Optimising vessel layout using human factors simulation
Deere, Steven J., Galea, Edwin R. and Lawrence, Peter J. (2010) Optimising vessel layout using human factors simulation. In: Klingsch, W.W.F., Rogsch, C., Schadschneider, A. and Schreckenberg, M., (eds.) Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics 2008. Springer-Verlag, Berlin / Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 597-603. ISBN 978-3-642-04503-5 (Print), 978-3-642-04504-2 (Online) (doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04504-2_54)Full text not available from this repository.
Evaluating ship layout for human factors (HF) issues using simulation software such as maritimeEXODUS can be a long and complex process. The analysis requires the identification of relevant evaluation scenarios; encompassing evacuation and normal operations; the development of appropriate measures which can be used to gauge the performance of crew and vessel and finally; the interpretation of considerable simulation data. In this paper we present a systematic and transparent methodology for assessing the HF performance of ship design which is both discriminating and diagnostic.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:|| This paper was presented at the 4th International Conference on "Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics", held from 27-29 February 2008 at Wuppertal University, Wuppertal, Germany.  The topics presented were published in Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics 2008.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||maritimeEXODUS, evaluation, human factors, simulation software, ship design, evacuation|
|Subjects:||V Naval Science > VM Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering|
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences|
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Centre for Numerical Modelling & Process Analysis
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Centre for Numerical Modelling & Process Analysis > Fire Safety Engineering Group
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Department of Mathematical Sciences
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2013 16:43|
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