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NAUT 1832 - Navigation Systems and Instruments

Ocean Navigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course builds up on Electronic Positioning Systems to provide students with the knowledge to correctly use shipboard electronic navigational aids and instruments for safe navigation. Students will study the operating principles, limitations, sources of errors, and methods of correcting errors on modern shipboard equipment. This course comprises of electronic navigational aids, and magnetic compass. The course hours are: 78 hours (Electronic); 42 hours (Magnetism); for a total of 120 hours.

Prerequisite(s)

Electronic Positioning Systems or equivalent. Copies of prerequisites are to be submitted to the course instructor on the first day of the course.

Credits

8.0

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Related Programs

NAUT 1832 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Chief Mate
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Nautical Sciences
    Full-time/Cooperative Education   Diploma

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