WIT Press


Experiences From The Use Of Computerized Database Programs For The Certification Of Public Transit Systems In Germany - Demonstrated At The Passenger Transfer System Frankfurt Airport

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR940251

Volume

6

Pages

8

Published

1994

Size

904 kb

Author(s)

U. Haspel

Abstract

In Germany a very stringent and time-consuming certification procedure for public transit systems has to be performed. For large, time-critical projects TUV Rheinland several years ago created the PASC (Project Accompanying Safety Certification) procedure, whose main idea is to perform the certification in parallel to the development. In the second half of the eighties TUV Rheinland started to use database programs to support the PASC procedure in large projects. One of the most challenging projects is the certification of the Passenger Transfer System (PTS) on Frankfurt Airport, a fully automatic transit system of a proven American type but with a new computerized automatic train

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