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Preface
Acknowledgements
Radio wave propagation and the frequency spectrum
1.2 Maritime navigation systems and their frequencies
1.3 Radio wave radiation
1.4 Frequency, wavelength and velocity
1.6 Radio frequency bands
1.7 Radio wave propagation
1.8 Signal fading
1.9 Basic antenna theory
1.10 Glossary
1.12 Revision questions
2.2 The characteristics of sound in seawater
2.4 Depth sounding principles
2.5 A generic echo sounding system
2.6 A digitized echo sounding system
2.7 A microcomputer echo sounding system
2.10 Revision questions
3.2 Speed measurement using water pressure
3.3 Speed measurement using electromagnetic induction
3.4 Speed measurement using acoustic correlation techniques
3.5 The Doppler Principle
3.6 Principles of speed measurement using the Doppler effect
3.7 Doppler speed logging systems
3.10 Revision questions
4.2 System principles
4.3 Basics of the Loran-C System
4.4 Loran-C charts
4.5 Position fixing using the Loran-C System
4.6 Loran-C coverage
4.7 Loran-C receivers
4.10 Revision questions
5.2 Basic satellite theory
5.3 The Global Positioning System (GPS)
5.4 The position fix
5.5 Dilution of Precision (DOP)
5.6 Satellite pass predictions
5.7 System errors
5.8 Differential GPS (DGPS)
5.9 GPS antenna systems
5.10 GPS receiver designation
5.11 Generic GPS receiver architecture
5.12 GPS user equipment
5.13 GPS on the web
5.14 Global Orbiting Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS)
5.15 Project Galileo
5.16 Glossary
5.18 Revision questions
6.2 Design criteria
6.3 Standards
6.4 Nautical safety
6.5 Class notations
6.6 Bridge working environment
6.7 Ship manoeuvring information
6.8 Qualifications and operational procedures
6.9 Bridge equipment tests
6.10 Examples of integrated bridge systems
6.11 Glossary
6.13 Revision questions
7.2 Electronic chart types
7.3 Electronic chart systems
7.4 Chart accuracy
7.5 Updating electronic charts
7.6 Automatic Identification System (AIS)
7.10 Revision questions
The ship’s master compass
8.2 Gyroscopic principles
8.3 The controlled gyroscope
8.4 The north-seeking gyro
8.5 A practical gyrocompass
8.6 Follow-up systems
8.7 Compass errors
8.8 Top-heavy control master compass
8.9 A digital controlled top-heavy gyrocompass system
8.10 A bottom-heavy control gyrocompass
8.11 Starting a gyrocompass
8.12 Compass repeaters
8.13 The magnetic repeating compass
8.14 Glossary
8.16 Revision questions
9.2 Automatic steering principles
9.3 A basic autopilot system
9.4 Manual operator controls
9.6 Phantom rudder
9.8 An adaptive digital steering control system
10.3 Receiving antennae
10.4 A fixed loop antenna system
10.6 RDF receiving equipment
10.7 Glossary
10.9 Revision questions
11.1 Introduction
11.2 The system
11.3 The NAVTEX system
11.4 Glossary
11.6 Revision questions
Appendices
Computer functions
Glossary of microprocessor and digital terms
Index
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