Accession Number:

ADA305214

Title:

Physical Simulation Support to the Crewman's Associate Controller Soldier Tracking and Slewing Experiment Using the Ride Motion Simulator.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Oct-Dec 95,

Corporate Author:

TACOM RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI

Report Date:

1995-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

115.0

Abstract:

This report describes and documents only the work performed by the Physical Simulation Team in the Physical Simulation Laboratory using the Ride Motion Simulator RMS. The Physical Simulation Team conducted an experiment using the RMS for the Crewmans Associate Team along with the Human Research and Engineering Directorate HRED of the Army Research Laboratory ARL to examine soldier performance using a flat panel display and two controllers while in a motion environment. The purpose of this study was to measure and compare turret slewing and tracking performance with the conventional, displacement yoke used in the M-1 tank, and a fixed yoke incorporating a thumb-operated tracking control. This report does not incorporate the findings of ARL, it only represents the work done on the RMS during these tests. The tests were jointly executed by the Simulation Area AMSTA-TR-D and ARL, in Building 215, at TARDEC from 16 October to 9 November 1995.

Subject Categories:

  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE