HUMAN FACTORS ANALYSIS OF THE DIESEL - ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE CAB

Using information collected over 6 1/2 years, a human factors analysis was completed of the diesel-electric locomotive cab. The analysis was directed towards displays, control design and arrangement, and environmental quality. Nineteen recommendations were provided for the modification of existing cabs and the design of new cabs to enable future locomotive crews to work more efficiently and safely in a more comfortable work environment.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This article was published in Human Factors, Vol 17, No. 2, pp 149-156,1 Figure, April 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Rice University

    Houston, TX  USA  77005
  • Authors:
    • Gamst, F C
  • Publication Date: 1975-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 7 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127832
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Contract Numbers: NSF GS 3040, NIMH MH 21783
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1976 12:00AM