indenter Rig

Indenter Rig

Measuring dynamic stiffness of seat cushions and dynamic characteristics of suspension components.

Electrodynamic Shakers

Electrodynamic Shakers

The HFRU laboratory has a wide range of electrodynamic vibrators with varying displacements. up to 50 mm.

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