How Does GPS Work?

How Does GPS Work?

Author: Leon Gray

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 9781482403930

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 50

View: 347

When taking a road trip today, some sort of GPS device is essential. It may be built into the car’s dashboard, or perhaps it’s just an app on a smartphone. But GPS is used for more than just finding your way! Readers will be fascinated by its beginnings as a military system and its many modern uses, such as catching criminals, predicting earthquakes, and creating maps. Colorful photographs illustrate real-life examples of GPS technology, military and civilian, and informative text clearly explains the science and math concepts behind the satellites and receivers used all over the world.

The Military GPS

The Military GPS

Author: Taylor Baldwin Kiland

Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9780766075191

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 928

GPS technology is used in everything from car satellite systems to iPhones to FitBits. How does GPS actually work? Who takes care of the vast constellation of satellites that are needed to make these systems work? Enhanced with full-color photos and fact boxes, this book showcases current military technology and tools, historical accounts leading to today’s global systems, and tips to prepare for a career in the military.

Introduction to GPS

Introduction to GPS

Author: Ahmed El-Rabbany

Publisher: Artech House

ISBN: 1580531830

Category: Science

Page: 202

View: 568

If you're looking for an up-to-date, easy-to-understand treatment of the GPS (Global Positioning System), this one-of-a-kind resource offers you the knowledge you need for your work, without bogging you down with advanced mathematics. It addresses all aspects of the GPS, emphasizes GPS applications, examines the GPS signal structure, and covers the key types of measurement being utilized in the field today.

The Military GPS

The Military GPS

Author: Taylor Baldwin Kiland

Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9780766075184

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 50

View: 681

GPS technology is used in everything from car satellite systems to iPhones to FitBits. How does GPS actually work? Who takes care of the vast constellation of satellites that are needed to make these systems work? Enhanced with full-color photos and fact boxes, this book showcases current military technology and tools, historical accounts leading to today’s global systems, and tips to prepare for a career in the military.

All About Road Maps and GPS

All About Road Maps and GPS

Author: Barbara M. Linde

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 9781538230602

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 799

What highways go from Maine to Florida? What's the distance from Los Angeles to San Francisco? How do I get to my friend's house? How does GPS work? As readers enjoy this volume, they will find answers to these questions and more. Readers learn to use the map key to identify different types of roads. They'll plan routes for long and short trips, calculating distances with the scale of miles. After studying diagrams of the GPS, they will give a basic explanation of how it works.

The Drilling Manual

The Drilling Manual

Author: Australian Drilling Industry Training Committee Limited

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439814215

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 739

View: 661

An Invaluable Reference for Members of the Drilling Industry, from Owner–Operators to Large Contractors, and Anyone Interested In Drilling Developed by one of the world’s leading authorities on drilling technology, the fifth edition of The Drilling Manual draws on industry expertise to provide the latest drilling methods, safety, risk management, and management practices, and protocols. Utilizing state-of-the-art technology and techniques, this edition thoroughly updates the fourth edition and introduces entirely new topics. It includes new coverage on occupational health and safety, adds new sections on coal seam gas, sonic and coil tube drilling, sonic drilling, Dutch cone probing, in hole water or mud hammer drilling, pile top drilling, types of grouting, and improved sections on drilling equipment and maintenance. New sections on drilling applications include underground blast hole drilling, coal seam gas drilling (including well control), trenchless technology and geothermal drilling. It contains heavily illustrated chapters that clearly convey the material. This manual incorporates forward-thinking technology and details good industry practice for the following sectors of the drilling industry: Blast Hole Environmental Foundation/Construction Geotechnical Geothermal Mineral Exploration Mineral Production and Development Oil and Gas: On-shore Seismic Trenchless Technology Water Well The Drilling Manual, Fifth Edition provides you with the most thorough information about the "what," "how," and "why" of drilling. An ideal resource for drilling personnel, hydrologists, environmental engineers, and scientists interested in subsurface conditions, it covers drilling machinery, methods, applications, management, safety, geology, and other related issues.

AS and A Level ICT Through Diagrams

AS and A Level ICT Through Diagrams

Author: Alan Gardner

Publisher:

ISBN: 0199134359

Category: Electronic data processing

Page: 212

View: 926

Oxford Revision Guides are highly effective for both individual revision and classroom summary work. The diagrammatic approach makes the key concepts and processes, and the links between them, easier to memorize.Comprehensive coverageKey topics are graphically presented on page spreads, making the books extremely easy to use. Additionally, this book features specification matching grids so that you can feel confident that your specification is covered.Saves revision timeYour students will save valuable revision time by using these notes instaed of condensing their own. In fact many students are choosing to buy their own copies so that they can colour code or highlight them as they might do with their own revision notes.

Global Positioning System (Gps)

Global Positioning System (Gps)

Author: Dagher D. H.

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 1720006482

Category: Education

Page: 36

View: 227

In this book showed Difference between Gps and navigation system, Civilian Applications of GPS and How does GPS in cars work without Internet

Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria

Author: Joseph L. Awange

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540325758

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 354

View: 796

This book constitutes a pioneering and unique work on Lake Victoria. It is the world’s second largest fresh-water lake and supports the livelihood of more than 30 million people. Surprisingly, there has been no comprehensive book addressing its problems and potentials. Ecology, environmental pollution and resource management are some of the issues addressed by this comprehensive insight into the limitations, challenges and opportunities facing Lake Victoria.

Understanding Cybersecurity Technologies

Understanding Cybersecurity Technologies

Author: Abbas Moallem

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000506150

Category: Computers

Page: 224

View: 100

Cyberattacks on enterprises, government institutions, and individuals are exponentially growing. At the same time, the number of companies, both small and large, offering all types of solutions has been increasing too. Since companies rely on technological solutions to protect themselves against cyberattacks, understanding and selecting the right solutions among those offered presents a significant challenge for professionals, company executives, and newcomers to the cybersecurity field. FEATURES Presents descriptions for each type of cybersecurity technology and their specifications Explains applications, usages, and offers case studies to enhance comprehension Offers an easy-to-understand classification of existing cybersecurity technologies Provides an understanding of the technologies without getting lost in technical details Focuses on existing technologies used in different solutions, without focusing on the companies that offer these technologies This book is intended to help all professionals new to cybersecurity, students, and experts to learn or educate their audiences on the foundations of the available solutions.

GPS for Land Surveyors

GPS for Land Surveyors

Author: Jan Van Sickle

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781466583115

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 368

View: 618

For more than a decade, GPS for Land Surveyors has been unique among other books on this topic due to its clear, straightforward treatment of the subject matter. Completely revised and updated, this fourth edition of a perennial bestseller maintains the user-friendly format that made previous editions so popular while addressing changes in hardware