Link to syllabus and lecture schedule for last offering (2012)
Global positioning systems (GPS) provide a means to collect locational information for a variety of applications. This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of performing GPS measurements.
At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the fundamentals of GPS measurements;
- Compare the potential accuracy of different GPS equipment and techniques;
- Explain the sources of error that contribute to reduced accuracy in GPS;
- Operate a mapping grade GPS unit.
This course will consist of three hours of lecture per week for approximately the last third of the fall semester. The lectures will be taught concurrently with ERE 371 Surveying for Engineers.
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