PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF AN INTEGRATED NAVIGATION SYSTEM FOR TANKERS TRANSPORTING ALASKAN OIL

This paper describes an integrated navigation system designed for use on large oil tankers. After hardware and functional descriptions, performance of the system is analyzed. Both sea trials and simulation were used to estimate the errors in the system as related to the individual sensors.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the 10th Annual OTC in Houston, Texas, May 8-11, 1978.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Offshore Technology Conference

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    Dallas, TX  USA  45206
  • Authors:
    • McPherson, R F
    • Gentry, H S
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Accession Number: 00178178
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Offshore Technology Conference
  • Report/Paper Numbers: OTC 3355, Vol 4 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 29 1978 12:00AM