Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati in Hindi

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

ERGONOMICS LABORATORY

Publications

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

  • Arunachalam, M., Mondal, C., Singh, G. and Karmakar, S., 2019. Motorcycle riding posture: A Review. Measurement, 134, 390-399.

 

  • Sanjog, J., Patel, T. and Karmakar, S., 2019. Occupational ergonomics research and applied contextual design implementation for an industrial shop-floor workstation. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 72, pp.188-198.

 

  • Singh, A.K., Meena, M.L., Chaudhary, H. and Karmakar, S., 2019. Assessment of low-cost intervention (foam rubber) among wood carvers exposed to hand-arm vibration and noise. DREWNO, 62(203), pp.131-151.

 

  • Nath, S., Kalita, T., Arunachalam, M., Tiwari, R. and Karmakar, S., 2019. Association Between Adopted Posture and Perceived Vibrational Discomfort Among Stone Polishing Workers. In Research into Design for a Connected World (pp. 549-561). Springer, Singapore.

 

  • Nayak, B.K. and Karmakar, S., 2019. A Review of Eye Tracking Studies Related to Visual Aesthetic Experience: A Bottom-Up Approach. In: Research into Design for a Connected World (pp. 391-403). Springer, Singapore.

 

  • Arunachalam M. and Karmakar S., 2019. Ergonomic Design and Evaluation of Innovative MainStand of Motorcycle. In: Bagnara S., Tartaglia R., Albolino S., Alexander T., Fujita Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018). IEA 2018. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 824, Pp.1099-1111 Springer, Cham. [ISBN  978-3-319-96070-8]

 

  • Nayak, B.K. and Karmakar, S., 2018. Eye Tracking Based Objective Evaluation of Visual Aesthetics: A Review. In International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (pp. 370-381). Springer, Cham. [ISBN 978-3-319-94705-1]

 

  • Verma, I., Nath, S. and Karmakar, S., 2018. Research in Driver--Vehicle Interaction: Indian Scenario. In: Ergonomics in Caring for People, 353-361. [ISBN 978-981-10-4980-4][Springer, Singapore].

 

  • Chowdhury, A., Chakrabarti, D. and Karmakar, S., 2018. Anthropomorphic Televisions Are More Attractive: The Effect of Novelty. In Ergonomics in Caring for People, 243-249. [ISBN 978-981-10-4980-4][Springer, Singapore].

 

  • Mondal, C. and Karmakar, S., 2018. A Study Exploring the Facets of Visual Elements in Ethnic Products: Case Study of Sarees from West Bengal. In: Advances in Ergonomics in Design, (pp. 821-831). Springer, Cham.
  • Bora, S., Chatterjee, A., Karmakar, S. and Chakrabarti, D., 2017. Implementation of Ergonomic Design Intervention to Improve Workplace Amenities for Assam Policewomen. In: A. Chakrabarti and D. Chakrabarti (eds.), ICoRD '17 - Research into Design for Communities, Volume 1, 219 - 230. [ISBN 978-981-10-3517-3] [Spinger]

 

  • Yein, N., Pal, S., 2017. Technological Assistance for Fall Among Aging Population: A Review. In: A. Chakrabarti and D. Chakrabarti (eds.), ICoRD '17 - Research into Design for Communities, Volume 1, 409 - 420. [ISBN 978-981-10-3517-3] [Spinger]

 

  • Patel, T., Sanjog, J., Chatterjee, A., Shroff, A., Prusty, S. S., Mohapatra, S., and Karmakar, S., 2017. Virtual Ergonomics Evaluation of a Design Concept of Manual Powered Portable Paddy Thresher Suitable for Hilly Region Agriculture. In: A. Chakrabarti and D. Chakrabarti (eds.), ICoRD '17 - Research into Design for Communities, Volume 1, 503 - 512. [ISBN 978-981-10-3517-3] [Spinger]

 

  • Sharma, H., Karmakar, S., and Chakrabarti, D., 2017. Exploring the Purchase Experience of Assam Silk as a Memento Among the Tourists to Strengthen the Bond Between Visitors and Native People. In: A. Chakrabarti and D. Chakrabarti (eds.), ICoRD '17 - Research into Design for Communities, Volume 1, 679 - 690. [ISBN 978-981-10-3517-3] [Spinger]

