Global Positioning System

Author: Pratap Misra
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780970954428
Format: PDF
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Accompanying CD-ROM contains a number of GPS data sets from several sites. A set of homework problems requires the student to write simple MATLAB code to analyze these data.

Global Positioning System

Author: Pratap Misra
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780970954404
Format: PDF
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An introductory book on GPS combining theory and practice. The book has two purposes - to offer a textbook on GPS for seniors and first-year graduate students in engineering and applied sciences, and to provide a self-study guide for science majors. "This book exposes students to elements of global coordinate frames, clocks and timekeeping, astrodynamics, least-squares parameter estimation, signal theory, and receiver design, while forcusing on navigation and positioning with GPS. The emphasis is on concepts related to civil applications. Intuitive development of ideas is emphasized. A certain amount of mathematical formalism, however is essential, and is introduced to the extent necessary to supplement the intutitive development ..."--Preface.

Fundamentals of Global Positioning System Receivers

Author: James Bao-Yen Tsui
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471712574
Format: PDF, Docs
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All the expert guidance you need to understand, build, and operate GPS receivers The Second Edition of this acclaimed publication enables readers to understand and apply the complex operation principles of global positioning system (GPS) receivers. Although GPS receivers are widely used in everyday life to aid in positioning and navigation, this is the only text that is devoted to complete coverage of their operation principles. The author, one of the foremost authorities in the GPS field, presents the material from a software receiver viewpoint, an approach that helps readers better understand operation and that reflects the forecasted integration of GPS receivers into such everyday devices as cellular telephones. Concentrating on civilian C/A code, the book provides the tools and information needed to understand and exploit all aspects of receiver technology as well as relevant navigation schemes: Overview of GPS basics and the constellation of satellites that comprise the GPS system Detailed examination of GPS signal structure, acquisition, and tracking Step-by-step presentation of the mathematical formulas for calculating a user's position Demonstration of the use of computer programs to run key equations Instructions for developing hardware to collect digitized data for a software GPS receiver Complete chapter demonstrating a GPS receiver following a signal flow to determine a user's position The Second Edition of this highly acclaimed text has been greatly expanded, including three new chapters: Acquisition of weak signals Tracking of weak signals GPS receiver related subjects Following the author's expert guidance and easy-to-follow style, engineers and scientists learn all that is needed to understand, build, and operate GPS receivers. The book's logical flow from basic concepts to applications makes it an excellent textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in electrical engineering, wireless communications, and computer science.

A Software Defined GPS and Galileo Receiver

Author: Kai Borre
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0817645403
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book explore the use of new technologies in the area of satellite navigation receivers. In order to construct a reconfigurable receiver with a wide range of applications, the authors discuss receiver architecture based on software-defined radio techniques. The presentation unfolds in a user-friendly style and goes from the basics to cutting-edge research. The book is aimed at applied mathematicians, electrical engineers, geodesists, and graduate students. It may be used as a textbook in various GPS technology and signal processing courses, or as a self-study reference for anyone working with satellite navigation receivers.

Understanding GPS

Author: Elliott Kaplan
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1580538959
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This thoroughly updated second edition of an Artech House bestseller brings together a team of leading experts who provide you with a current and comprehensive treatment of the Global Positioning System (GPS). The book covers all the latest advances in technology, applications, and systems. The second edition includes new chapters that explore the integration of GPS with vehicles and cellular telephones, new classes of satellite broadcast signals, the emerging GALILEO system, and new developments in the GPS marketplace. This single-source reference provides both a quick overview of GPS essentials and an in-depth treatment of advanced topics. The book guides you in developing new applications and shows you how to evaluate their performance. It explains all the differential GPS services available to let you decide which is best for particular applications. You learn how to build GPS receivers and integrate them into navigational and communications equipment. Moreover, this unique volume helps you determine how technology is affecting the marketplace and where best to invest your company's resources.

Fundamentals of GPS Receivers

Author: Dan Doberstein
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461404095
Format: PDF, ePub
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Fundamentals of GPS receivers covers GPS receivers' theory and practice. The book begins with the basics of GPS receivers and moves onward to more advanced material. The book examines three types of GPS receiver implementations: first is the custom design by the author; second is an industry standard design, now part of the open source network; the third relates to the receiver designed by JPL /NASA. Each receiver is unique allowing the reader to see how each design solves the same problems. Chapters discuss carrier phase measurements and GPS time and frequency measurements. The overall text is measurement oriented as opposed to processing the measurements. With a focus on the fundamentals of measurements the reader will be building their intuition for the physical phenomenon at work.

Linear Algebra Geodesy and GPS

Author: Gilbert Strang
Publisher: SIAM
ISBN: 9780961408862
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Discusses algorithms generally expressed in MATLAB for geodesy and global positioning. Three parts cover basic linear algebra, the application to the (linear and also nonlinear) science of measurement, and the GPS system and its applications. A popular article from SIAM News (June 1997) The Mathematics of GPS is included as an introduction. Annot

Principles of GNSS Inertial and Multisensor Integrated Navigation Systems Second Edition

Author: Paul D. Groves
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608070050
Format: PDF, Docs
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This newly revised and greatly expanded edition of the popular Artech House book Principles of GNSS, Inertial, and Multisensor Integrated Navigation Systems offers you a current and comprehensive understanding of satellite navigation, inertial navigation, terrestrial radio navigation, dead reckoning, and environmental feature matching . It provides both an introduction to navigation systems and an in-depth treatment of INS/GNSS and multisensor integration. The second edition offers a wealth of added and updated material, including a brand new chapter on the principles of radio positioning and a chapter devoted to important applications in the field. Other updates include expanded treatments of map matching, image-based navigation, attitude determination, acoustic positioning, pedestrian navigation, advanced GNSS techniques, and several terrestrial and short-range radio positioning technologies .. The book shows you how satellite, inertial, and other navigation technologies work, and focuses on processing chains and error sources. In addition, you get a clear introduction to coordinate frames, multi-frame kinematics, Earth models, gravity, Kalman filtering, and nonlinear filtering. Providing solutions to common integration problems, the book describes and compares different integration architectures, and explains how to model different error sources. You get a broad and penetrating overview of current technology and are brought up to speed with the latest developments in the field, including context-dependent and cooperative positioning.

The Global Positioning System Inertial Navigation

Author: Jay A. Farrell
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071369442
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With GPS and INS hardware becoming ever smaller and less expensive, innovative opportunities for commercial navigation systems are everywhereÑand continue to arise. Integrated GPS/INS systems have some real advantages, in terms of output rate, reliability, and accuracy. The Global Positioning System and Inertial Navigation is the first-ever reference to provide engineers and scientists with a detailed, top-to-bottom look at GPS and INS in a single volume. This in-depth text provides navigation system designers comprehensive and accurate coverage of such topics as coordinate frames and transformations, Kalman filtering techniques, navigation system performance analysis, GPS receiver ephemeris and pseudo-range processing, differential GPS, carrier phase processing, and attitude determination. Extensively cross-referenced to the literature on advanced navigation system design, this superb engineering reference is ideal for navigation systems designers, analysts, and project managers.