Understanding GPS: Principles and Applications (Google eBook)

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Elliott D. Kaplan, Christopher J. Hegarty
Artech House, 2005 - Electronic books - 723 pages
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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.
  

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Contents

1 Introduction 1
1
2 Fundamentals of Satellite Navigation 21
21
3 GPS System Segments 67
67
4 GPS Satellite Signal Characteristics 113
113
5 Satellite Signal Acquisition Tracking and Data Demodulation 153
153
6 Interference Multipath and Scintillation 243
243
7 Performance of StandAlone GPS 301
301
8 Differential GPS 379
379
11 Other Satellite Navigation Systems 595
595
12 GNSS Markets and Applications 635
635
Appendix ALeast Squares and Weighted Least Squares Estimates 663
663
Appendix BStability Measures for Frequency Sources 665
665
Appendix CFreeSpace Propagation Loss 669
669
About the Authors 675
675
Index 683
683
Mobile Communications Library
704

9 Integration of GPS with Other Sensors and Network Assistance 459
459
10 GALILEO 559
559

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