USER MANUAL FOR THE MARAD FLEET OPERATIONS SIMULATION. VOLUME 2. DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SIMULATION OPERATIONS

The MarAd Fleet Operations Simulation is a computer program designed to carry out in the computer a series of activities which mirror or imitate the real acitivites of a fleet of freighters on one or more trade routes. Volume 1 of this User Manual, 'General Description', gives a relatively brief summary of the Simulation, the auxiliary programs, and their functions. In Volume 2 the information which the analyst needs in order to do his part in the study of a problem by means of the Simulation is presented. The details of the computer programs are described in full in Volume 3 ('Flowcharts and Documentation'). Volume 2 contains five chapters of which the first is the introduction. Chapter 2 discusses the important concepts in the simulation: itineraries, ship schedules, sailing schedules; ports, sites, site-groups; event-time and clock-time; cargo generation; and some of the parameters or criteria that control decisions in the simulation. Chapter 3 deals with the programs and their functions, and then describes and annotates the routines of the simulation.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Little (Arthur D), Incorporated

    Acorn Park
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02140
  • Publication Date: 1964-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 335 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 2

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00027696
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ALI-C-63428-23, ALI-C-65394-1
  • Contract Numbers: MA-2451, MA-3236
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 9 1973 12:00AM