Understanding the Navstar: GPS, GIS, and IVHS / Edition 2

Understanding the Navstar: GPS, GIS, and IVHS / Edition 2

by Tom Logsdon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1441947418

ISBN-13: 9781441947413

Pub. Date: 12/03/2010

Publisher: Springer US

The Navstar Global Positioning System (GPS) is being financed by military dollars, but the precise navigation signals it broadcasts are available free of charge to anyone, anywhere. Over the next ten years sponsors of Navstar navigation will be investing an estimated

Overview

The Navstar Global Positioning System (GPS) is being financed by military dollars, but the precise navigation signals it broadcasts are available free of charge to anyone, anywhere. Over the next ten years sponsors of Navstar navigation will be investing an estimated

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441947413
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/03/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 1995
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; The science of navigation; The Navstar GPS; Performance comparisons for today's radionavigation systems; User-set architecture; User-set performance; Differential navigation and pseudo-satellites; Interferometry techniques; Integrated navigation systems; Interoperability with other navigation systems; The Navstar satellites; Precise time synchronization; Digital avionics and air traffic control; Geodetic surveying and satellite positioning; Military applications; Civil applications; Geographical information systems; Intelligent vehicle highway systems; Appendices; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

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