APPLICATION OF MINI-COMPUTERS IN THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY

The paper discusses some areas and applications in a shipyard where mini-computers can be favourably introduced. Examples of current applications and developments in Norway are presented. These include MAPLIS, a material management tool, AUTOSTEEL, a local steel information system, a proposal for an on-line accounting and ledger system, developments in computer-aided and miscellaneous uses such as job entry terminals (RJE) and flexible User Terminals. The paper also outlines some future development based on the dedicated micro-computer utilizing the input/output equipment of a common communications computer.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the 1975 REAPS Technical Symposium, Palm Beach Shores, Florida, June 24-25, 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Illinois Institute of Technology

    3300 South Federal Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60616-3793
  • Authors:
    • Nystrom, T
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 25 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00173655
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1978 12:00AM