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- 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...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 138.00
Inertial navigation is widely used for the guidance of aircraft, missiles ships and land vehicles, as well as in a number of novel applications such as surveying underground pipelines in drilling operations. This book sets out to provide a clear and concise description of the physical principles of inertial navigation, the associated growth of errors... more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 140.00
Radar is a legal necessity for the safe navigation of merchant ships and, within vessel traffic services, is indispensable to the operation of major ports and harbours. Target Detection by Marine Radar concentrates solely on civil marine operations and explains how civil surveillance radars detect their targets. There are numerous diagrams and worked... 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...
- Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 9.99
Explore New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory 2013 is the essential, full-colour travel guide and atlas to Australias most populous state and capital territory. With detailed information on over 200 towns, and in-depth coverage of capital cities Sydney and Canberra, this comprehensive guide will help you decide where to go and... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 9.99
Explore Victoria 2013 is the essential, full-colour travel guide and atlas to the state of Victoria, home to the Twelve Apostles and Wilsons Promontory. With detailed information on Victorias towns, and in-depth coverage of capital city Melbourne, this comprehensive guide will help you decide where to go and what to see and do when you get there.... more...