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Lagged low order control systems with powered controlsWith powered controls, a high order control system can be changed to a lower order control system with a lag, which is better suited to our position control skills and strategies. Separate groups of untrained men were trained on an acceleration control system, or on a rate control system with an exponential lag of either .5, 2, or 4 sec. Acquisition time was reliably shorter with all the lagged rate control systems than with the unlagged acceleration control system.
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Acquisition Source
Legacy CDMS
Document Type
Conference Paper
Poulton, E. C.
(Medical Research Council Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
May 1, 1975
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Ames Res. Center 11th Ann. Conf. on Manual Control
Subject Category
Man/System Technology And Life Support
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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