Accession Number : AD0696342

Title :   DESIGNING CONTROL ROOMS TO SUIT THE MEN IN THEM,

Corporate Author : MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL CAMBRIDGE (ENGLAND) APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH UNIT

Personal Author(s) : Poulton,E. C.

Report Date : 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : The layout of the control room in a new chemical plant should be designed to suit the kind of man who will use it. Some of the specialized knowledge required is available in textbooks. A consultant, or given time, a research unit may be able to supply the rest. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT, CONTROL PANELS), (*INDUSTRIAL PLANTS, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING), AUTOMATION, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), DESIGN, INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT, INSTRUMENTATION, FAILURE, ERRORS, GREAT BRITAIN

Subject Categories : Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE