Development of Electronic Compass using Magnetic Sensors

자기 센서를 이용한 전자 컴퍼스 개발

  • 홍창현 (전북대학교 전자정보공학부) ;
  • 김영철 (군산대학교 기계공학부) ;
  • 정길도 (전북대학교 전자정보공학부)
  • Published : 2008.02.01


Recently fishing industry is interested in efficiency and automation to acquire the international competitive power of national fishing industry. As an automation device of fishing boat, there are electric compasses using GPS and terrestrial magnetic sensor. Electric compass can be minimum size, high effectiveness with keeping the characteristic of a magnetic compass. This can be used a heading angle sensor to construct auto-navigation system in a small size ship. This paper develop electronic compass system that has serial output signal in NMEA 0183 and demonstrates the possibility of the electronics compass in navigation system for a small sized ship.


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