Human Error Potential in Human-Automation Interaction: Investigations of Performance in the Locomotive Cab
Keywords: HF; Operator Performance; human performance; Cab Technology Integration Lab; CTIL; simulation; simulator; human-in-the-loop; PTC; Trip Optimizer; TO; workload
Abstract: The study was a simulator-based human-in-the-loop investigation of human-automation interaction, specifically with Positive Train Control (PTC) and Trip Optimizer (TO) systems...
Keywords: HF; Operator Performance; human performance; Cab Technology Integration Lab; CTIL; simulation; simulator; human-in-the-loop; Trip Optimizer; TO; energy management; locomotive cab; train handling
Abstract: The study’s purpose was to gain insight into expert operator intent and train handling strategies to develop and evaluate a new manual mode of locomotive operation using a...
Keywords: HF; operator performance; human performance; locomotive cab; train handling; system design; operating configurations; survey; human-automation interaction
Abstract: The objective of this work was...
The objective of this work was...
Keywords: Technology adoption and impact, rail safety training, rail industry survey, rail education, rail industry diversity, workforce, workforce development
Objective Evaluation of Risk Reduction from Tank Car Design and Operations Improvements – Extended Study
Keywords: Hazardous materials, probability of puncture, risk evaluation, tank car puncture resistance
Abstract: This report describes a novel and objective methodology for quantifying and characterizing how changes to tank car designs or the tank car operating environment lead to reductions...