by Alexander Hickethier, MBA Dr. Hu Jia-Shen
Publish Date: October 2011 Revised 05-13-2015
Page Count: 210
Book Size: 8.5″ x 11″
Binding: Perfect Bound
These manuals have been developed to augment our current textbooks for Mariners and are modular in design incorporating practical exercises and actual U.S. Coast Guard examination questions with all questions worked-out. (Rev. 12/18/2012 Up-dated to a single volume.)
Rev. 05/13/2015 Corrected errors, typos and updated questions using the current USCG data base.
A description of this manual follows:
Volume II, provides an in-depth understanding of Terrestrial Calculation found US Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Examinations through 2nd Mate Unlimited, subject matter areas includes Magnetic and Gyro Compass Error Calculations, Compass Deviation Table Construction, Deviation by Celestial Observation (Amplitude and Azimuth), and Deviation by Terrestrial Observation, Time Zone Calculations, (Sunrise and Sunset, Time tick, and Estimated Time of Arrival). Tides and Currents, Speed by RPM, SOA, Slip and Fuel Consumption Calculations.