MODERN ELECTRONIC DEVICES, IMPORTANT FACTOR IN NAVIGATION COMPUTATION PROJECTS

George W. Petrie

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Abstract: The history of navigation is replete with many instances of the need for rapid and accurate computational methods. Indeed, we have progressed far from the old days when navigational astronomy was considered too academic for those that follow the sea in ships. Try, if you will, to project yourself back in time to the days when the following advice was accepted. Th is is a quotation from a nautical work of repute in its day, rather quaintly expressed by its author, who observes:
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 2, Number 10
Pages: 369 - 371
Cite this article: Petrie, George W., "MODERN ELECTRONIC DEVICES, IMPORTANT FACTOR IN NAVIGATION COMPUTATION PROJECTS", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 2, No. 10, 1951, pp. 369-371.
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