Understanding Human Performance in Maritime Emergency Situations

Brown, Rob and Boone, James and Drover, Danika and Dwyer, Daniel and Igloliorte, Gareth and MacKinnon, Scott and Small, Graham (2006) Understanding Human Performance in Maritime Emergency Situations. Journal of Ocean Technology, 1 (2). pp. 23-28. ISSN 1718-3200

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Abstract

Computer-based simulation can provide ship designers and evacuation planners with a reliable means to study passenger movement during the evacuation of passenger vessels. Controlled experiments are used to quantify abandonment times for passengers of differing age, sex, mobility and experience as they use a wide array of different life saving appliances in varying weather conditions. The results of such experiments represent critical input for computer-based simulation.

Item Type: Article
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/2067
Item ID: 2067
Department(s): Marine Institute > Offshore Safety and Survival Centre
Date: 2006
Date Type: Publication

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