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Book: "Understanding GPS: Principles and Applications, Second Edition"

Title: Understanding GPS: Principles and Applications, Second Edition
Author(s): Elliott D. Kaplan, Christopher Hegarty
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
ISBN-10: 1580538940bps
ISBN-13: 978-1580538947

This thoroughly updated second edition of an Artech House bestseller brings together a team of leading experts who provide 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 a quick overview of GPS essentials, an in-depth examination of advanced technical topics, and a review of emerging trends in the GPS industry. Engineers can use this book to build GPS receivers and integrate them into navigational and communications equipment. Executives can turn to this book to determine how technology is affecting markets and how best to invest their companies’ resources. The book also serves as a handy resource for electrical engineering students looking to advance their studies and careers in GPS.

Generally written for the engineering/scientific community. Presents the fundamentals of position, velocity, and time determination using GPS. DLC: Global Positioning System. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.