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mathematical theory of the deviations of the compass

arranged for the use of the Cadets at the U. S. Naval Academy

by J. A. Howell

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Compass.,
  • Magnetism of ships.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. A. Howell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC849 .H85
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 126 p., 4 leaves of plates (2 folded) :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6957537M
    LC Control Number05021767
    OCLC/WorldCa8659586

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Naval Academy. [J A Howell]. MAGNETIC COMPASS DEVIATION AND CORRECTION A MANUAL OF so far as the mathematical theory of deviations is concerned, is based entirely on the Admiralty publication The Theory of the Deviations of the Magnetic Compass prepared by the Admiralty Compass Observatory, Slough, a fact which is gratefully acknowledged The book has been written in an.

A Practical Manual of the Compass, A Short Treatise on the Errors of the Magnetic Compass, with the Methods Employed in the U.S.

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A collection of papers on the subject of magnetic. The Paperback of the A Treatise on Navigation and Nautical Astronomy - Including the Theory of Compass Deviations - Prepared for Use as a Textbook for the Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience.

The gyroscopic compass: a non-mathematical treatment / (London: Constable, ), by Thomas Wightman Chalmers (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) The theory of the gyroscopic compass and its deviations. (New York, The Macmillan company, ), by A.

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A mathematical formulation of the deviation for all compass courses and locations at sea was needed in order to understand and compensate for it, and Smith became the preeminent expert in this sphere of activity.

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