06.06.2017

RADAR NAVIGATION COURSE AT OPERATIONAL AND MANAGERIAL LEVEL

Radar Navigation Course and Operational and Managerial Level

Author(s) Eugen Barsan
Publisher Constanza Maritime University
Date 2011
Pages 408
Format pdf
Size 5 Mb
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The present official training course will provide the required knowledge of the fundamental theory and practical use of the radars for students and deck officers who are in charge of the operational watch. The content of the book is mainly based on the related guidance on training on radar observation/plotting as well as on the operational use of ARPA contained in the section 0-1/12 of the STCW Convention.

The ultimate intention of the compilers of the course was to meet the prescribed minimum training standards outlined in Table A-III of the subject Convention. Among the aspects covered within the course there are the theory required to gain the proper understanding of how exactly the radar data is obtained and displayed, know the limitations and accuracy of the data, understand how the unwanted responses are formed and recognized, and also get some instructions on the correct usage of the controls in order to obtain an optimal display.

The publication also covers the technical descriptions of the different display modes that are available, and also the choice of the suitable display mode for a specific application. Moreover, it is also covering the recognition of the critical targets, bearing and distance measurement and how to use them to fix the position of the vessel and maintain a plot of the movement of other vessel to help avoid the collision...

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