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Tides

A Primer for Deck Officers and Officer of the Watch Exams, 1st Edition

By Philip M. Smith

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216 pages | 126 Color Illus.

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Tides: A Primer for Deck Officers and Officer of the Watch Exams prepares the reader for the Officer of the Watch and Master/Mate certificates required by all officers on commercial seagoing vessels. From the formation of tides and tidal stream data, right through to practice questions with answers, and even mock exam papers, this book will provide you with all the reference material you need in order to pass your exams.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1 Terminology used in tidal calculations.

Chapter 2 the admiralty tide tables.

Chapter 3. The use of tidal curves

Chapter 4. European standard ports tidal calculations.

Chapter 5. European secondary ports tidal calculations.

Chapter 6. Pacific standard port tidal calculations.

Chapter 7. Pacific secondary ports tidal calculations.

Chapter 8. Vertical sextant angles, tidal streams and co-tidal data.

Chapter 9. Revision papers with worked solutions. s

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Bibliography

Index

About the Author

Philip M. Smith is a Senior Lecturer at Warsash Maritime Academy (WMA). After over 22 years at sea navigating, for the most part in a traditional way, he now teaches Officer of the Watch and Cadets Terrestrial Navigation.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography
TEC009000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)