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IEEE Transactions on Human Factors in Electronics

Issue 1 • Date Sept. 1963

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  • IEEE Transactions on Human Factors in Electronics

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s): c1
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  • IEEE Professional Technical Group on Human Factors in Electronics

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s): c2
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  • [Table of contents]

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s): 1
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  • Guest editor [Duane McRuer]

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s): 2
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  • Manual control issue introduction

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s):3 - 4
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  • Man-Machine System Simulation for Flight Vehicles

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s):4 - 14
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    A procedure for conducting a meaningful simulation of a man-machine system is presented and illustrated by various specific examples. The relationship of the various types of simulators to their use is outlined and desirable detailed characteristics are delineated. The tradeoffs between simulator complexity, realism and the interrelation of various feedback sensing cues (motion, visual or tactile)... View full abstract»

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  • Predicting Pilot Ratings of Multi-Axis Control Tasks from Single-Axis Data

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s):15 - 17
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    Techniques for predicting pilot ratings for multi-axis control tasks using single-axis rating data are evaluated. A method based on a nonlinear relationship between pilot rating and pilot generated lead time constant obtained from human response studies is shown to give excellent results. View full abstract»

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  • Studies of Manual Attitude Control: Control-Device/Display Content Comparisons

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s):17 - 24
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    Experimental simulation studies were conducted to determine the effects of displayed information content and hand control device configuration on the ability of pilots to stabilize the attitude of a tumbling space vehicle and to maintain a fixed attitude while external torques were being applied. Four pilot-engineers performed both tasks in a fixed-base manned space vehicle simulator which was mec... View full abstract»

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  • Remote Manipulative Control with Transmission Delay

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s):25 - 29
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    The nature of remote manipulation is briefly discussed and several manipulator devices are described. The problem of manipulation with delay is considered, and an experiment to determine the effect of delay on completion time for a simple manipulative task is reported. It appears that under certain circumstances the time required with delay can be predictd from performance measures which are indep... View full abstract»

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  • Manual Flight Control System Functional Characteristics

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s):29 - 38
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    The functional characteristics of a manual flight control system which a controls engineer must consider are presented and discussed. Each factor is treated as a separate entity, with its effect on other functional characteristics noted. The application of the functional characteristics in the design of the control system is explained. Some of the pitfalls and problems to be avoided are discussed.... View full abstract»

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  • Variable Feedback Experiments Testing a Sampled Data Model for Eye Tracking Movements

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s):38 - 51
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    A sampled data model is presented to describe the action of the control system for directing human gaze at a moving target. The plausibility of the model is supported by its successful prediction of experimental tracking characteristics under variable effective visual feedback. The feedback is altered by addition of an external signal from measured eye position to target position, and its effects ... View full abstract»

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  • The Normality of Signals and Describing Function Measurements of Simple Manual Control Systems

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s):52 - 55
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    The distribution functions of amplitude of the error, response and remnant signals in a simple, compensatory, manual control system were computed for a variety of input signal bandwidths and spectral shapes. χ<R>2</R> goodness-of-fit tests of the normality of these distributions were performed. Distribution functions of the measured values of several transformations of the describ... View full abstract»

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  • On the Limits of Manual Control

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s):56 - 59
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    Theoretical predictions and experimental data for the limits of manual control of unstable oscillatory second-order controlled elements are presented. At the limits of manual control, amplitude distributions of the system error and operator output were nearly Gaussian. The quasi-linear describing function model of the human operator implied from analysis of the experimental measurements indicates ... View full abstract»

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  • Observed Pilot-Vehicle Loop-Closure Characteristics For Hovering Aircraft Control

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s):60 - 63
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    The parameters in an a priori form of the pilot describing function have been measured for pitch axis stabilization in a hovering aircraft simulation. Controlled element characteristics of static gain and damping were varied, using an input disturbance representative of atmospheric turbulence at very low altitudes. The pilot describing function parameters were measured during each run by an analog... View full abstract»

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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s):64 - 65
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    Publication Year: 1963, Page(s): 65
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