This work proposes a method and software for the automatic layout design of auxiliary circuits within a compartment of a ship, including pipes and cable trays. This task is normally part of the detailed design phase and so it is expected that the ship’s structure, general arrangement and equipment layout has already been decided. Accordingly, knowing the start and goal points for each circuit path, all of them are routed in a 3D space taking into consideration, obstacles, ramifications and several kinds of constraints. The method is implemented using routing algorithms and genetic algorithms in order to find the best possible group of paths considering all the above.
|Title of host publication||XI Seminário Luso-Espanhol de Economia Empresarial|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2009|
|Event||XI Seminário Luso-Espanhol de Economia Empresarial - |
Duration: 1 Jan 2009 → …
|Conference||XI Seminário Luso-Espanhol de Economia Empresarial|
|Period||1/01/09 → …|