Portney'S Ponderables: Brain Teasers for Navigators download free [PDF and Ebook] by Joe Portney

Portney'S Ponderables: Brain Teasers for Navigators download free [PDF and Ebook] by Joe Portney year 2009
  • Book name: Portney'S Ponderables: Brain Teasers for Navigators
  • Author: Joe Portney
  • Release date: 2009/7/26
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9780914025191
  • Rating: 9.49 of 10
  • Votes: 460
  • Review by: Austin Fraser
  • Review rating: 7.79 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/27
  • Total pages: 170
  • Includes a PDF summary of 18 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 'Navigation puzzles, controversies, historical problems, and other ponderables demystified by an expert navigator and writer. Joe Portney is a US Naval Academy graduate and Air Force navigator who has participated in three historic flights over the North Pole. He is a past President of the Institute of Navigation and recipient of the Weems Award for continuing contributions to the art and science of navigation. He has produced a wonderful little book here, chock filled with interesting tidbits, each of which can be read in a few minutes but will stimulate your thought for many days to come. Some are very basic, others more involved, but he provides a clear explanation of each. Some refer to math computations that we might not all be familiar with, but this is not a distraction from the main points being made even in these few cases.'
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H11M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Navigation & Seamanship, Ships & Shipping, Sailing
  • Available formats: TXT, EPUB, DOC, DOCX, MOBI, PDB, WORD, PDF. Compressed in IMG, AZW4, RAR, RZ, TBZ, 7-ZIP, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.96 USD
  • Dimensions: 127x198.12x10.16mm
  • Weight: 158.76g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: United States

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