Accession Number : AD0642738

Title :   HUMAN FACTORS IN THE DESIGN OF THE SUBMARINE DIVING CONTROL STATION.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : DUNLAP AND ASSOCIATES INC STAMFORD CONN

Personal Author(s) : Trabold,Frederick W. ; Tolcott,Martin A. ; Channell,Ralph C.

Report Date : 27 OCT 1948

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : The purposes of the study were to: make a functional analysis of the diving station trainer; compare operations of controls aboard ship with operations of the trainer controls; interview diving officers and planesmen to obtain supplementary information and to exchange views on re-designing of displays; develop and submit recommendations for modification of the trainer displays; provide engineering advice with respect to the construction of the modified equipment; and evaluate the modified equipment after installation on the trainer.

Descriptors :   (*SUBMARINES, DIVING), (*DIVING, CONTROL PANELS), SUBMARINE PERSONNEL, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, INDICATOR LIGHTS, DEPTH INDICATORS, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, TRAINING DEVICES, UNDERWATER VEHICLES, MARINE ENGINEERING

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE