13.07.2017

ADMIRALTY MANUAL OF NAVIGATION — BR45(1)(1) — THE PRINCIPLES OF NAVIGATION

Admiralty Manual of Navigation - BR45(1)(1) - The Principles of Naviga

Author(s) Commander in Chief Fleet
Publisher British Crown
Date 2008
Pages var.
Format pdf
Size 201 Mb
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The present official publication is intended to be dealing with the very essential and basic theoretical principles of the marine navigation - such principles would commonly include position and direction on the surface of the planet, charts and nautical publications, map projections, nautical chartwork, fixing and navigational aids, coastal and ocean navigation, pilotage and anchoring, common navigational errors, bridge organization, hydrographic survey and many other aspects considered fundamental.

The appendices placed at the end of the book contain the summaries of the plane/spherical trigonometry, proofs of the various formulas and other useful information. The marine navigation can be referred to as the process of planning of the movement of the various marine vehicles from given point to the destination point.

The present set consists of two separate volumes with the first volume dealing with the position/direction of the Earth's surface, and second one addressing a bit more complex calculations. Even though the navigation technologies of today are rapidly developing, their theoretical fundamentals remain unchanged...

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