A general review of marine automation considers experience gained and future prospects as to-reduced manning, reduced costs, reduction of machinery casualties, sociological benefits, specification and planning stages, and classification society rules. Some specific topics discussed are-factors influencing investment returns, monitoring for fault conditions, computerized ship design and production at Kockums, service results of the Decca ISIS-300 alarm scanning and data logging system, reliability of electronic equipment, temperature control valves with wax filled sensing elements, and automatic navigation buoys.

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    Engineering, Chemical and Marine Press, Limited

    33-39 Bowling Green Lane
    London EC1P 1AH,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1970-2

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  • Accession Number: 00015342
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 13 1973 12:00AM