Accession Number:

AD0772726

Title:

Vessel Safety Model. Volume I. Analytic Development.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 71-Jun 72,

Corporate Author:

TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CENTER CAMBRIDGE MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

158.0

Abstract:

A computer model which mathematically simulates the ships movement in defined waterways is described. Volume 1 presents the capabilities and usefulness for ship traffic lane selection, alternate route selection, and safety analysis. The analytic development of the equations of motion and the collision and grounding probability analysis used in the computer program are also presented. Volume 2 of the report consists of a complete Users Manual. Volume 3 is a self-contained programmers manual.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE