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Navigational Aids; GNSS, compasses and steering

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Code: MM14O109
Name: Navigational Aids; GNSS, compasses and steering
Extent of studies: 1,5
Rekommenderad studiegång (SP): Year 1:     Year 2: 1,5    Year 3:     Year 4:     Year 5:     
Prerequisites: Terrestrial Navigation A
Course-specific competence: The student
• knows how to use electronic aids, and he/she knows about their reliability and limitations as complementary means to ensure safe navigation.
• is able to determine the vessel’s position with the help of electronic navigational aids.
• understand the principal structure of satellite position-ing systems (GNSS).
• is aware of limitations and errors of GNSS systems and their level of position accuracy.
• knows how to use the echo-sounder and how to apply the information correctly.
• has knowledge of the functioning of the magnetic and gyro-compasses.
• is able to determine errors in magnetic and gyro-compasses using celestial and terrestrial methods and to take such errors into account.
• has knowledge of the steering control systems, operat-ing instructions and change-over from manual steering to autopilot and vice versa. He/she knows how to ad-just the controls for optimal performance.
Course-specific competence (file):
Language of instruction: Engelska
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