Accession Number:

ADA159389

Title:

CAVES - Computer-Aided Vehicle Embarkation System.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

75.0

Abstract:

In this thesis the two-dimensional vehicle loading problem is considered That is, the problem of loading a rectangular deck of size L by W of a ship, drawing from a set of n vehicles. The objective is to maximize the area covered on the deck by the vehicles loaded. A heuristic algorithm is employed to solve the two-dimensional loading problem. A computer-aided vehicle embarkation system CAVES is developed using a menu driven micro-computer program designed to assist embarkation personnel to load vehicles on board a ship. CAVES provides the Embarkation Officer the flexibility and portability needed to make real time decisions about vehicle load plans. Additional keywords Pallet loading Algorithms CAVES Computer program and B matrix. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE