Estimation of body surface area coverage by garment items: different approaches using mesh base modelling Online publication date: Thu, 21-Jul-2022
by Gunther Paul; Leyde Briceno
International Journal of Human Factors Modelling and Simulation (IJHFMS), Vol. 7, No. 3/4, 2022
Abstract: Digital human modelling can be applied to determine skin exposure to sun as a factor in modelling risk of skin cancer. To determine body surface area covered by clothing (BSAC), a variety of garment data must be overlaid with the human model. Two approaches, one based on creation of clothing using MakeHuman add-ons in Blender, and the other based on the import of data are exemplified. Results are compared with data from Zhang (Shah and Luximon, 2019). We found that a scalable library of garment elements, assembled to typical apparel is a feasible way to model clothing. We conclude that valid BSAC could be determined.
Online publication date: Thu, 21-Jul-2022
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