EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES OF A POLARIZED HEADLIGHT SYSTEM. PT V VISIBLE DISTANCES OBTAINED WITH SOME LAMINATED AND TEMPERED WINDSHIELDS

IN FULL-SCALE FIELD EXPERIMENTS VISIBILITY DISTANCES WERE MEASURED FOR 15 LAMINATED AND 11 TOUGHENED WINDSHIELDS. THE RESULTS SHOW THAT LAMINATED WINDSHIELDS CONSTITUTE A FAIRLY HOMOGENOUS GROUP WHICH IS ACCEPTABLE TOGETHER WITH A POLARIZED HEADLIGHT SYSTEM. THE TOUGHENED WINDSHIELDS ON THE OTHER HAND DIFFER VERY MUCH. SOME MAKES ARE ACCEPTABLE WITH A POLARIZED HEADLIGHT SYSTEM WHILE MOST ARE NOT. THE ANGLE OF INCLINATION OF A LAMINATED WINDSHIELD HAD SERIOUS DEPOLARIZATION EFFECTS ON VISIBILITY DISTANCES ONLY WHEN THE ANGLE TO THE VERTICAL WAS LARGER THAN 60 DEG. THIS WAS TESTED IN A SIMULATOR. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Rept 87, 22 PP
  • Corporate Authors:

    Uppsala University, Sweden

    Department of Psychology, Tradgardsgaten 20
    75220 Uppsala,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • RUMAR, K
  • Publication Date: 1970

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  • Accession Number: 00221156
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 12 1971 12:00AM