 

  • Verma, I. K., and Karmakar, S., 2017. Driver Distraction: Methodological Review. In: A. Chakrabarti and D. Chakrabarti (eds.), ICoRD '17 - Research into Design for Communities, Volume 1, 849 - 860. [ISBN 978-981-10-3517-3] [Spinger]

 

  • Chakrabarti, P., and Chakrabarti, D., 2017. Media Representation: Design for Positive Imaging. In: A. Chakrabarti and D. Chakrabarti (eds.), ICoRD '17 - Research into Design for Communities, Volume 1, 1007 - 1024. [ISBN 978-981-10-3517-3] [Spinger]

 

  • Bhattacharjee, A., and Pal, S., 2017. Review on Sustainable Lighting Design in Art Galleries to balance between visibility and Conservation of Light Sensitive Art Exhibits. In: A. Chakrabarti and D. Chakrabarti (eds.), ICoRD '17 - Research into Design for Communities, Volume 2, 247 - 254. [ISBN 978-981-10-3520-3] [Spinger]

 

  • Dhiman, B., Chaudhury, M. K., Deb, S.K., and Chakrabarti D., 2017. Micro Solar Energy Systems: Product design Intervention Facilitating Sustainable Development for Rural North East India. In: A. Chakrabarti and D. Chakrabarti (eds.), ICoRD '17 - Research into Design for Communities, Volume 2, 117 - 126. [ISBN 978-981-10-3520-3] [Spinger]

 

  • Kharkongor, W. B., Paul, A., Bora, S., Chakrabarti, D., 2017. Meghalaya Tourism: Inculcating Cultural Image in Developing Enroute Mini Halts. In: A. Chakrabarti and D. Chakrabarti (eds.), ICoRD '17 - Research into Design for Communities, Volume 2, 255 - 266. [ISBN 978-981-10-3520-3] [Spinger]

 

  • Goswami, T., Chowdhury, A., and Karmakar, S., 2017. Framework of a KE Application Software Development for Emotive Design: A Computational Cognitive Science Perspective. In: A. Chakrabarti and D. Chakrabarti (eds.), ICoRD '17 - Research into Design for Communities, Volume 1, 469 - 478. [ISBN 978-981-10-3517-3] [Spinger]

 

  • Nath, S., Kalita, T., Chatterjee, A., Tiwari, R. and Karmakar, S., 2017. Occupation imposed postural discomfort among the stone polishing workers from Guwahati, Assam: A systematic ergonomic evaluation. The Japanese Journal of Ergonomics, Vol. 53 (Supplement-2 p. S438-S441. [http://doi.org/10.5100/jje.53.S438]

 

  • Patel, T., Sanjog, J., Chatterjee, A. and Karmakar, S., 2016. Statistical Interpretation of Collected Anthropometric Data of Agricultural Workers from Northeast India and a Comparison with National and International Databases. IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors. (DOI:10.1080/21577323.2016.1194912) [Taylor & Francis]

 

  • Patel, T., Sanjog, J. and Karmakar, S., 2016. Ergonomics perspective in agricultural research: a user-centred approach using computer-aided design (CAD) and digital human modeling (DHM) technologies. Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A. ( DOI: 10.1007/s40030-016-0162-2) [Spinger]

 

  • Sanjog, J., Patnaik, B., Patel, T. and Karmakar, S., 2016. Context specific design interventions in blending workstation: An ergonomics perspective. Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering, 33(1), 32-50.  (DOI: 10.1080/21681015.2015.1099057) [Taylor & Francis]
  • Sanjog, J., Patnaik, B., Patel, T. and Karmakar, S., 2015. Context specific design interventions in blending workstation: An ergonomics perspective. Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering. [In Press] [Taylor & Francis]

 

  • Sanjog, J., Patel, T., Chowdhury, A. and Karmakar, S., 2015. Musculoskeletal ailments in Indian injection-molded plastic furniture manufacturing shop-floor: Mediating role of work shift duration. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 48, 89-98. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ergon.2015.04.004) [Elsevier]

 

  • Sanjog, J., Karmakar, S., Patel, T. and Chowdhury, A., 2015. Towards virtual ergonomics: aviation and aerospace. Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology: An International Journal, Vol. 87 (3), 266 – 273. [Emerald]

 

  • Patel, T., Sanjog, J. and Karmakar, S., 2015. Isometric hand grip strength of agricultural workers from northeast region of India. Agric. Eng. Int: CIGR Journal, 17(1), 130-140.

 

  • Sanjog, J., Dash, T., Patel, T., and Karmakar, S., 2015. Redesign of small and medium scale injection molded plastic furniture manufacturing shop floor: Physical and environmental ergonomics aspects, In: Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Planning and Design (ICPD 2015), National Cheng Kung University, Tiwan, 25th - 28th May, 2015, pp. 276 – 286. [ISBN: 978-986-04-4432-2]

 

  • Sanjog, J., Patel, T., Chowdhury, A., Kumar, S. and Karmakar, S., 2015. Ergonomics Investigations across Durable Goods Manufacturing Sector in India: an Insight. In: P.C. Dhara (Ed.), Ergonomics for Rural Development: A collection of articles presented at the International Conference on Ergonomics (HWWE 2013), 4th-6th December 2013, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India, pp.167-174. [ISBN: 978-93-5174-905-9]

 

  • Chowdhury, A., Reddy, S.M., Chakrabarti, D. and Karmakar, S., 2015. Cognitive Theories of Product Emotion and Their Applications in Emotional Product Design. In: A. Chakrabarti (ed.), ICoRD’15 – Research into Design Across Boundaries, Volume 1, 329-340. [ISBN: 978-81-322-2231-6] .[Spinger]

 

  • Reddy, S.M., Chowdhury, A., Chakrabarti, D. and Karmakar, S., 2015. Role of Colour and Form in Product Choice and Variation of Preferences Across Product Categories: A Review. In: A. Chakrabarti (ed.), ICoRD’15 – Research into Design Across Boundaries, Volume 2, 631-640. [ISBN: 978-81-322-2228-6].[Spinger]
  • Karmakar, S., 2014. Book Review: Ergonomics in the Automotive Design Process. Ergonomics in Design, 22 (1), p.33. [SAGE Publication]. [DOI: 10.1177/1064804614522753]

 

  • Patel, T., Sanjog, J., Kumar, P., and Karmakar, S., 2014. Isometric muscular strength data of Indian agricultural workers for equipment design: Critical analysis. Agric. Eng. Int: CIGR Journal, 16(2), 70-79.

 

  • Chowdhury, A., Karmakar, S., Ghosh, S. and Chakrabarti, D., 2013. Purchase intention of anthropomorphic chair is influenced by visual attractiveness and perceived pleasure. International Review of Applied Engineering Research, 4(2), 133-140.

 

  • Patel, T. and Karmakar, S., 2014. Book review: Introduction to Ergonomics, Third Edition. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 44(6), 892-893. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ergon.2014.08.003) [Elsevier]

 

  • Chowdhury, A., Karmakar, S., Reddy, S.M. and Ghosh, S. and Debkumar Chakrabarti 2014. Usability is more valuable predictor than product personality for product choice in human-product physical interaction. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 44(5), 697-705. [Elsevier]

 

  • Patel, T. and Karmakar, S., 2014. Book review: Automotive Ergonomics: Driver-Vehicle Interaction. Journal of Transport Geography, 41, 346–347. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2014.06.001) [Elsevier]

 

  • Karmakar, S., Sanjog, J. and Patel, T., 2014. Digital Human Modeling and Simulation in Product and Workplace Design: Indian Scenario. International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERA), Special issue. Pp. 06-12. [ISSN: 2248-9622]

 

  • Patel, T. and Karmakar, S., 2014. Anthropometric and strength data of Indian agricultural workers for farm equipment design: Book review. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 44, 189-190. [Elsevier]
  • Chakrabarti, D., Deori, M., Pandit, S. and Ravi,T., 2013. Virtual Ergonomics Laboratory: Human Body Dimension Relevance. Advanced Engineering Forum, 10, 22-27. [doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AEF.10.22]

 

  • Pandit, S., Kumar, P. and Chakrabarti, D., 2013. “Ergonomic Problems Prevalent in Handloom Units of North East India”, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2013.

 

  • Patel, T., Sanjog, J., Chowdhury, A., and Karmakar, S., 2013. Applications of DHM in Agricultural Engineering:  A Review. Advanced Engineering Forum, 10, 16-21. [DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AEF.10.16]

 

  • Patel, T., Karmakar, S., Sanjog, J., Kumar, S. and Chowdhury, A., 2013. Socio-Economic and Environmental Changes with Transition from Shifting to Settled Cultivation In North-Eastern India: An Ergonomics Perspective. International Journal of Agricultural Science and Research, 3(2), 117-136

 

  • Sanjog, J., Patel, T. and Karmakar, S., 2013. Indoor physical work environment: an ergonomics perspective. International Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology Research, 2(3), 507-513

 

  • Chowdhury, A., Karmakar, S., Ghosh, S. and Chakrabarti, D., 2013. Purchase intention of anthropomorphic chair is influenced by visual attractiveness and perceived pleasure. International Review of Applied Engineering Research, 4(2), 133-140.

 

  • Chowdhury, A., Karmakar, S., Reddy, S.M., Ghosh, S. and Chakrabarti, D., 2013. Product personality rating style for satisfaction of tactile need of online buyers- A human factors issue in the context of e-retailers' web-design. 2013 International Conference on Human Computer Interactions (ICHCI), 23rd–24th August, Chennai, India. p. 01-08. (doi: 10.1109/ICHCI-IEEE.2013.6887784) [IEEE Xplore]

 

  • Udaykumar, B., Bora, A., Sanjog, J., and Karmakar, S., 2013. Proactive Ergonomics through Digital Human Modeling and Simulation for Product Design Innovation: A Case Study. 2013 International Computer Science and Engineering Conference (ICSEC 2013), 4th-6th Sept., Bangkok, Thiland. p. 319-323. IEEE Catalog Number: CFP13IBE-ART (doi: 10.1109/ICSEC.2013.6694801, ISBN: 978-1-4673-5324-3) [IEEE Xplore]

 

  • Chowdhury, A., Ramdas, R. and Karmakar, S., 2013. Muscle computer interface: A Review. In: A. Chakrabarti and R. V. Prakash (eds.), ICoRD’13, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, 411-421. [Print ISBN-13: 978-81-322-1049-8].[Spinger]
  • Sanjog, J., Karmakar, S., Patel, T. and Chowdhury, A., 2012. DHM an aid for virtual ergonomics of manufacturing shop floor: A review with reference to industrially developing countries. International Journal of Computer Applications, 54(14), 18-23. (DOI: 10.5120/8634-2541)

 

  • Chakrabarti, D. and Bhattachheriya, N., 2012. Ergonomic design intervention strategy for work tools development for women agro based workers in Northeast India. Work, 41, Supp. l :1330-4.

 

  •  Bhattachheriya, N. and Chakrabarti, D., 2012. Ergonomic basket design to reduce  Cumulative trauma disorders in tea leaf plucking operation. Work, 41, Suppl 1:1234-8

 

  • Bhattachheriya, N., and Chakrabarti, D. 2012. Design development scopes towards occupational wellness of women workers: specific reference to local agro based food processing industries in NE India. 43(4):403-409.

 

  • Chakrabarti. D, 2012. Sustainability issues in Ergonomics Design Process, Proc., Ergo 2012: Safety for all, HWWE2012, International Ergonomics Conference; ISE and Pant Nagar University, p 176

 

  • Kumar P. and Chakrabarti. D, 2012 Ergonomic Investigation in the Practices Adopted for pineapple Peeling in Small Scale fruit processing Units of North East,Proc., Ergo 2012: Safety for all, HWWE 2012, International Ergonomics Conference; ISE and Pant Nagar University p 145

 

  • Chowdhury, A., Sanjog, J., Reddy, S.M. and Karmakar, S., 2012. Nanomaterials in the field of Design Ergonomics: Present status. Ergonomics, 55(12), 1453-1462. [doi:10.1080/00140139.2012.720287][Taylor and Francis]

 

  • Sanjog, J., Karmakar, S., Agarwal,H. and Dattu Patil, C., 2012. Designing and ergonomic Evaluation of a Shoe-rack in CAD Environment. International Journal of Computer Applications, 49(20), 38-41. (DOI:10.5120/7890-1275)

 

  • Chowdhury, A., Karmakar, S., Reddy, S.M., Sanjog, J., Ghosh, S. and Chakrabarti, D., 2012. Visual attention analysis on mutated brand name using eye-tracking: A case study. Journal of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Issue-68, p. 1132-1135. (pISSN: 2010-376X, eISSN:2010-3778)

 

  • T. Patel, S. Karmakar, P.K. Pranav, A. Kumar and W.A. Singh, ‘Ergonomic evaluation on Sherpa  mode of load carriage’, Proceedings of International conference on Humanizing Work and Work Environment, “ERGO 2012: Safety for All”, Pantnagar, 6-8 December 2012

 

  • Reddy, S.M., Chakrabarti, D. and Karmakar, S., 2012. Emotion and Interior Space Design: An Ergonomic Perspective. Work. [IOS Press], 41 Suppl. 1,1072-1078.

 

  • Karmakar, S., Pal, M. S., Majumdar, Deepti. and Majumdar, D., 2012. Application of Digital Human Modeling and Simulation for Vision Analysis of Pilots in a Jet Aircraft: A Case Study. Work.[IOS Press], 41 Suppl. 1, 3412-3418. [DOI: 10.3233/WORK-2012-0617-3412]

 

  • Patel, T., Karmakar, S. and Chakravorty, A., 2012. Software for Performance Prediction and Matching of Tractor-Implement System.  In: Proceedings of 3rd National Conference on Emerging Trends and Applications in Computer Science (NCETACS-2012), 30-31 March, 2012, St. Anthony’s College, Shillong, Meghalaya, India. p. 262-269. IEEE Catalog Number CFP1258M-PRT [Print ISBN 978-1-4577-0749-0].

 

  • Sanjog, J., Chowdhury, A. and Karmakar, S., 2012. Industry Specific Applications of DHM. In: Karim Abdel-Malek edited ‘Proceedings of the International Summit on Human Simulation 2012 (ISHS-2012)’, 23-25 May, 2012, St. Pete Beach, Florida, USA, Pp.123-134
  • Pandit, S., Bhattacharyya, N and Chakrabarti, D.  2011: ‘An ergonomics study on women weavers’ performance: Design and Occupational assessment in the handloom industries in Assam’, Indian Science Congress, Chennai, January, 2011.

 

  • Chakrabarti, D. 2011:  ‘Good design fundamentals and ergonomics health risks factors’, , Indian Science Congress, Chennai, January, 2011.

 

  • Bhattacharyya, N.,  Pandit, S. and Chakrabarti, D. 2011: ‘Work related upper limb disorders among the women workers engaged in fruit processing industries of Assam and design development scope’, Abstract publication,  Indian Science Congress, Chennai, January, 2011.

 

  • Kumar, P and  Chakrabarti, D 2011: ‘Extending the life Cycle of Under-Utilized Urban Scrap Through Sustainable Design Approach’, Research into Design Supporting sustainable product development,  edited by Amaresh Chakrabarti, Research Publishing, Singapore,  pp. 541- 550,     ISBN: 978-981-08-7721-7, (outcome of ICoRD conference held IISc Bangalore, January 2011).

 

  • Kumar, P. and Chakrabarti, D., 2011, Design development of a pineapple eye removing device, Humanizing work and work environment (HWWE) Conference, 2011.

 

  • Karmakar, S., Majumdar, Deepti., Pal, M. S. and Majumdar, D., 2011. Ergonomic Study of Ingress-Egress of an Army Vehicle in Simulated Environment. In: Proceedings of International Conference on Trends in Product Lifecycle, Modeling, Simulation and Synthesis (PLMSS)-2011, Bangalore, India. 69-74.

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