GPS for land surveyors, 3d ed.9780849391958
GPS for land surveyors, 3d ed.
Van Sickle sick·le
1. To cut with a sickle.
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CRC (Cyclical Redundancy Checking) An error checking technique used to ensure the accuracy of transmitting digital data. The transmitted messages are divided into predetermined lengths which, used as dividends, are divided by a fixed divisor. / Taylor & Francis
This update of the 2007 and 1996 editions should help users keep up with the accelerating changes in Global Positioning Systems Global Positioning System: see navigation satellite.
Global Positioning System (GPS)
Precise satellite-based navigation and location system originally developed for U.S. military use. (GPS) and Global Navigation Satellite Systems For the global navigation satellite system operated by Russia, see .
Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) is the standard generic term for satellite navigation systems that provide autonomous geo-spatial positioning with global coverage. (GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) The European term for a global satellite-based radio navigation system. See Galileo. ) hardware, software, and procedures. Van Sickle (Pennsylvania State U.), who supervised surveys with the first commercially available GPS receivers in the early 1980s, explains the theoretical and practical basics of this system of measuring distances between points via satellite signals. New to this edition are color illustrations; a section on real-time network services; GPS code; an entire chapter devoted to GNSS; and discussion of the Russian, Chinese, and Japanese systems. The text includes examples of GPS surveying techniques, review questions, and a glossary.
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