Anthropometric Analysis

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Anthropometry is related to the measurements and it is used for measuring the shape, curves and lines of the human body. It includes the measurement like physical characteristics, chiefly dimensional descriptors of human body i-e, size and shape. The information of body attributes is necessary for designers. Indian farm women use different equipment for different operations. In this regard to give them ease in movements, anthropometry played a vital role. Women according to their age, gender and their ethnicity describes the variations in their body. Statistical analysis of anthropometric data between Indian farm women and western women can help in designing a better equipment or tool for Indian women. Twenty types of body attributes are measured…show more content…
Garment sizing consist of two major constituents; (a) the body dimension (b) ease allowance. Regression equation is used to calculate the body dimensions for sizing system based on key dimensions as predictor variables. Current body sizing system is insufficient for the describing of body shapes of actual population of US. Wearing ease in garments is basic problem for garment fit and conform and its amount depends on the size of garments. Petrova and Ashdown (2008) inspected the ease in pants for shape and size dependences by examining whether the percentage differences in the circumferences between the pant and the body at the waist, abdomen, hip and thigh changed are dependent on the shape and size of the study member. Five component are used to describe the fit of the garment; grain, ease, balance, line, and set (Erwin, 1949). Calculating the value of ease also under research. Recent study (Petrova, 2008) shows that ease amount increase with size and it provided the regression equations for calculation of these values which based on a study of custom-fitted…show more content…
To set a body sizing system, few aspects are considered; 1) the proportion of the population to be covered; 2) number of sizes to be designed; 3) size interval; 4) control variables for classification of size groups; 5) secondary dimensions to help construct garments; 6) labeling to avoid miscommunication. Visual somatometry is the method use for the classification of body shapes by body silhouette. After that sizes are combined with shapes. The Crimean War, from 1853 to 1856, and the American Civil War, from 1861 to 1865, accelerated the mass production of uniforms. The second half of the 19th century saw the fast growth of ready-to-wear and the application of sizing systems. During World War I (1914-1918), a large number of men's body measurements were collected. Some standard sizes were created based on the analysis of this
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