EFFECTS OF THE UNDERWATER ENVIRONMENT UPON WORK EFFICIENCY OF DIVERS
Final technical rept. Mar-Aug 1970
MAN FACTORS INC SAN DIEGO CA
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The effects of working underwater upon certain human performance characteristics during the execution of specific complex tasks were studied. The tasks examined were A complex maintenance task involving the disassembly and reassembly of a water filtration unit, and The execution of a metal task involving the processes of numerical reasoning, digit memory span and pattern perception. These tasks were performed in self-paced fashion at a working depth of 33 feet. During test sessions measures were taken of breathing gas consumption rate, Litersmin. STPD, air, as well as time and accuracy measures of the task performed.
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