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- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 35.00
Spherical trigonometry was at the heart of astronomy and ocean-going navigation for two millennia. The discipline was a mainstay of mathematics education for centuries, and it was a standard subject in high schools until the 1950s. Today, however, it is rarely taught. Heavenly Mathematics traces the rich history of this forgotten art, revealing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95
Safety and Security at Sea is concerned with the safe operation of ships and consequently with preventing errors and oversights. This book contributes to safety where it is most effective - right at the site of work, on board the ship itself. It is here, indisputably, that it will prevent accidents and save lives. It translates theory into practice... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 135.00
The only comprehensive guide to Kalman filtering and its applications to real-world GPS/INS problems Written by recognized authorities in the field, this book provides engineers, computer scientists, and others with a working familiarity with the theory and contemporary applications of Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Inertial Navigational Systems,... more...
- Pocket Essentials 2005; US$ 9.99
Nelson continues to fascinate academics as well as the general public. He is still considered one of Britain?s greatest heroes and featured within the top ten of the BBC poll of such figures. But why does Nelson still remain such a prominent figure in the national imagination? more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 91.95
A Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules is the essential reference to the safe operation of all vessels at sea. Published continuously since 1965, this respected and expert guide is the classic text for all who need to, practically and legally, understand and comply with the Rules. This sixth edition incorporates all of the amendments to the International... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2012; US$ 64.95
The Command Companion of Seamanship Techniques is the latest work from the well-respected marine author, D J House. It contains all the information needed for command posts at sea. · All aspects of shipboard management are discussed, with special emphasis placed on health and safety. · Guidelines on how to respond to accidents and emergencies at sea... more...
- Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 195.00
Powered submersibles have enabled the exploration of lake and ocean depths, and are used extensively for inspection of drilling rigs and offshore pipelines. Their potential for the discovery of undersea mineral resources is widely acknowledged. The design of such vehicles poses many problems not encountered with land-based systems: for example, normal... more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 118.00
This comprehensive new book deals with motion estimation for autonomous systems from a biological, algorithmic and digital perspective. An algorithm, which is based on the optical flow constraint equation, is described in detail. This algorithm fits with the motion processing model, hardware and software constraints and resolves depth-velocity ambiguity,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 48.00
Finding one’s way with a map is a relatively recent phenomenon. In premodern times, maps were used, if at all, mainly for planning journeys in advance, not for guiding travelers on the road. With the exception of navigational sea charts, the use of maps by travelers only became common in the modern era; indeed, in the last two hundred years,... more...