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Introduction to GPS : the Global Positioning System

Author: Ahmed El-Rabbany
Publisher: Boston, MA : Artech House, ©2002.
Series: Artech House mobile communications series.
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You get an in-depth discussion on the errors and biases that affect GPS measurements, along with advice on how to overcome them. Moreover, the book shows how the GPS can be used for a number of different accuracy levels. Datums, coordinate systems, and map projections are discussed in a simple manner, offering you a clear understanding of this widely misunderstood area.

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If you're looking for an up-to-date, easy-to-understand treatment of the GPS (Global Positioning System), this one-of-a-kind resource offers you the knowledge you need for your work, without bogging you down with advanced mathematics. It addresses all aspects of the GPS, emphasizes GPS applications, examines the GPS signal structure, and covers the key types of measurement being utilized in the field today. You get an in-depth discussion on the errors and biases that affect GPS measurements, along with guidance on how to overcome them. Moreover, the book shows how the GPS can be used for a number of different accuracy levels. Datums, coordinate systems, and map projections are discussed in a simple manner, offering you a clear understanding of this widely misunderstood area. This unique reference also examines the integration of the GPS with other systems, and looks at future GPS modernization. Over 75 illustrations help clarify major topics throughout the book.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
El-Rabbany, Ahmed.
Introduction to GPS.
Boston, MA : Artech House, ©2002
(DLC) 2001055249
(OCoLC)48256120
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ahmed El-Rabbany
ISBN: 158053547X 9781580535472 1580531830 9781580531832
OCLC Number: 50875094
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 176 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Title: Artech House mobile communications series.
Responsibility: Ahmed El-Rabbany.

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You get an in-depth discussion on the errors and biases that affect GPS measurements, along with advice on how to overcome them. Moreover, the book shows how the GPS can be used for a number of different accuracy levels. Datums, coordinate systems, and map projections are discussed in a simple manner, offering you a clear understanding of this widely misunderstood area.

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If you're looking for an up-to-date, easy-to-understand treatment of the GPS (Global Positioning System), this one-of-a-kind resource offers you the knowledge you need for your work, without bogging you down with advanced mathematics. It addresses all aspects of the GPS, emphasizes GPS applications, examines the GPS signal structure, and covers the key types of measurement being utilized in the field today. You get an in-depth discussion on the errors and biases that affect GPS measurements, along with guidance on how to overcome them. Moreover, the book shows how the GPS can be used for a number of different accuracy levels. Datums, coordinate systems, and map projections are discussed in a simple manner, offering you a clear understanding of this widely misunderstood area. This unique reference also examines the integration of the GPS with other systems, and looks at future GPS modernization. Over 75 illustrations help clarify major topics throughout the book.

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GREAT BASIC REFERENCE

by gpsuser (WorldCat user published 2010-11-03) Very Good Permalink

If you are a geodesy expert looking for a mathematical treatment of GPS theory, look elsewhere (there are several good books). If you are looking for a good collegiate-level descriptive text, this is a great choice. Clear, concise, and with all the latest info including WAAS, RTK, and similar topics....
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