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Inertial Navigation Systems with Geodetic Applications by Christopher Jekeli

By Christopher Jekeli

This ebook covers all features of inertial navigation platforms (INS), together with the sensor know-how and the estimation of software error, in addition to their integration with the worldwide Positioning method (GPS) for geodetic functions. entire mathematical derivations are given. either stabilized and strapdown mechanizations are handled intimately. Derived algorithms to strategy sensor info and a finished clarification of the mistake dynamics supply not just an analytical realizing but in addition a pragmatic implementation of the ideas. A self-contained description of GPS, with emphasis on kinematic functions, is without doubt one of the highlights during this book.The textual content is of interestto geodesists, together with surveyors, mappers, and photogrammetrists; to engineers in aviation, navigation, information, transportation, and robotics; and to scientists excited by aerogeophysics and distant sensing.

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