Accession Number : ADA516975

Title :   GPS and Relativity: An Engineering Overview

Descriptive Note : Conference paper

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CA

Personal Author(s) : Fliegel, Henry F. ; DiEsposti, Raymond S.

PDF Url : ADA516975

Report Date : DEC 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : We give and explain in detail the formulas for the relativistic corrections to be implemented in high-speed aircraft, or when using other satellites in connection with GPS, or when using GPS from another satellite. We explain how to use these formulas in various scenarios, give numerical examples, and itemize the pitfalls to be avoided by (for example) receiver manufacturers.

Descriptors :   *GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM, *RELATIVITY THEORY, *ENGINEERING, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES, FORMULAS(MATHEMATICS), RECEIVERS, NAVIGATION SATELLITES, HIGH VELOCITY, MANUFACTURING, AIRCRAFT

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE