Ergonomic Analysis of UI’s Bicycles Using Posture Evaluation Index (PEI) Method in Virtual Environment. This research was conducted to study the ergonomic aspect of University of Indonesia’s bicycles in virtual environment. Software Jack 6.0 was used to analyze it. PEI was used as an approach that integrated the results of three methods: lower back analysis (LBA), ovako working posture analysis (OWAS), and rapid upper limb assessment (RULA). The research objective is to evaluate the existing design of University of Indonesia’s bicycles and to determine the most ergonomic redesign which concerns handlebar height and saddle height modification. The result showed that the most ergonomic design of University of Indonesia’s bicycles is the one with the highest handlebar height (22 cm) and the lowest saddle height (11 cm).

Bahasa Abstract

Penelitian ini dilakukan untuk mengkaji aspek ergonomis dari sepeda Universitas Indonesia (UI) dalam virtual environment. Analisis dilakukan dengan menggunakan software Jack 6.0. Metode evaluasi yang digunakan dalam penelitian ini adalah metode posture evaluation index (PEI) yang mengintegrasikan hasil analisis dari tiga buah metode: lower back analysis (LBA), ovako working posture analysis (OWAS), dan rapid upper limb assessment (RULA). Tujuan penelitian ini adalah mengevaluasi desain aktual sepeda UI dan mencari konfigurasi desain ulang paling ergonomis ditinjau dari tinggi stang dan tinggi sadel. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa desain sepeda UI yang paling ergonomis adalah desain yang memiliki tinggi stang terbesar (22 cm) dan tinggi sadel terkecil (11 cm).


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