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BTM2028Navigation I2+1+0ECTS:3
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
Status Compulsory
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face, Group study
Contact Hours14 weeks - 2 hours of lectures and 1 hour of practicals per week
LecturerProf. Dr. Muhammet BORAN
Co-LecturerDoctor Lecturer Umut YILDIRIM
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
Navigation, has been prepared to give the students necessary knowledge for trestial and electronic navigation.
 
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : get the knowledge on fundamental principles of navigation.151
LO - 2 : use magnetic compass and gyro compass.151
LO - 3 : use navigational charts and to correct them.151
LO - 4 : do navigational planand to determine global position by using different methods.151
LO - 5 : have detailed knowledge on navigational lights and characteristics of buoyage system.151
LO - 6 : use electronic navigation equipments.151
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Definition and classification of navigation. The earth, its shape and rotation, poles, latitudes, longitudes, difference of latitudes and longitudes. Magnetic compass, magnetism of the earth and the ships. Variation and deviation. Gyro compass. Marine navigation charts and usage of marine charts, type of position and method to plot a position. Navigational lights. List of lights, lights ranges and characteristics buoyage system. Terrestrial navigation. Coastal navigation. Current navigation. Electronic navigation.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Definition and classification of navigation. The earth, its shape and rotation, poles, latitudes, longitudes.
 Week 2Difference of latitudes and longitudes, position and distance concepts, Mean latitudes.
 Week 3Solution of navigation problems, latitude navigation, longtitude navigation.
 Week 4Magnetic and cyro compasses.
 Week 5Variation an deviation, course and bearing varieties.
 Week 6Chart projections.
 Week 7Mercator charts and notices to mariners.
 Week 8Mid-term exam
 Week 9Charts applications.
 Week 10Mathematical plane navigation types.
 Week 11Coastal navigation.
 Week 12Current navigation.
 Week 13Second midterm exam, Navigational lights. List of lights, lights ranges and characteristics buoyage system.
 Week 14Electronical navigatin.
 Week 15Radar aplication.
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Yağız, F. 1998; Seyir I, Tuzla, İstanbul.
2Yağız, F. 2000; Seyir II, Tuzla, İstanbul.
3Tunçer, G. 1998; Seyir I, İTÜ Denizcilik Fakültesi Ders Notları.
4Tunçer, G. 1998; Seyir II, İTÜ Denizcilik Fakültesi Ders Notları.
5Belirdi, N., 1998; Elektronik Seyir, Cilt II, İTÜ Denizcilik Fakültesi, İstanbul.
 
Recommended Reading
1Belirdi, N., 1998; Elektronik Seyir, Cilt I, İTÜ Denizcilik Fakültesi, İstanbul.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 8 13/04/2018 0,5 50
End-of-term exam 16 08/06/2018 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 3 14 42
Sınıf dışı çalışma 2.5 13 32.5
Arasınav için hazırlık 15 1 15
Arasınav .5 1 .5
Uygulama 1 14 14
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 20 1 20
Dönem sonu sınavı .5 1 .5
Diğer 1 .5 1 .5
Total work load125