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, Limited33-39 Bowling Green Lane
London EC1P 1AH, England
- Publication Date: 1970-2
- Pagination: 10 p.
- TRT Terms: Automation; Computer aided design; Cost control; Manning requirements; Reliability; Ships
- Uncontrolled Terms: Cost reduction
- Old TRIS Terms: Ship automation
- Subject Areas: Design; Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00015342
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Engineering Index
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: May 13 1973 12:00AM