ISBN 9780070700291,Global Navigation Satellite Systems

Global Navigation Satellite Systems



Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780070700291

ISBN-10 007070029X


Number of Pages 478 Pages
Language (English)

Science fiction

This book comprehensively deals with the fundamentals of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). Extensive discussion on GPS, Galileo and Satellite Based Augmentation (SBA) systems are given in the text. Inclusion of relevant topics like Communication Satellites, Multiple Access Techniques, Geoinformatics and GPS Based Surveying makes it more useful for the students pursuing course on GPS, GNSS and related courses. A large number of solved examples, practice questions and objective type questions are provided to gain greater insight into the subject. Salient Features Comprehensive coverage on satellite navigation systems including GPS, GLONASS and GALILEO Vivid discussion on Satellite Based Augmentation Systems including WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS and GAGAN Extensively deals with GPS Receiver Signal Processing, Orbital Dynamics and Positioning & Co-ordinate Transformation Crisp overview of Geoinformatics, Communication Satellites, Multiple Access Techniques and Surveying using GPS Pedagogy: Solved examples: 67 Practice questions: 283 Objective type questions: 200 Numerical questions : 55 Open book exam questions: 25 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Introduction to Global Navigation Satellite Systems 2. Satellite Orbital Dynamics and Position Determination 3. GPS Satellite Constellation and Signal Structure 4. GPS Errors and Ionospheric Effect on GPS Signals 5. Galileo 6. Global Orbiting Navigation Satellite Systems (GLONASS) 7. Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) 8. Differential GPS 9. GPS Receivers 10. Coordinate Systems 11. Geoinformatics Using Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and GPS 12. Surveying with GPS 13. Satellite Communications 14. Multiple Access Techniques