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) : Kahn,D. ; Talbot,T. ; Woodard,J.

Report Date : JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 158

Abstract : A computer model which mathematically simulates the ship's 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 User's Manual. Volume 3 is a self-contained programmers' manual.

Descriptors :   *Ship motion, *Computerized simulation, *Harbors, *Rivers, Mathematical models, Equations of motion, Collisions, Probability, Routing, Safety, Reliability

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE