Training Simulators for Crane Operators and Drivers

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Artem Аkulov
Kostiantyn Zhelieznov
Оleksandr Zabolotny
Eugene Chabaniuk
Angela Shvets


The article deals with the use issues of modern information technology for training purposes. In particular, use of simulation modelling to create a learning environment as close as possible to the real working environment. This helps speed up learning, make more practical, learn theoretical issues directly when mastering practical skills, and make the learning process more attractive and interesting for students. Moreover, a virtual working environment can be used for advanced training of employees, to improve their professional skills, master new technologies, train them to work on new and modernized equipment, assess their professional level, restore skills after a long break in the work and pass qualification exams. Information technologies can significantly reduce the cost of material support for training and eliminate dependence on large areas for staff training. To create an interactive virtual learning environment, modern gaming technologies, software modelling or, at least, simulation modelling of physical processes in equipment and the interaction of all components of the working environment, including the actions of the student, are used. It also allows testing employees in extreme working conditions and testing their skills when dealing with non-standard and emergency situations, without any real danger to the health of students. The proposed solution can be used to train students and trainees, assess professional skills of those already working in the conditions of special training centers and professional retraining colleges.

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Аkulov A. ., K. Zhelieznov, Zabolotny О., E. Chabaniuk, and A. Shvets, “Training Simulators for Crane Operators and Drivers”, ET, vol. 2, no. 1, Mar. 2023.
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