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Ergo-Man

AlexPittAlexPitt Member Posts: 15 PRO
Hi,

Thought I'd share this personal project with the Onshape Community.  I wanted an realistic ergonic figure that I could drop into architectural projects. Probably spent far too long on it but it's fun and has been taking my mind off things during the lock-down!

Created almost from scratch in OS. I say "almost" as the head was modelled refering to a downloaded mesh (also from OS public docs)  - and there's various reference images from the web.

He's very flexible -  too much so in some respects as he can twist into impossible postions! And more joint mobility is needed in other areas (I don't think he can put his hand behind his head - hope to fix that later.)

It's a messy work in progress which I'll tidy up once I've fixed the following ...

- A movable right arm
- Some fingers 
- More preset poses (with configured grouping to lock down the postion)
- Maybe a smart outfit for dinner; he's not really dressed appropriately for my professional projects!

Maybe you'll find it useful and fun too!

Any feedback/suggestions welcome!

Alex
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https://cad.onshape.com/documents/bd0a5b1deae46d5b7bb04af9/w/f9e2293557f5d8a1a15b76fc/e/de9d4084a9bec8277eb82a0d






Comments

  • romeograhamromeograham Member Posts: 376 PRO
    Nicely done!

    Next challenge - configurations for different body sizes: 5th - 95th percentile man/woman, with some "typical" poses for working / interacting with equipment, seating, moving through space.

    Particular care on the dimensions of the head / face for designers working on eyewear, helmets, etc.  Maybe a no-hair configuration for that.

    A real human factors resource would be very useful in Onshape!

  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,709 PRO
    edited May 13
    Need to stamp a white    On   logo on his chest.
    All i hear when i see him is 'Onshape Mann'  (trojan man)

    Maybe it's the color of his suit and the super hero poses... 
  • AlexPittAlexPitt Member Posts: 15 PRO
    @john_mcclary Haha I had to google "Trojan man"!  One day maybe there'll be a curly-haired bearded version in gold lame.
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,709 PRO
    you lost me at curly hair... apparently the rebranded Trojan man.. 

    I was thinking more like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWB62nd7VMs
  • AlexPittAlexPitt Member Posts: 15 PRO
    @romeograham Thanks, yes as well as fingers, office attire and improved mobility, I'd like to add more typical poses as you describe. Size configurability will be an interesting challenge. He's on the larger side, probably around 90th percentile.
  • romeograhamromeograham Member Posts: 376 PRO
    @AlexPitt You certainly have enough detail in your construction geometry that can be used for configured dimensions (to get different percentiles)...I guess the challenge will be setting up constraints, so you can explicitly configure / define the smallest number of dimensions possible.

    Great work so far!
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