2ND MATE EXAM ORAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS BY CAPT-AJAY-KUMAR - LATEST QUESTIONS
Q. 1) Code the rule no1 & 38X
Q. 2) What is TRS ?X
Tropical Revolving Storms which forms in Tropical regions. Northern hemisphere it moves towards north and vice versa in Southern hemisphere.
Q. 3) Situations: when you are entering TSS and found a vessel crossing from you are port bow action ?X
if the cpa matters , and collision cant be avoided by the give way vsl alone then i will alter other wise , maintain co and speed.
take the series of brg if risk of collision does not exist the maintain co and speed if roc exist the i will give five sort and rapid blast, check nav lights, inform master,inform engine room,put helms men and still she is not taking an action then one short blasta/co to stbd if depth available or reduce speed
ERROR OF PERPENDICULARITY
in addition there are some non-adjustable erroes
graduation error,shade error,optical error, prismatic error,telescopic error
Sextant Errors are of 2 Types:
1) Adjustable error,
2) Non Adjustable errors
a)error of perpendicularity,
d)Error of collimination
2)Non adjustable Errors:
velocity of propagation in water, stylus speed error, pythagoras error, multiple echoes, thermal and density layers, zero line adjustment error, cross noise, Aeration.
Q. 7) How do take a sight ?X
using instruments like sextant..with some simple navigational calculations...
raster chart is the photo copy of the paper chart,vector chart is electronic form of chart
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