Quo Vadis: Evolution of Modern Navigation: The Rise of Quantum Techniques (Hardback)F. G. Major (author)
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Intended for non-specialists with some knowledge of physics or engineering at the college level, this book covers in an intuitive manner a broad range of topics relevant to the evolution of surface and space navigation, with minimum mathematical formalism.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 426
Weight: 876 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 30 mm
Edition: 2014 ed.
From the reviews:
"The book documents well the tremendous advances in navigation from the time of the Phoenicians and provides a good review of how navigation has evolved in nature ... and in human exploration. Major explains the workings of the instrumentation that scientists and engineers invented for this purpose. ... The book contains good references and illustrations ... . Summing Up: Recommended. General readers and undergraduate students." (N. Sadanand, Choice, Vol. 51 (9), May, 2014)
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