Behavioral Research and Government Policy - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080246598, 9781483189246

Behavioral Research and Government Policy

1st Edition

Civilian and Military R&D

Authors: David Meister
eBook ISBN: 9781483189246
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1981
Page Count: 388
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Behavioral Research and Government Policy: Civilian and Military R&D explains the influence that the government have on research and development in the field of behavioral science. The book explores the different aspects in conducting a research with the main focus on the sponsor of the study. The book is the second part of a journal series titled International Reviews in Aerosol Physics and Chemistry. The text offers significant understanding of the methods employed to develop a theory for thermophoretic and diffusiophoretic forces acting on spheres in the range from free molecules to continuum behavior. The book explores the mathematical solution for the kinetic model of the coagulation equation. Another topic of interest is the means to estimate size dispersal function for clouds of particles undergoing collision. The text can be a useful tool for practicing scientists and to graduate students in physics, meteorology, geophysics, physical chemistry, environmental science, medicine, chemical engineering, and aerospace engineering.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations Preface and Acknowledgments Part I: The Structure of Behavioral Research Chapter 1 Introductory Concepts Chapter2 Participants in Behavioral R&D Chapter3 The Behavioral Research Process Part II: Behavioral Study Results of Government Sponsorship Chapter4 Research on Factors Affecting Individual Operator Performance Chapter5 Research on Factors Affecting Group, Team, and Organizational Performance Chapter6 Research on Methods of Developing and Measuring Personnel and Systems Chapter7 Research on Behavioral Aspects of Manned Systems Chapter8 Research Designed to Solve Problems Part III: The Problems to be Overcome Chapter9 Problems and Challenges Index About the Author


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