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Terrestrial Navigation.

Author: Philip M Smith
Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip M Smith
ISBN: 1317200470 9781317200475
OCLC Number: 1007248108
Description: 1 online resource (150 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ContentsList of Figures & TablesAbout the authorPrefaceAcknowledgementsDisclaimer Chapter 1. UNITS & TERMINOLOGY. 1.1 Latitude. 1.2 Longitude. 1.3 Terrestrial Positions 1.4 Nautical Mile 1.5 Departure. 1.6 Basic Trigonometry. 1.7 Difference of Latitude. 1.8 Difference of Longitude 1.9 Courses & Direction. 1.10 Quadrantal Notation of Direction. Chapter 2. PARALLEL SAILINGS. Chapter 3. PLANE SAILINGS. 3.0 Plane Sailings 3.1 Departure. 3.2 Finding the Mean Latitude. 3.3 Top Tips for solving Plane Sailing Calculations. Chapter 4. MERCATOR SAILINGS. 4.0 Mercator sailing 4.1 Latitude Scale distortion. 4.2 Meridional Parts. 4.3 Meridional Part Table. 4.4 Difference in Meridional Parts 4.5 Properties of the Mercator Chart. 4.6 Top Tips For solving Mercator Calculations Chapter 5. GREAT CIRCLE SAILINGS. 5.0 Great Circle Sailings. 5.1 The Great Circle Route and the Spherical Triangles. 5.2 What is a Great Circle? 5.3 Great Circle Distance Calculation. 5.4 Great Circle Formula and Rules. 5.5 Great Circle Initial Course Calculation. 5.6 The Vertex. 5.7 Calculating the Longitude of Vertex. (Worked Example). 5.8 Calculating the Latitude of the Vertex. 5.9 Calculating the Initial Course, Distance and position of the Vertex (Fully Worked Example). 5.10 Waypoints. 5.11 To Calculate the Positions of the Waypoints. 5.12 Creating the Passage Plan. 5.13 Calculating Position of Waypoints along a Track. 5.14 The Passage Plan Table of waypoints. Chapter 6. COMPOSITE GREAT CIRCLES- 6.0 Composite Great Circles- Use of Napier's Rules. 6.1 Populating Napier's Cartwheel. 6.2 Composite Great Circle Formulae. 6.3 Compliments of Angles (Napiers Rules). 6.4 Departure along Limiting Parallel of latitude. 6.5 Calculating Initial Course.Course Angle A. 6.6 Positions of Vertex V1. (D. Long AtoV1). 6.7 Positions of Vertex V2. (D. Long BtoV2). 6.8 Finding Total Distance. Chapter 7. ESTIMATING TIME OF ARRIVAL. 7.0 ETA's. 7.1 Standard Time Tables. 7.2 Calculation of Steaming Time. 7.3 To Calculate Speed Required. 7.4 Advancing & Retarding Ships' Clocks. 7.5 Crossing the International Date Line. Chapter 8. TERRESTRIAL NAVIGATION TEST PAPERS WORKED SOLUTIONS. 8.1 Paper 1 + worked solutions. 8.2 Paper 2 + worked solutions. 8.3 Paper 3 + worked solutions. 8.4 Paper 4 + worked solutions. 8.5 Paper 5 + worked solutions. 8.6 Paper 6 + worked solutions. 8.7 Paper 7 + worked solutions. 8.8 Paper 8 + worked solutions. 8.9 Paper 9 + worked solutions. 8.10 Paper 10 + worked solutions. 8.11 Paper 11 + worked solutions. 8.12 Paper 12 + worked solutions. 8.13 Paper 13 + worked solutions. 8.14 Paper 14 + worked solutions. 8.15 Paper 15 + worked solutions. 8.16 Paper 16 + worked solutions. 8.17 Paper 17 + worked solutions. 8.18 Paper 18 + worked solutions. 8.19 Paper 19 + worked solutions. 8.20 Paper 20 + worked solutions. ReferencesAppendix 1 NAVIGATIONAL FORMULA SHEET Appendix 2 MERIDIONAL PARTS TABLES Appendix 3 STANDARD TIME TABLES INDEX

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