Simulated Voyages: Using Simulation Technology to Train and License Mariners (Google eBook)

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National Academies Press, Apr 4, 1996 - Technology & Engineering - 274 pages
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This book assesses the state of practice and use of ship-bridge simulators in the professional development and licensing of deck officers and marine pilots. It focuses on full-mission computer-based simulators and manned models. It analyzes their use in instruction, evaluation and licensing and gives information and practical guidance on the establishment of training and licensing program standards, and on simulator and simulation validation.
  

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Contents

Executive Summary
1
1 MarinersTheir Work and Professional Development
13
Current State of Practice
37
The Instructional Design Process
67
4 Matching the Training Environment to Objectives
97
5 Performance Evaluation and Licensing Assessment
120
6 SimulatorBased Training and SeaTime Equivalency
143
7 Simulation and Simulator Validity and Validation
158
APPENDIX A Biographical Sketches of Committee Members
189
APPENDIX B International Marine Certification Roles Responsibilities and Standards
195
APPENDIX C Professional Licensing Infrastructure for US Merchant Mariners
204
APPENDIX D Hydrodynamics Physical Models and Mathematical Modeling1
211
APPENDIX E Outlines of Sample SimulatorBased Training Courses
241
APPENDIX F Uses of Simulators Illustrative Case Studies
246
APPENDIX G Microcomputer Desktop Simulation
272
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8 Conclusions and Recommendations
173

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