Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering

GGE3042Introduction to Global Navigation Satellite Systems 5 ch (3C 3L)

Principles of space geodesy. The celestial sphere, its coordinate systems, and variations in coordinate systems. Time keeping. Satellite based positioning systems, especially the Navstar Global Positioning System (GPS) including observations, development of mathematical models, static and dynamic positioning, error analysis, software structure, and processing considerations. Real Time Kinematic (RTK) GNSS positioning.

Prerequisites: MATH 1503, MATH 2513

Co-requisite: GGE 3202