Accession Number : AD0646653

Title :   EFFECTS OF MANIPULATOR RESTRAINTS ON HUMAN OPERATOR PERFORMANCE.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author : SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC HAWTHORNE CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Magdaleno,R. E. ; McRuer,D. T.

Report Date : DEC 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 60

Abstract : This report is concerned with a series of experiments in which the effects of manipulator restraints, i.e., load dynamics imposed on the operator, are central. The purposes of this investigation are to: Determine the load effects on the human operator's describing functions and performance measures for a representative variety of manipulator restraints and controlled elements. Provide inferential insight into the relative importance of limb position and output force senses in manual control.

Descriptors :   (*OPERATORS(PERSONNEL), PERFORMANCE(HUMAN)), (*REACTION(PSYCHOLOGY), HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING), FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS, PILOTS, MAN MACHINE SYSTEMS, EXTREMITIES, SENSES(PHYSIOLOGY), NEUROMUSCULAR TRANSMISSION

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE