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Keywords: CTIL; CTILWEB; Human Error; Situational Awareness; Distraction; Attention;
Abstract: Accidents in commuter rail operations point to the need for better understanding of the contributory role of operator distraction in rail safety. This presentation discusses need...
Keywords: CTIL; CTILWEB; Safety; Research; Automation; Human-in-the-loop Testing; Human Factors Research; Human-computer interaction
Abstract: The paper describes a new human factors research capability for the US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)—The Cab Technology Integration Laboratory (CTIL). The FRA sponsored...
Verification Methodology for Fault-Tolerant, Fail-Safe Computers Applied to Maglev Control Computer System
Keywords: Magnetic levitation, Maglev, Maglev control computer, Fail safe design, Fault tolerant computer, Design for verifcation methodology, Safety and availability
Abstract: The Maglev control computer system should be designed to verifiably possess high reliability and safety as well as high availability to make Maglev a dependable and attractive...
15th Railroad Engineering Conference Proceedings, Railroad R&D Challenges of the 80's : Opportunities & Obstacles
Abstract: This report constitutes the proceedings of the 15th Railroad Engineering Conference held at TSC on October 21-23, 1979. Conference papers were delivered by various industry and...
Keywords: Freight Car Design, Fatigue Design, Computer Program
Abstract: This guide documents the use of the Fatigue Life Analysis Program which is intended for use in the implementation of the Interim AAR Guidelines for Fatigue Analysis of Freight...