FACE PROPORTIONS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$28,770.00
Award Year:
1984
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
964
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Bio-dynamics Research & Dvlp
1000 Willagillespie Suite 200, Eugene, OR, 97401
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
BARRY T. BATES, PH.D.
(503) 343-8400
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
PROPOSED IS PHASE 1 OF A PHASED RESEARCH PROJECT AIMED AT PROVIDING NECESSARY DATA TO ASSIST IN THE MORE EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT DESIGN OF HEAD AND FACE PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR MEN AND WOMEN. THIS IS TO BE ACCOMPLISHED THROUGH STATISTICAL (MULTI-VARIATE DISCRIMINATE ANALYSIS) EVALUATION OF AN EXISTING U.S. ARMY DATA SET OF 30 HEAD AND FACE DIMENSIONS FOR 100 MALEAND 200 FEMALE SUBJECTS. THE PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF THE RESEARCH IS TO QUANTIFY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE SEXES ON RELEVANT HEAD AND FACIAL CHARACTERISTICSAND PRODUCE PARA METER PROFILES TO AID IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF SIZING SYSTEMS. A FURTHER OBJECTIVE IS TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE EXISTING DATA SET IS STATISTICALLY AND PRACTICALLY ADEQUATE AND IF NOT, TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FOLLOW-ON PHASE.

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