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2013 | Vol. 19, No. 2 | 259--274
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Worksheets for Computing Recommended Notebook Computer and Workstation Adjustments

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This paper discusses the design and development of worksheets for helping notebook computer (NBC) users to compute NBC and workstation adjustments so as to assume an appropriate seated posture. The worksheets(one for male users, the other for female ones) require the following information: body height, NBC screen size, work surface height, and seat height. The worksheets contain tables for estimating recommended NBC base angle, NBC screen angle, body–NBC distance, work surface height, and seat height. Additionally, they include flow charts to help NBC users to determine necessary adjustment accessories and their settings.
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259--274
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Bibliogr. 30 poz., rys., tab.
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  • Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand, suebsak@siit.tu.ac.th
  • Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand
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  • Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand
  • Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand
  • Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand
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