- Book Title: Elementary Manual For The Deviations Of The Compass In Iron Ships
- Author: E W Creak
- ISBN: mwoo216
- Publisher: J D Potter
- Year Published: 1920
- Our Normal Price: £26.40 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- 10% Discounted Price: £23.76 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- Description: D Potter, Admiralty Agent for Charts, 1920: red cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to front approximately 6 x 9.5 inches tall: 150 pages plus list of nautical publications: black and white diagrams, charts and tables. Contents: Historical notes. Preliminary notes. Section 1: Magnetism. Section 2: Terrestrial Magnetism. Section 3: The Compass on Board Ship. Section 4: Of the Deviations of the Compass on Board Ship and the Methods for Ascertaining and Applying Them. Section 5: The Magnetism of Iron and Steel Ships. Section 6: On the Analysis of the Deviation of the Ships Compasses. Section 7: On the Mechanical Correction of the Compasses. Concluding notes. Tables: One: Table of the Products of Every 10th minute of Arc from 0° 0 to 38° 50 multiplied by the Sines of the Rhumbs. Two: Tables of Natural Sines, Tangents etc. Three: Quadrantal Deviation Correction by Spheres Table of Distances of Spheres to Correct Given Values of Coefficient D. Four : Semicircular Deviation- Correction of Constant C Table of Equivalent Lengths of Flinders Bar to Correct Values of C. Index. Charts of the Lines of Equal Values of Magnetic Variation, Dip, Horizontal Force, and Vertical Force, 1905. Condition: Edges of cover and ends of spine rubbed: spine shelf -faded : ownership inscription to front free endpaper: contents very clean: overall good and collectable
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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