CONNING A SHIP WITH DIFFERENT STEERING SYSTEMS
On a real time ship manoeuvring simulator an experiment has been performed in order to investigate four alternative steering systems, including the conventional rudder control, a rudder control with feed back from the rate of turn, a rate control and a conventional rudder control combined with information about the future path. Four experienced pilots alternately steered a simulated 450,000 DWT tanker along a pre-set path: Results showed a superior performance of the control system with a rate-of-turn feedback. An additional series of runs on the simulator revealed some interesting data on the human skills involved in the controlling of large ships.
- Presented at the 4th Ship Control Systems Symposium, 1975.
Royal Netherlands Naval CollegeP-de Hoochweg
129 Rotterdam, Netherlands
- Paymans, P J
- Oldenkamp, I
- Publication Date: 1975
- Pagination: n.p.
- TRT Terms: Conning; Maneuverability; Maneuvering; Rudders; Ship pilotage; Ship simulators; Simulation; Steering; Steering systems; Training simulators
- Old TRIS Terms: Conning systems; Rudder control systems; Steering simulators
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00323687
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Stevens Institute of Technology
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 15 1981 12:00AM