Scilab and ScicosLab are Open Source Math Programs that can be used in various engineering and scientific applications. In this post I look at how ScicosLab can be used to calculate the Great Circle Distance and Bearings between any two points on a sphere. In particular I will calculate the GCD/Bearings between the Time Station […]

# Category: Navigation

Navigation: Celestial, Sextant, Equipment

Scilab and ScicosLab are Open Source Math Programs that can be used in various engineering and scientific applications. In this post I look at how ScicosLab can be used to solve problems with the Spherical Triangle. In Celestial Navigation, problems arise in solving the Plane Triangle and also the Spherical Triangle. Video ScicosLab for the […]

Scilab and ScicosLab are Open Source Math Programs that can be used in various engineering and scientific applications. In this post I look at how ScicosLab can be used to solve problems with the Plane Triangle. In Celestial Navigation, problems arise in solving the Plane Triangle and also the Spherical Triangle. Video ScicosLab for the […]

Scilab and ScicosLab are Open Source Math Programs that can be used in various engineering and scientific applications. I use ScicosLab with the Modnum tool box in all my Telecommunications work, but both Scilab/ScicosLab can be used for all the mathematics involved in my CelNav EBook. The video below is a brief introduction of both […]

## Celestial Navigation – My Azimuth

When I was young I read constantly about adventure. I made models of airplanes and boats. I loved Nevil Shute and admired Sir Francis Chichester. My goal was to put my amateur/short wave radio in a Land Rover and see the world. I got my first break when I worked as a summer engineering student […]