Compass Deviation. Conversion of Courses.

August 28, 2016 SorinMStamate No comments exist
Compass Deviation. Conversion of Courses
Compass Deviation. Conversion of Courses

Magnetic Compass Deviation.

The Magnetic Compass Deviation is the angular deviation of a compass card, to right or left of the magnetic meridian, determined by the influence of magnetism of the ship or cargo;


Is dihedral angle formed between the magnetic meridian plane and compass meridian plane;

It is variable from ship to ship and is depending on the magnetic course of the vessel.

The variation curve of a vessel’s magnetic compass is determined when adjust the magnetic compass.

This deviation will be verified time to time by various methods.

Compass Deviation. Conversion of Courses _ v1.0
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