More Details about Global Positioning System

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PublisherMcGraw Hill
Publish YearJanuary 2004


Assuming no prior knowledge of GPS, this book imparts the fundamental knowledge of the global positioning system and how to work with it. The book also gives important GPS applications in land mobile, marine navigation, surveying and mapping, space and GIS, etc. In addition to the students, practicing engineers and surveyors too will find this book extremely useful. Highlights : Comprehensive chapter covering Geodesy -- fundamental to the learning of GPS; GPS surveying methods including Differential GPS ( DGPS), GIS applications of DGPS, applications of DGPS to remote sensing, laser technology with GPS; Comprehensive chapter on GPS surveying Software explaining the different components viz., Planning, Pre-processing, Phase Data Reduction, and Network Analysis Software; Applications of GPS in the following areas.