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