GPS for Land Surveyors

ISBN-10: 1575040417

ISBN-13: 9781575040417

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jan Van Sickle

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"GPS has grown to become part of a larger international context, the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). Both GPS and GNSS technologies are becoming ever more important in the everyday practice of survey and mappers. With GPS for Land Surveyors, Third Edition, a book written by a land surveyor, for land surveyors, you can stay in the know on the latest GPS techniques, technologies, codes, and signals."--BOOK JACKET.
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Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 300
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

The GPS Signalp. 1
Global Positioning System (GPS) Signal Structurep. 1
GPS and Trilaterationp. 1
The Navigation Codep. 3
The P and C/A Codesp. 7
The Production of a Modulated Carrier Wavep. 8
A Chain of Electromagnetic Energyp. 10
Two Observablesp. 14
Pseudorangingp. 17
Autocorrelationp. 18
Lock and the Time Shiftp. 20
A Pseudorange Equationp. 21
The One-Percent Rule of Thumbp. 21
Carrier Phase Rangingp. 23
Carrier Phase Comparisonsp. 23
The Doppler Effectp. 25
Exercisesp. 30
Answers and Explanationsp. 32
Biases and Solutionsp. 35
The Error Budgetp. 35
A Look at the Biases in the Observation Equationsp. 35
The Satellite Clock Bias, dtp. 36
The Ionospheric Effect, d[subscript ion]p. 37
The Receiver Clock Bias, dTp. 40
The Orbital Biasp. 40
The Tropospheric Effect, d[subscript trop]p. 41
Multipathp. 42
Differencingp. 43
Classifications of Positioning Solutionsp. 43
Relative Positioningp. 46
Single Differencep. 47
Double Differencep. 47
Triple Differencep. 50
Summaryp. 53
Exercisesp. 55
Answers and Explanationsp. 57
The Frameworkp. 61
Technological Forerunnersp. 61
Terrestrial Radio Positioningp. 61
Optical Systemsp. 63
Extraterrestrial Radio Positioningp. 64
Transitp. 65
Navstar GPSp. 68
GPS in Civilian Surveyingp. 70
GPS Segment Organizationp. 72
The Space Segmentp. 72
The Control Segmentp. 81
The User Segmentp. 83
Exercisesp. 84
Answers and Explanationsp. 86
Receivers and Methodsp. 91
Common Features of GPS Receiversp. 91
The Antennap. 92
The Preamplifierp. 94
The RF Sectionp. 94
The Microprocessorp. 102
The CDUp. 103
The Storagep. 103
The Powerp. 104
Choosing a GPS Receiverp. 104
Trends in Receiver Developmentp. 105
Some GPS Surveying Methodsp. 108
Staticp. 108
Differential GPS, DGPSp. 112
Kinematicp. 113
Pseudokinematicp. 117
Rapid-Staticp. 118
On-the-Flyp. 119
Real-Time Kinematic, RTKp. 119
Exercisesp. 120
Answers and Explanationsp. 122
Coordinatesp. 125
A Few Pertinent Ideas about Geodetic Datums for GPSp. 125
Plane Surveyingp. 125
Some Geodetic Coordinate Systemsp. 126
Elements of a Geodetic Datump. 128
The Geoidp. 134
The Modern Geocentric Datump. 135
North American Datum 1983p. 137
Heightsp. 145
Exercisesp. 148
Answers and Explanationsp. 149
Planning a Surveyp. 153
Elements of a GPS Survey Designp. 153
How Much Planning Is Required?p. 153
Visiting the Sitep. 156
Project Planning, Off-Sitep. 157
Some GPS Survey Design Factsp. 166
Drawing the Baselinesp. 173
Finding the Number of Sessionsp. 178
Combining GPS Surveying Methodsp. 179
Exercisesp. 180
Answers and Explanationsp. 182
Observingp. 187
Preparing to Observep. 187
Trainingp. 187
Equipmentp. 187
Reconnaissancep. 191
Station Data Sheetp. 191
Visibility Diagramsp. 195
Reconnaissance for Kinematic GPSp. 200
Monumentationp. 200
Final Planning and Observationp. 200
Logisticsp. 200
Observationp. 201
Daily Progress Evaluationp. 204
Exercisesp. 205
Answers and Explanationsp. 207
Postprocessingp. 209
Processingp. 209
Quantity of Datap. 210
Downloadingp. 210
Controlp. 211
The First Positionp. 211
Triple Differencep. 211
Double Differencep. 212
Cycle Slip Detection and Repairp. 213
Fixing the Integer Ambiguity and Obtaining Vector Solutionsp. 215
Adjustmentp. 215
Exercisesp. 217
Answers and Explanationsp. 219
RTK and DGPSp. 223
New Developmentsp. 223
The General Ideap. 223
DGPSp. 224
Identical Constellationp. 224
Latencyp. 224
Real-Time or Postprocessedp. 226
Error Correlation and Accuracyp. 226
Real-Time DGPSp. 226
RTCM-104 Message Formatp. 226
GIS Applications for DGPSp. 227
RTKp. 228
Fixing the Integer Ambiguity in RTKp. 228
Radio Licensep. 230
Typical RTKp. 230
The Vertical Component in RTKp. 231
Some Practical RTK Suggestionsp. 232
Typical Satellite Constellationsp. 232
Dual Frequency Receiverp. 232
Setting up a Base Stationp. 232
Comparing RTK and DGPSp. 233
Multipath in RTK and DGPSp. 233
Base Stationp. 233
Initializationp. 234
Summaryp. 234
Exercisesp. 235
Answers and Explanationsp. 237
Glossaryp. 241
Referencesp. 275
Indexp. 277
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