Fundamentals of Inertial Navigation, Satellite-based Positioning and their Integration
Noureldin, Aboelmagd, Karamat, Tashfeen B., Georgy, Jacques
2013, XVIII, 314 p.
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Excellent reference for practicing engineers and textbook for beginners
Presents a step-by-step implementation of navigation algorithms and relevant derivations in detail
Provides detailed illustrations for ease of comprehension
Fundamentals of Inertial Navigation, Satellite-based Positioning and their Integration is an introduction to the field of Integrated Navigation Systems. It serves as an excellent reference for working engineers as well as textbook for beginners and students new to the area. The book is easy to read and understand with minimum background knowledge. The authors explain the derivations in great detail. The intermediate steps are thoroughly explained so that a beginner can easily follow the material. The book shows a step-by-step implementation of navigation algorithms and provides all the necessary details. It provides detailed illustrations for an easy comprehension.
The book also demonstrates real field experiments and in-vehicle road test results with professional discussions and analysis. This work is unique in discussing the different INS/GPS integration schemes in an easy to understand and straightforward way. Those schemes include loosely vs tightly coupled, open loop vs closed loop, and many more.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »GNSS Global Navigation Satellite System - Kalman filtering - MEMS inertial sensors - Navigation - SPAN Synchronized Position Attitude - accelerometer - dead reckoning system - hemispherical resonant gyroscope - odometery - position fixing system - radio receiver