This thoroughly revised edition of the Artech House bestseller, "Introduction to GPS: The Global Position System" offers professionals and students an up-to-date, easy-to-understand treatment of this tremendously important technology. The second edition includes a wealth of brand new material, including a chapter on GPS satellite orbit and new coverage of today's hottest issues, such as precise point positioning and location based services. Without bogging readers down with advanced mathematics, the book 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.
Ahmed El-Rabbany is an assistant professor at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. He is also an adjunct professor and an honorary research associate at York University and the University of New Brunswick, respectively. He holds a Ph.D. degree in GPS from the University of New Brunswick, Canada.
Introduction. GPS Details. GPS Satellite Orbit. GPS Errors and Biases. GPS Positioning Modes. Ambiguity Resolution Techniques. GPS Data and Correction Services. Common GPS Standard Formats. GPS Integration. GPS Applications. Other Global Satellite Navigation Systems. Appendixes.