Accession Number:

ADA301689

Title:

Standards and Benchmark Tests for Evaluating Large Scale Manipulators with Construction Applications.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1995-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

92.0

Abstract:

New applications of large scale manipulators for construction are continually emerging and making them multi-functional construction machines. This report presents a set of meaningful benchmark tests to gauge the overall static and dynamic performance of different large scale manipulators in order to achieve a means of relative comparison. The most important static and dynamic performance criteria are defined and a method provided for evaluating them. The report reviews the application of human factors engineering to large scale manipulator acquired by The University of Texas. Furthermore, a method is presented to quantify potential improvements to the human-machine interface. MM

Subject Categories:

  • Cybernetics
  • Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE