Accession Number : ADD012624

Title :   Random Pattern Tracking Acceleration Tolerance Tester.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Repperger,Daniel W ; Jennings,Thomas J ; Ratino,David A

Report Date : 28 Oct 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : A G force acceleration effects monitoring apparatus involving a pair LED or other visual stimulus arrays, one randomly patterned by an electronic driving apparatus and one patterned by the manipulation of a G force test subject. The electronic driving apparatus preferably includes a sum of sines algorithm and the test subject manipulations are received preferably from a job stick controller. Mounting of the apparatus in a centrifuge gondola and also in off-line training stations and use of the invention by animals are also disclosed.

Descriptors :   PATENTS, *CENTRIFUGES, *GONDOLAS, *TRAINING, *VISUAL PERCEPTION, OFF LINE SYSTEMS, STATIONS, ANIMALS, INVENTIONS, ARRAYS, STIMULI

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Stress Physiology
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE