View Full Version : Reach Envelope Calculation

Matt Kuklis
12-13-2004, 02:27 AM
Fellow Biomechanicians,

I would greatly appreciate any help in calculating the reach envelope for
various sized (anthropometric) persons. If there is a calculation or any
references for calculating Reach Envelope, please forward me that

Also, what is the difference between the Zone of Convenient Reach and the
Reach Envelope? As I understand it, the ZCR (as the name implies) is a
convenient reach measurement (reach limit without undue exertion by the
user) whereas the Reach Envelope is the extreme reach measurement. Please
let me know if this is a correct understanding.

Thank you so much for any information.

Best regards,

Matt Kuklis
Biomechanical Engineer
Hill-Rom Co., Inc.

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