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- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 16.95
GPS For Mariners is a comprehensive guide for recreational boaters to learn how to operate and effectively use today's GPS systems in everyday navigational situations. While all GPS products come with operational manuals and there are books on how to use your GPS for land or aerial navigation, there is very little information available to recreational... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 73.95
Don Butler has compiled an invaluable list of the man-hours required for ship repair estimates. All ships must undergo regular dry-docking for examination by a third party surveyor; this is a mandatory requirement for ships which ply their trade on either world wide or coastal area basis. This dry-docking period is usually used as a time to carry out... more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 52.95
This well-established textbook has been fully reviewed and updated by a new author to ensure a modern coverage of the contents in depth. A new unique introduction has been written, giving ship types together with their general characteristics, to indicate to the reader actual or typical sizes of modern day merchant vessels. Four new chapters have... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 61.95
The Kemp and Young series provides a general introduction to a number of subject areas in a style that will be ideally suited for those wishing to learn more. The concise presentation of the subject matter is made possible by the reduction of the work to its simplest terms. This is achieved through the omission of unnecessary mathematics or mathematical... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 49.95
The ultimate guide for flying skillfully and safely Now, in one comprehensive volume you can get both step-by-step instruction in basic piloting skills, and FARs that every pilot must be able to reference and understand. Piloting Basics by Lewis Bjork truly packs all the detailed, profusely illustrated how-to information you need. From total preflight... more...
- Artech House 2007; US$ 79.00
Most known for GPS products, the global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) industry is poised for dramatic growth. Many GNSS business experts are predicting ten-fold growth over the next decade to make GNSS a $300-billion industry. This book provides a detailed, accurate picture the current GNSS marketplace, offering keen insight into future trends.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
An eye-opening exploration of the intriguing and often counter-intuitive science of human navigation and experience of place. In the age of GPS and iPhones, human beings it would seem have mastered the art of direction, but does the need for these devices signal something else?that as a species we are actually hopelessly lost. In fact we've filled... more...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 200.00
Rawson and Tupper's Basic Ship Theory, first published in 1968, is widely known as the standard introductory text for naval architecture students, as well as being a useful reference for the more experienced designer. The fifth edition continues to provide a balance between theory and practice. Volume 1 discusses ship geometry and measurement in... more...
- Scribner 2010; US$ 22.95
A FASCINATING INVESTIGATION OF HOW WE NAVIGATE THE PHYSICAL WORLD, INNER NAVIGATION IS A LIVELY, ENGAGING ACCOUNT OF SUBCONSCIOUS MAPMAKING. Why are we so often disoriented when we come up from the subway? Do we really walk in circles when we lose our bearings in the wilderness? How -- and why -- do we get lost at all? In this surprising,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 29.95
We know that animals cross miles of water, land, and sky with pinpoint precision on a daily basis. But it is only in recent years that scientists have learned how these astounding feats of navigation are actually accomplished. With colorful and thorough detail, Nature's Compass explores the remarkable methods by which animals find their way both... more...