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Bamboo as sustainable material used in design and civil construction: species, management, characterization and applications
(Key Engineering Materials, 2014) [Artigo]
The use of bamboo as construction and raw material for producing products can be considered a feasible alternative to the abusive use of steel, concrete and oil byproducts. Its use can also reduce the pressure on the use ...
Palmar pressure and perception of discomfort in the use of axillary crutches
(Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 2017-01-01) [Trabalho apresentado em evento]
The use of crutches is mainly related to healing processes after injuries or/and surgery of lower limbs. The design of the handle grips may influence the pressure distribution on the palm of the hand and it can influence ...
Perceptual aspects of the use of faucets (taps)
(Work-a Journal of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation, 2012-01-01) [Artigo]
This paper presents an assessment with simulated activities with the aim of analyzing the perception of ease/difficulty of the use of faucets (taps) handles by 180 Brazilian adults. Five different handles faucets were ...
Online Shopping Websites: An Evaluation of User Experience and Interface Ergonomic Criteria from the Perspective of Older Users
(Design, User Experience, And Usability: User Experience Design For Diverse Interaction Platforms And Environments, Pt Ii, 2014-01-01) [Trabalho apresentado em evento]
This paper presents a user experience evaluation of two online shopping websites from the perspective of older users (those aged 50 and older). Two online shopping websites were evaluated using methodological procedures ...
Interdisciplinary-based development of user-friendly customized 3D printed upper limb prosthesis
(Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 2019-01-01) [Trabalho apresentado em evento]
This study reports on the development of a customized transradial mechanical prosthesis for a patient with bilateral transradial amputation, with a design process involving interdisciplinary project combining the areas of ...