Understanding GPS: Principles and Applications

Understanding GPS: Principles and Applications

Hardback Artech House Mobile Communications

Edited by Elliott Kaplan, Edited by Christopher Hegarty

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  • Publisher: Artech House Publishers
  • Format: Hardback | 644 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 262mm x 43mm | 1,383g
  • Publication date: 9 January 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Norwood
  • ISBN 10: 1580538940
  • ISBN 13: 9781580538947
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 1,110,087

Product description

This thoroughly updated second edition of an Artech House bestseller brings together a team of leading experts who provide 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 a quick overview of GPS essentials, an in-depth examination of advanced technical topics, and a review of emerging trends in the GPS industry.

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Author information

Elliott Kaplan is a principal engineer at the MITRE Corporation, Bedford, Massachusetts. He is the New England Section Officer of the Institute of Navigation.. He earned his M.S. in electrical engineering from Northeastern University. Christopher Hegarty is a senior principal engineer at the MITRE Corporation, Bedford, MA. He received a D.Sc. in electrical engineering from The George Washington University and currently serves as editor of the Institute of Navigation's quarterly journal, NAVIGATION, and as a member of RTCA, Inc.'s Program Management Committee.

Table of contents

Fundamentals of Satellite Navigation. GPS Systems Segments. GPS Satellite Signal Characteristics and Message Formats. Satellite Signal Acquisitions and Tracking. Effects of RF Interference on GPS Satellite Signal Receiver Tracking. Performance of Standalone GPS. Differential GPS. Integration of GPS with other Sensors. Galileo. The Russian GLONASS, Chinese Bediou, and Japanese QZSS Systems. GNSS Markets and Applications.