Global Positioning System: Signals, Measurements, and Performance – Exploration At Best

Global Positioning System: Signals, Measurements, and Performance – Exploration At Best

The most red and recommended Global Positioning System Book

This second edition of the widely praised book offers a comprehensive introduction to GPS. the system, signals, receivers, measurements, and algorithms for estimation of position, velocity, and time. It is intended as a textbook for a senior- or graduate-level engineering course and a self-study guide for practicing engineers.

Global Positioning System: Signals, Measurements, and Performance - Exploration At Best

The book is divided into four parts.

Part I

Introduces the basic framework for a global navigation satellite system, including coordinate frames, time references, and satellite orbits, and provides an overview of GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo.

Part 2

Describes the fruits of GPS: estimation of position, velocity, and time.

Part 3

Discusses the ingenious structure of the GPS signals.

Part 4

introduces the signal processing steps required to extract the necessary measurements from these signals, and explores the challenges posed by signal blockage and RFI.

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