A treatise on navigation & Nautical astronomy

compiled by Rakusuikai

[目次]

  • CONTENTS
  • PART I NAVIGATION
  • CHAPTER I
  • Method of finding a ship's position-Definitions-Nautical miles and degrees-Difference of latitude-Difference of longitude-Latitude in-Longitude in / 1
  • CHAPTER II
  • The compass-Compass card-Names of points-Liquid compass-Gyro-compass-Logs-Length of the nautical mile and knot-Corrections to compass courses-Variation-Deviation-Leeway-Deviation Table / 6
  • CHAPTER III
  • Plane sailing-Parallel sailing-Middle latitude sailing-Mercator's sailing-Traverse sailing-Current sailing-Day's work-Great circle sailing / 23
  • CHAPTER IV
  • Sextant-Theory of construction-Vernier-Adjustments of the sextant-Index error-Protractor-Station pointer / 57
  • CHAPTER V
  • Charts-Classification of charts-Lay down a place of the ship-To find latitude and longitude in by chart-To construct a Mercator's chart-Gnomonic projection-Chart reading-Characteristics of lights-Signs and abbreviations / 65
  • CHAPTER VI
  • Fixing positions-Cross bearings-Table for finding distance by two bearings-Doubling the angle on the bow-4 point bearing-Danger angle / 81
  • CONTENTS
  • PART II NAUTICAL ASTRONOMY.
  • CHAPTER VII.
  • Solar system-Laws of planetary motion-Definitions-Projection of the celestial sphere. / 1
  • CHAPTER VIII.
  • Time-Sidereal day-Apparent Solar day-Mean Solar day-Equation of time-Comparisons of sidereal,mean and apparent intervals of time-Sidereal year-Tropical year-Civil and astronomical times-Ship time and Greenwich time-Standard time. / 9
  • CHAPTER IX.
  • Nautical almanac-Correct declination-Correct equation of time-Conversion of time-Right ascension and hour angle-Correction of altitude. / 22
  • CHAPTER X.
  • Meridian passage-Star,moon,planet-Meridian altitude of a hearenly body-To find what stars are near meridian. / 40
  • CHAPTER XI.
  • Latitude by meridian altitude of sun,star,planet and moon-Latitude by pole star-Latitude by near meridian-Kitchin's ex-meridian altitude table-Artificial horizon. / 48
  • CHAPTER XII.
  • Chronometer.-
  • Winding of chro.-Error and rate of chro.-Comparison of chro-Error of chro.by absolute alt.-Daily comparison-Stowage of chro.-Thermal compensation of chro. / 64
  • CHAPTER XIII.
  • Longitude by chronometer-Johnson's method-Star chronometer moon or planet-Latitude and longitude by double chronometer method. / 73
  • CHAPTER XIV.
  • Change of bearing-Amplitude-Altitude azimuth-Time azimuth. / 86
  • CHAPTER XV.
  • Line of position-Lat.and Long.of geographical position-Circle of position-Sumner's method / 92
  • CHAPTER XVI.
  • New navigation-Explanation of use of Ball's altitude table. / 96
  • CHAPTER XVII.
  • Terrestrial magnetism-Changes in the rariation-Action of freely suspended needle-Experiments with a bar of soft iron. / 103
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
  • Semicircular deviation-Quadrantal deviation-Constant deviation-Causes of several parts of deviation-Hard iron-Soft iron-Deviation by distant object-Deviation by reciprocal bearings-Deviation by bearings of a heavenly body-Deviation by graphic method-Deviation table. / 106
  • CHAPTER XIX.
  • Co-efficients A,B,C,D and E-Residual error-Semicircular deviation-Quadrantal deviation-To find the approx.co-efficients-Heeling error-Adjustment of compass-correction by deflector-correction of heeling error. / 113
  • CHAPTER XX.
  • Tides.-
  • General description-Daily changes-Fortnightly changes-moon's age-Heights of spring and neap tides-Vulgar establishment of the port-Rules for finding time of high water. / 125
  • CHAPTER XXI.
  • Constellations-Magnitudes of stars-Greek alphabet-Zodiac-Finding the stars. / 130

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書名 A treatise on navigation & Nautical astronomy
著作者等 樂水會
Rakusuikai
出版元 楽水会
刊行年月 1927
ページ数 92, 135 p.
大きさ 27 cm
NCID BA90918697
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言語 英語
出版国 日本

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