ERIC Number: ED096098
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: N/A
A Navigation Compendium. Revised Edition.
Naval Training Command, Pensacola, FL.; Naval Training Publications Detachment, Washington, DC.
This unit of instruction was prepared for use in navigation study at the Officer Candidate School, the various Naval ROTC Units, and within the fleet. It is considered a naval text. It covers a wide and expanding subject area with brevity. Basic and elementary navigational terms and instruments are presented and described. The use of charts and publications which constitute a source of information which the navigator constantly uses are presented in detail. Such topics as tides and currents, basic and advanced electronic navigation systems, nautical astronomy, time and timepieces, sight reduction and celestial computations are included in the program. The appendixes include nautical charts, useful physical laws and trigonometric functions, extracts from various publications, and various forms of instruction from navigation workbooks. (EB)
Descriptors: Electronics, Instruction, Instructional Materials, Navigation, Oceanography, Physics, Science Education, Teaching Guides, Technical Education
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20420 (Stock No. 0502-052-4710; no price quoted)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Naval Training Command, Pensacola, FL.; Naval Training Publications Detachment, Washington, DC.