Accession Number : ADA199276

Title :   Proceedings of the SAFE Association Annual Symposium (25th), Held in Las Vegas, Nevada on 16-19 November 1987.

Corporate Author : SAFE ASSOCIATION NEWHALL CA

Report Date : 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 293

Abstract : Partial Contents: Evaluation of full-body harnesses during prolonged motionless suspension of volunteers; Individual ventilator/resuscitator (gas powered individual ventilator) GPV; Attrition of molecular sieve in on board oxygen generating systems; High altitude-low profile positive pressure breathing (HA/LP-PPB) oxygen mask assembly; Space station emergency egress and eva lighting considerations and candidate koch hardware; Evaluation of collective protection systems; Al altered control position for simulating fluid shifts during shuttle launch; Cognitive workload and symptoms of hypoxia; A computerized repository system for collecting and retrieving acceleration stress data; A comparison of uniform pressure anti-g suits; An engineering test and evaluation of several new anti-g valves; Development of an oxygen mask integrated arterial oxygen saturation (Sa02) monitoring system for pilot protection in advanced fighter aircraft; Eyeblink monitoring as a means of measuring pilot physiological state. Keywords: Aviation safety, Aviation accidents, Man machine systems, Biodynamics, Escape systems, Protective equipment, Ejection seats, Life support systems, Breathing apparatus, Survival kits, Flight helmets. (AW)

Descriptors :   *AVIATION SAFETY, *ESCAPE SYSTEMS, *LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS, *PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, *SURVIVAL KITS, ACCELERATION TOLERANCE, ADVANCED WEAPONS, ASSEMBLY, ATTRITION, AVIATION ACCIDENTS, BIODYNAMICS, BREATHING APPARATUS, COGNITION, CONTROL, EJECTION SEATS, EMERGENCIES, ENGINEERING, EXITS, FIGHTER AIRCRAFT, FLIGHT HELMETS, FLUIDS, G SUITS, GRAVITY, HYPOXIA, LAUNCHING, MAN MACHINE SYSTEMS, MEASUREMENT, MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, MOLECULAR SIEVES, MONITORING, OXYGEN GENERATORS, OXYGEN MASKS, PHYSIOLOGY, PILOTS, POSITION(LOCATION), PRESSURE SUITS, PROTECTION, RESUSCITATION, SAFETY, SHIFTING, SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS, SPACE SHUTTLES, SPACE STATIONS, STAGNATION, SUSPENSION DEVICES, SYMPOSIA, TEST AND EVALUATION, VALVES, VENTILATORS, VOLUNTEERS, WORKLOAD, SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT.

Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
      Life Support Systems
      Escape, Rescue and Survival
      Protective Equipment
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE