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Navigation 2nd Ed workbook Ebook

This product is proudly Australian Made

ISBN : 978-1-86283-143-8

Published Date : 27 March 2014

Product Code : F06P

Format : Downloadable pdf lifetime licence

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Teachers Information

This is a workbook for schools who are implementing the Queensland Studies Authority Aquatics syllabus.

It is NOT designed or recommended for TAFE navigation or commercial courses

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Section 1 Introduction
Knowledge and experience
Fundamentals of navigation

Section 2 Pilotage
Cardinal marks
Isolated danger marks
Buoys, beacons and lighthouses
Special marks

Section 3 Navigation equipment
The magnetic compass
Use of the sextant
Chart room
The pelorus
The international date line

Section 4 Charts
The Earth
Latitude (Parallels)
Longitude (Meridians)
The mercator chart
An important chart feature - depth

Section 5 Chartwork
Nautical mile
Speed and distance
Plotting a course
Using parallel rules

Section 6 Magnetic effects
Variation  Deviation Total error
Magnetic polarity reversals
Compass conversions
The compass rose

Section 7 Charting your course
Lines of position - LOP's

Section 8 Position Fixing
Single bearing fix
A transit
True bearing fix
Other methods of fixing position
Set and drift terms
Dead reckoning      
Section 9 Radar and GPS
The Global Positioning System GPS
Waypoint navigation

Worksheet 1 Research and review
Worksheet 2 Library/internet research
Worksheet 3 Navigation markers
Worksheet 4 What day is it?
Worksheet 5  Magnetic fields
Worksheet 6 Using a hand bearing compass
Worksheet 7 Making a compass rose
Worksheet 8 Your local chart
Worksheet 9 Hypothetical Bay
Worksheet 10 Your own chart
Worksheet  11 Chart features
Worksheet  12 Latitude and longitude
Worksheet 13 Distance, speed and time
Worksheet 14 Compass conversions
Worksheet 15  LOP's
Worksheet 16 Compass courses
Worksheet 17 Chartwork
Worksheet 18 Position fixing
Worksheet 19 Laying off and plotting
Worksheet 20 Set and drift 
Worksheet 21 Choosing an objective
Worksheet 22 Where are we?
Worksheet 23 Rule of twelfths

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