The American Practical Navigator

The American Practical Navigator

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This enhanced edition features more than 100 videos, additional images and links to Wikipedia, Facebook forum, and other reference books. Using QR code scanner on your phone this book will download links to all of the navigational information available on earth. Kindle and ePUB editions download for free onto your phone or tablet.Everything a marine navigator could possibly need to know. It happens to be the very pinnacle of all marine navigation guides; all others refer to it and every navigator/pilot should own a copy.PART 1 — FUNDAMENTALSCHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 2. GEODESY AND DATUMS CHAPTER 3. NAUTICAL CHARTS.CHAPTER 4. NAUTICAL PUBLICATIONSPART 2 — PILOTINGCHAPTER 5. SHORT RANGE AIDS CHAPTER 6. COMPASSES.CHAPTER 7. DEAD RECKONING.CHAPTER 8. PILOTING.CHAPTER 9. TIDES AND TIDAL CURRENTS.PART 3 — ELECTRONIC NAVIGATIONCHAPTER 10. RADIO WAVES.CHAPTER 11. SATELLITE NAVIGATION.CHAPTER 12. LORAN NAVIGATION.CHAPTER 13. RADAR NAVIGATION.CHAPTER 14. ELECTRONIC CHARTS.PART 4 — CELESTIAL NAVIGATIONCHAPTER 15. NAVIGATIONAL ASTRONOMY.CHAPTER 16. INSTRUMENTS FOR CELESTIAL NAVIGATION.CHAPTER 17. AZIMUTHS AND AMPLITUDES.CHAPTER 18. TIME.CHAPTER 19. THE ALMANACS.CHAPTER 20. SIGHT REDUCTION.PART 5 — NAVIGATIONAL MATHEMATICSCHAPTER 21. NAVIGATIONAL MATHEMATICS.CHAPTER 22. CALCULATIONS AND CONVERSIONS.CHAPTER 23. NAVIGATIONAL ERRORS.CHAPTER 24. THE SAILINGS.PART 6 — NAVIGATIONAL SAFETYCHAPTER 25. NAVIGATION PROCESSES.CHAPTER 26. EMERGENCY NAVIGATIONCHAPTER 27. NAVIGATION REGULATIONS.CHAPTER 28. MARITIME SAFETY SYSTEMS.CHAPTER 29. HYDROGRAPHY.PART 7 — OCEANOGRAPHYCHAPTER 30. THE OCEANS.CHAPTER 31. OCEAN CURRENTS.CHAPTER 32. WAVES, BREAKERS AND SURF.CHAPTER 33. ICE NAVIGATION.PART 8 — MARINE METEOROLOGYCHAPTER 34. WEATHER ELEMENTS.CHAPTER 35. TROPICAL CYCLONES.CHAPTER 36. WEATHER OBSERVATIONS.CHAPTER 37. WEATHER ROUTING.NAVIGATION TABLESEXPLANATION OF NAVIGATION TABLESMATHEMATICAL TABLES..GLOSSARIESGLOSSARY OF MARINE NAVIGATION.GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS.show more

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  • Paperback | 580 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 33.27mm
  • Createspace Independent Pub
  • English
  • Enhanced
  • 1508559341
  • 9781508559344