HUMAN FACTORS IN TRANSPORT RESEARCH. VOLUME 2. USER FACTORS: COMFORT, THE ENVIRONMENT AND BEHAVIOUR

This volume, together with volume 1, consists of papers presented to the International Conference on Ergonomics and Transport held in Swansea in September 1980, convened under the auspices of the Ergonomics Society. The following papers are included: transport: the opportunities for ergonomics (Brown, ID); on the psychology of passenger comfort (Richards, LG); models of human comfort in vehicle environments (Jacobsen, ID, Richards, LD and Kuhlthau, AR); passenger comfort in ground vehicles (Pepler, RD, Sussman, ED, and Richards, LG); the influence of comfort on passenger modal choice in western Canada (Myers, BB and Marshall, B); passenger comfort technology for system decision making (Conner, DW); truck ride quality and drivers' health: methodology and development (Pepler, RD, Overbey, CM and Naughton, TJ, Jr); comfort requirements for heating, ventilationa and air conditioning in motor vehicles (Temming, J); future problems and research needs related to passenger comfort (Kuhlthau, AR, Richards, LG and Jacobsen, ID); a quantification of subjective judgements of vehicle ride (Levis, JA and McKinlay, WP); laboratory study of truck ride: validation of subjective judgements obtained in the field (Corbridge, C, Griffin, MJ and Levis, JA); predicting the vibration discomfort of seated passengers (Parsons, KC and Griffin, MJ); vibration exposure of sitting or lying persons in motor vehicles and ambulances (Dupuis, H); determining thresholds of human response to vibration using acceleration sweeps at constant frequency (Guignard, JC, Majewski, PL and Muzzy, WH, III); human vibration response and iso 2631 (Clarke, MJ); noise and driver performance (Williams, J and Jones, DM). For continuation of this abstract see TRIS 341435. (TRRL)

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  • Authors:
    • BROWN, I D
    • Richards, L G
    • Jacobsen, I D
    • KUHLTHAU, A R
    • PEPLER, R D
    • Sussman, E D
    • Myers, B B
    • MARSHALL, B
    • CONNER, D W
    • Overbey, C M
    • Naughton, T J
    • TEMMING, J
    • MCKINLAY, W P
    • Corbridge, C
    • PARSONS, K C
    • GRIFFIN, M J
    • DUPUIS, H
    • Guignard, J C
    • Majewski, P L
    • Muzzy III, W H
    • Clarke, M J
    • Williams, J
    • Jones, D M
  • Publication Date: 1980

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 440 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00341434
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 0-12-523802-9
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 22 1981 12:00AM