Accession Number:

AD0775011

Title:

Human Factors in Destroyer Operations.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

186.0

Abstract:

A study was made of human factors affecting operations of U.S. Navy destroyers. Shipboard duties were analyzed to determine factors relevant to job performance. Topics included vigilance and motivation search techniques sensor optimization mans total environment factors such as fatigue, stress, lighting, temperature, noise, medication, and smoking group and individual psychological needs human engineering requirements and typical performance effectiveness criteria. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE