DRIVER RESPONSE TO RADAR BRAKES

A "BLACK-BOX" SYSTEM DEFINITION IS MADE FOR AN AUTOMATIC BRAKING-CONTROL SYSTEM THAT EMPLOYS RADAR AS THE FOREIGN- OBJECT DETECTOR AND BRAKE-SYSTEM ACTUATOR. INPUT, ANALYSIS (COMPUTER CALCULATIONS), AND OUTPUT ARE DESCRIBED, AND A SIX-POINT SPECIFICATION IS NOTED. A TEST CAR WAS MANUFACTURED AND WAS DRIVEN BY 10 PERSONS WHOSE RESPONSES TO A QUESTIONNAIRE ARE SUMMARIZED. A GENERAL CONCLUSION WAS THAT THE SYSTEM COMPLICATED INSTEAD OF SIMPLIFIED DRIVER DECISION-MAKING.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 37, pp 369-374
  • Authors:
    • Versace, J
    • Gau, L
    • PLATZER, G
  • Publication Date: 1958

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 6-10, 1958
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00223534
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1971 12:00AM