Judgmental Comparisons among Cargo Trucks and among Tractor-Trailers
ARMY RESEARCH INST FOR THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ALEXANDRIA VA
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The requirement was to assess for selected uses a the comparative suitability of four cargo trucks and b the comparative suitability of three tractor-trailers. It also suggested additional uses for both types of vehicles. The procedure was to assess the relative suitability of each vehicle, judges MASSTER officers ranked the vehicles according to preference for use in accomplishing specific tasks. The judges then suggested additional tasks for which the vehicles might be used. The cargo trucks compared were the Lockheed Dragon Wagon DW, the Caterpillar GOER, the M813 5-ton truck, and the M656 5- ton truck. The tractor-trailers were the DW in tractor-trailer configuration, the GOER Flatbed, and the M818 tractor with M127 semitrailer.
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