Marine evacuation systems: slides and chutes

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleStudent Report; no. SR-2006-31
SubjectEvacuation Slides; Chutes
AbstractThe following report presents an overview of the design and testing of Marine Evacuation Systems, with an emphasis on Marine Evacuation Slides and Chutes. International regulations and descriptions of various Marine Evacuation Systems are discussed in the subsequent sections. A severe lack regulations and available modeling programs have lead to questions concerning the safety of the design and performance of these systems. The scope of this report is to outline the information available today concerning the design of the various systems, the regulations in place and discuss the methods and programs that can be used to create an accurate numerical model of an evacuation slide.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Ocean Technology
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number6428
NPARC number8895676
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Record created2009-04-22
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