Accession Number : AD0866483

Title :   An Application of Computer Simulation to Cargo Handling on Ships. A Practical Example.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Sep 69-1 Feb 70,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE DEPT OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AND MARINE EN GINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Cooper, John B.

Report Date : JAN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 178

Abstract : The work presents a practical example of computer simulation to the cargo handling problem on a general cargo ship. A 'Mariner' type ship was selected to assure introduction of realistic physical and operational constraints, and to permit simulation results to be compared with actual available operational results. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NAVAL OPERATIONS, LOGISTICS), (*CARGO SHIPS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), (*CARGO, HANDLING), NAVAL EQUIPMENT, MARINE TRANSPORTATION, SIMULATION, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES, ITERATIONS, STORAGE.

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE