How to arrange an instrument desk?

- Apr 06, 2019-

How to arrange an instrument desk?

The arrangement of the instrument is based on the principle of ensuring the driver's operation, observation and concentration. The distance between the control handle and the button and the recognition of the instrument and the indicator light should meet the ergonomic requirements. The commonly used instruments and buttons should be arranged at 20°~40°. Within the horizontal field of view, important instruments and buttons should be set within 3° of the center of the field of view. In the 40° to 60° area, only the secondary instruments and buttons can be set. Except for instruments that are not commonly used or not important, they should not be set. Outside the 80° horizontal field of view. The control button and handle should be placed on the right side of the instrument panel and the driver's right hand can be easily accessed. The meter is placed on the left hand side, and the indicator light should be arranged above the meter. The instrument that needs real-time observation can be placed in the driver and At the viewport between the steering wheel rim and the spoke.

After the seat position is determined, the instrument desk can be designed to be straight, curved or trapezoidal when more instruments are arranged in the main instrument panel directly in front of the operator. When the meter is placed, the line of sight is preferably in the range of 560 to 750 mm. The instrument panel should be kept as perpendicular as possible to the driver's line of sight while also considering the height of the main instrument panel without affecting the field of view. Such line of sight and arrangement can make the eyes less prone to fatigue when working for a longer period of time, too close or too far will affect the speed and accuracy of the human eye.