CALCULATION OF THE GEOMETRY OF SHIP COLLISION ZONES

An account is given of the calculation of the geometry of collision zones surrounding vessels engaged in overtaking and meeting encounters. The zones are calculated for a range of mariners' decision times corresponding to clear and restricted visibility. The determination of encounter risk from the size of the zones is discussed.

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    • Journal article
  • Authors:
    • Lamb, W G
  • Publication Date: 1989-5

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  • Accession Number: 00657622
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM