Task Analysis and Workload Prediction Model of the MH-60K Mission and a Comparison with UH-60A Workload Predictions. Volume 1. Summary Report
Contributor(s)ANACAPA SCIENCES INC FORT RUCKER AL
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AbstractA mission scenario was used to conduct a comprehensive task analysis for MH-60K operations. The analysis used a top-down approach to identify the phases, functions, and tasks for the mission. Five phases, 15 segments, 71 functions, and 230 tasks were identified. Researchers identified the crewmember performing each task, and derived estimates of the sensory, cognitive, and psychomotor workload associated with each task. Estimates of the task durations also were derived. The mission/task/workload analysis data were used to develop a computer model of workload for MH-60K crewmembers. The model used a bottom-up approach to build mission functions from tasks and mission segments from functions. Decision rules were written to specify the procedure for combining the tasks into functions and the functions into segments. The model permitted an analysis of total workload experienced by the pilot and copilot in the performance of both sequential and concurrent tasks. The predicted workload for the MH-60K pilot and copilot was compared to the UH-60A baseline workload prediction to determine the impact of the MH-60K advanced technology. The comparison indicated very little difference in the predicted workload for the pilot and indicated a lower predicted workload for the copilot in the MH-60K.
See also Volume 2, AD-A228 947.