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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the Second Western European Conference on Marine Technology in London, May 23-27, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Royal Institution of Naval Architects, England

    10 Upper Belgrave Street
    London SW1X 8BQ,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Paymans, P J
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 10 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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