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The Effect Of Body Size On The Computer Simulation Of Human Thermoregulation

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/BIO950121

Volume

2

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

828 kb

Author(s)

M.S. Neale, C.E. Millard, W.R. Withey & K.C. Parsons

Abstract

8592 The effect of body size on the computer simulation of human thermoregulation M.S. Neale,* C.E. Millard,* W.R. Withey,* K.C. Parsons* "Department of Human Sciences, University of Technology, Loughborough, Leicestershire LEI 1 3TU, UK ^Centre for Human Sciences, Defence Research Agency, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 6TD, UK Abstract This paper reports a modification of the Stolwijk and Hardy™'" 25- node model of human thermoregulation as revised by Haslam and Parsons*'^. The model now possesses a user facility allowing specification of its anthropometry. Predictions from the model correlated quantitatively with human thermal responses associated with anthropometry. Introduction Many rational computer simulations of human thermoregulation have been developed^ ^^. These imitate human responses to the thermal environment and are designed to predict one or more of the four common measures used to assess thermal strain in humans - deep-body (core) and skin temperatures, heart ra

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