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Appendix E: Pedal Design

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Table of Contents I. Introduction Ill. Ergonomic Considerations in Pedal Design I-2. Importance of Ergonomic Pedal Design Il. Literature Review TIl. Analysis of Pedal Design Parameters THIS. Pedal Design Variables . E-l E-1 ...E-2 .E-3 ..E-6 .E-6 TTT-2. Standard Bus Driving Postures E-IO IV. Pedal Design Synthesis E- 12 TV-. Pedal Plate Length (PDI). .E-12 IV-2. Pedal Plate Width (PD2) E- ~ 4 IV-3. Pedal Plate Shape (PD4) ....E-! ~ TV-4. Pedal Angles (PD5, PD6, PD7, and PD201 E-19 IV-5. Pedal Plate Location (PD8, Pug, and PDiO) IV-6. Pedal Plate Material (PD! {) TV-7. Pedal Resistance (PD21 and PD22) References........................ E-22 ..E-40 ....E-40 .... E-42