Test Technology Research on Immersion Thermal Manikin

  • Wang Qian
  • Xu Ying
  • Tian Yinsheng
  • Ding LiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 824)


People are carrying out abundant scientific experiments, many of which are very dangerous. To better guarantee the safety of the real human, a device that can replace the real people to do experiments is needed to test the thermal resistance of the garment and evaluate the environmental parameters. The manikin is a device that simulates the heat and moisture exchange between the human body and the environment. So far, there have been more than 100 thermal manikins in the world. The immersion thermal manikin is mainly used to measure the thermal resistance of clothing or life-saving protective equipment that needs to work underwater to evaluate the thermal comfort of the garment. It is a technical difficulty for the manikin to achieve the waterproof function and the continuous work under the water through the program control of the manikin heating. This paper provides a brief introduction to the construction of immersion thermal manikin and its software and hardware system.


Thermal manikin Thermal resistance Comfort 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Biomedical EngineeringBeihang UniversityBeijingChina

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