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Effects of automobile steering characteristics on driver vehicle system dynamics in regulation tasksA regulation task which subjected the automobile to a random gust disturbance which is countered by driver control action is used to study the effects of various automobile steering characteristics on the driver/vehicle system. The experiments used a variable stability automobile specially configured to permit insertion of the simulated gust disturbance and the measurement of the driver/vehicle system characteristics. Driver/vehicle system dynamics were measured and interpreted as an effective open loop system describing function. Objective measures of system bandwidth, stability, and time delays were deduced and compared. These objective measures were supplemented by driver ratings. A tentative optimum range of vehicle dynamics for the directional regulation task was established.
Document ID
19750025629
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Mcruer, D. T.
(Systems Technology, Inc. Hawthorne, CA, United States)
Klein, R.
(Systems Technology, Inc. Hawthorne, CA, United States)
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
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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