Accession Number : AD0429034


Title :   A HUMAN ENGINEERING EVALUATION OF THE ML-1 AND ML-1A MOBILE LOW POWER NUCLEAR POWER PLANT.


Descriptive Note : Rept. for 1 Apr 62-30 Apr 63,


Corporate Author : HUMAN ENGINEERING LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD


Personal Author(s) : Sova,B Lawrence ,Jr ; McCahan,Marlin E ; Dewey,Richard H


Report Date : Oct 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 115


Abstract : This report is a continuation of the U. S. Army Human Engineering Laboratories' human engineering evaluation of the ML-1 Mobile Nuclear Power Plant and is being conducted at the request of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. It covers the period 1 April 1962 to 30 April 1963 and includes a simultaneous task analysis of the ML-1 start-up procedures, a review of the layout and operation of the Reactor, Power Conversion Skid, and Gas Storage Skid, the monitoring of the contractor's product improvement program, a proposed layout of the ML-1A Control Cab, a review of the training-simulator design. Recommendations are made for improving the operation and maintenance of this system. A brief description of the reactor plant is also included. (Author)


Descriptors :   NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS , HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING , MOBILE , TRAINING DEVICES , JOB ANALYSIS , SPECIFICATIONS , GASES , STORAGE , ELECTRIC POWER PLANTS , TABLES(DATA)


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE