Intelligently moving manikin - IMMA
Research Project , 2009 – 2013

In order to analyze and control biomechanical motions performed by humans during assembly of e.g. cars, virtual modelling of mannequins is of great interest for the manufacturing industry. This is addressed in the ProViking 2 project IMMA by development of a computer environment where analyses of motions can be performed already in the production development phase.

Such analyses minimize the risk of potential body joint and muscle problems for assembly personnel. Also, mannequin analyses will help ensuring that the assembly motions are collision free both for the human and the object to be assembled. This type of computer analysis contributes to a more effective assembly process with a reduced number of injuries and a higher level of quality.


Rikard Söderberg (contact)

Head of Department at Product and Production Development


Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF)

Project ID: PV08.000.2
Funding Chalmers participation during 2009–2013

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