THE USE OF COMPUTERS IN SHIPS
Details are given of the IBM Maritime Applications/Bridge System, an integrated navigation system designed to improve the safety and economy of ship operations. Five programs run concurrently to provide information on Route planning, Position Fixing, Route tracking, Adaptive Autopilot and Collision Assessment. The complete system consists of an IBM System/7 general purpose computer specially adapted for marine use, a bridge console and a set of programs. Each of these elements is described. Order from: BSRA as No. 46,737.
- Paper presented at Symposium held at University of Southampton, July 5-8, 1976.
Marine Electronics 1976Southampton, England
- Stokes, M B
- Publication Date: 1976
- Pagination: 10 p.
- TRT Terms: Automatic pilot (Aircraft); Automatic pilot (Ships); Automatic vessel control; Automation; Bridges (Ships); Computer programs; Crash avoidance systems; Information processing; Integrated systems; Navigation systems; Routing; Ships
- Uncontrolled Terms: Ship routing
- Old TRIS Terms: Automatic bridge systems; Bridge automation; Computer programs (Navigation systems); Integrated navigation systems; Shipboard automation
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Operations and Traffic Management; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00170538
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
- Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Mar 7 1978 12:00AM