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, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 26–33 | Cite as

Optimized Cruise Liner Operation with Expert System Simulation and Condition Monitoring

  • Hinrich Mohr
  • Martin Abart
  • Vasilios Lamaris
  • Robert Strasser
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The systems on ships are getting more complex and the number of components are increasing. for an optimized operation it is essential that the systems have to interact with each other, so there is a high need for a deep knowledge about the behavior of each component and the total system. For this purpose AVL has developed a combined approach of real-time system simulation and condition monitoring. This enables the setup of a real-time simulation model of the complete vessel systems — including hull and propulsion — for evaluating operation optimization potentials and investigate the impact of changing operational boundaries or failures as well as new operation strategies.

Optimizing the Operation on Board

The cruise industry is booming worldwide, but due to emission legislations and a clearly increased sensitivity of the passengers for environment protection aspects the vessel operators have to evaluate strategies for optimizing the operation on board. Potential measures can be exhaust...

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Thanks

The authors greatly thank Karl-Heinz Fölzer and Dr. Rüdiger Teichmann, both AVL List GmbH, for their support and contribution to this paper.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hinrich Mohr
    • 1
  • Martin Abart
    • 1
  • Vasilios Lamaris
    • 1
  • Robert Strasser
    • 1
  1. 1.AVL List GmbHGrazAustria

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