Accession Number : ADA114746

Title :   Simulators for Mariner Training and Licensing. Phase 2: Investigation of Simulator Characteristics for Training Senior Mariners,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL MARITIME RESEARCH CENTER KINGS POINT NY COMPUTER AIDED OPERATIONS RESEARCH FACILITY

Personal Author(s) : Hammell,T J ; Gynther,J W ; Grasso,J A ; Gaffney,M E

PDF Url : ADA114746

Report Date : Oct 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 167

Abstract : As a result of the Phase 1 investigation, many specific gaps were identified in the empirical research literature regarding the use of simulators for mariner training. These gaps cover a wide range of variables relative to simulation and its influence upon training effectiveness and performance validity. Phase 2 clarifies several of the more important issues facing the design and use of simulators for mariner training by initiating a systematic investigation of several simulation and training program variables. The variables investigated during this phase of the research were: color/black and white visual scene, day/night simulation, horizontal field of view, target controllability, feedback methodology, and instructor differences. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Training, *Simulators, *Coast guard, Cadets, Methodology, Variables, Operational effectiveness, Merchant vessels, Handling, Ship bridges

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE