Lifeboat evacuation systems: investigation into the uncertainty of acquired performance measures

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum; no. LM-2002-01
Subjectperformance measure; range; uncertainty; instrumentation; experimental setup; data analysis
AbstractThis report begins with a brief overview of the escape, evacuation and rescue project, in particular the concept of performance measures. The contribution of data analysis and instrumentation to the uncertainty of the results is described in detail, citing and quantifying the relevant sources of uncertainty. Alll contributions to uncertainty are gathered, and for each point of interest that marks a performance measure, or at either end of a time segment or distance that represents a performance measure, a procedure is devised for calculating the range of uncertainty around that point.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierLM-2002-01
NRC number5905
NPARC number8895164
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Record identifier8780e907-3b4e-483f-959e-64d3de4ab844
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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