HUMAN FACTORS IN SHIP HANDLING
This paper makes a plea for attention to be given to a better integration of ergonomics into ship handling. It has been explained how an ergonomic or human factor approach to the design, construction and operation of ships are based on knowledge about human physical and mental abilities. Consideration of the human factor approach has been directed to the field of ship control.
- Presented at the Second Western European Conference on Marine Technology in London, May 23-27, 1977.
Royal Institution of Naval Architects, England10 Upper Belgrave Street
London SW1X 8BQ, England
- Paymans, P J
- Publication Date: 1977
- Features: References;
- Pagination: 10 p.
- TRT Terms: Bridge design; Bridges; Human factors engineering; Ship pilotage; Structural design
- Subject Areas: Bridges and other structures; Marine Transportation; Safety and Human Factors; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00167660
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
- Report/Paper Numbers: No. 12
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jan 13 1978 12:00AM