Electronic Positioning System

Electronic Positioning System

MARI 0225

This course is designed to provide training in the basic theory and operational use of navigating instruments found on board vessels. These navigating instruments include (but not limited to): Radar, ARPA, Loran-C, AIS, gyro and Magnetic compasses, GPS & DGPS, Echo sounder, speed & distance logs, voyage data recorder, course recorder and the auto-pilot. Participants study the following topics among other topics: theory of operation; use of controls; derivation of information; data correction and use of data in position fixing; recognition of false information and malfunctions.

Credits

0

Course Hours

90

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