Accession Number:

ADA229985

Title:

Workspace Design Handbook for Standardized Command Posts

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Feb-Jul 1990

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST FOR THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

83.0

Abstract:

This handbook was developed for use in the Army Chief of Staffs Standardized Command Post program. It provides recommended design techniques, assessment approaches, sample operational considerations, human factors guidelines, and implementation advice for the design of Army tactical command posts. All information in the handbook is based on subject matter experts knowledge of human factors design and soldier performance. The handbook discusses operational considerations in terms of standardizations and establishment of operational requirements for workspace design. It also points out the need to go beyond arranging equipment in command post design and describes how to incorporate the soldiers and their missions in design. Keywords Command and control systems, Human factors engineering, Handbooks, Tactical communication, Workplace layout. RWJ

Subject Categories:

  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems
  • Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE