Dec 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
  
2020-2021 Catalog
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NAUT125 - Terrestrial Navigation 2


Credits: 3

This course builds upon the material covered in Terrestrial Navigation 1. Topics include a more in-depth analysis of the earth’s magnetic field, the ship’s magnetic field, magnetic compass adjustment and the sailings. Propeller slip, ocean voyage planning, tide current theory, current sailings and major ocean circulation are also introduced. This course contains a STCW Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) concerning the knowledge of the principles of magnetic compasses and is required of all Deck Midshipmen. It is offered in the Third Term of Fourth Class Year.

Prerequisites: NAUT 120 
3 class hours a week



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