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Navigational Aids: Compasses

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Code: SF14M103
Name: Navigational Aids: Compasses
Extent of studies: 1,25
Rekommenderad studiegång (SP): Year 1:     Year 2:     Year 3:     Year 4: 1,25    Year 5:     
Prerequisites: Navigational Aids: GNSS, compasses and steering
Course-specific competence: The student is provided with
• an ability to determine and allow for errors in magnetic and gyro-compasses.
• knowledge of the principles of magnetic and gyro-compasses.
• theoretical knowledge and whether theory has been realised with reference to gyro-compasses on vessels as well as the faults and limitations of gyro-compasses.
• an understanding of systems (master/slave) under the control of the master gyro and knowledge of the operation and care of the main types of gyro-compasses.
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