Continuous Vertical Datum for Canadian Waters (CVDCW)

When navigating a ship the number one objective is to not sink the ship. To achieve this, it of course helps if the ship does not run into anything above or below the water surface but it is not always possible to see submerged objects coming up in time to navigate around them and so … Continue reading Continuous Vertical Datum for Canadian Waters (CVDCW)


Right-Handed/Left-Handed Rules

For any kind of vector mathematics it is common to find cases in which you want to find a vector that is perpendicular to two other vectors, e.x. current/magnetic field/force, the moment of force (the cross-product of two force vectors), coordinates, etc.. We know from linear algebra that we can calculate this perpendicular vector by … Continue reading Right-Handed/Left-Handed Rules