Comparative Study on Cab’s H Point Design Model Based on Human Factors Engineering

  • Jiangli HeEmail author
  • Chenxuan Yang
  • Tong Zhu
  • Xiaoyong Wang
  • Yueqi Hu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 527)


In order to determine a suitable relative location of AHP and H point in the vehicle cab and improve the SAE standard design model, this paper modeled the H point which is suitable for Chinese according to human factor engineering principle. First, this paper optimized the location of H point by theoretical analyzing. It can be found that the dimension parameter of human body had an impact on H point location. Besides this, when compared this relationship with the SAE empirical formula, the reasonable ranges of vertical dimension between H point and AHP point are different. Then JACK was used to create Chinese male’s digital model models and their human percentile was set to 5, 50, and 95% which are representative. These models were used to simulate the location of AHP point and H point by evaluating, Comfort, Vision Zones, and Reach Zones. Least square method was used to process the location data and find the optimal H point. The result showed that the model to design H point for Chinese male in this paper was more reasonable than that in SAE. It can be used to design the driving cab for Chinese vehicles.


Human factor engineering Human percentile Vehicle AHP H point JACK 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiangli He
    • 1
    Email author
  • Chenxuan Yang
    • 1
  • Tong Zhu
    • 1
  • Xiaoyong Wang
    • 1
  • Yueqi Hu
    • 1
  1. 1.School of AutomobileChang’an UniversityXi’anChina

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