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.
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