Understanding Mathematics For Aircraft Navigation / Edition 1

Understanding Mathematics For Aircraft Navigation / Edition 1

by James Wolper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071375724

ISBN-13: 9780071375726

Pub. Date: 05/23/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

*Explains the mathematics essential to flight, teaching basic principles and reasoning
*Provides an understanding that allows pilots to utilize new technologies
*Examines techniques of GPS (Global Positioning System), and other navigation forms, including calculations of distance and bearings
*Covers chart construction, magnetic compasses, mental calculations…  See more details below

Overview

*Explains the mathematics essential to flight, teaching basic principles and reasoning
*Provides an understanding that allows pilots to utilize new technologies
*Examines techniques of GPS (Global Positioning System), and other navigation forms, including calculations of distance and bearings
*Covers chart construction, magnetic compasses, mental calculations, long-range flight planning

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071375726
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/23/2001
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1: The Shape of the Earth.

Chapter 2: Vectors and Spheres.

Chapter 3: Navigating by the Stars.

Chapter 4: Making Your Own Stars: GPS.

Chapter 5: Navigation in Airplanes.

Chapter 6: Navigation Planning.

Chapter 7: A Guide to Further Reading.
Appendix: The Navigational Stars.
References.

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