Global Positioning Systems (GPS): Principles and Applications

MECH&AE 830.50
This course provides an up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of GPS and other global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) and their applications.
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Classroom
Starting at $3,595.00
As few as 4 days
2.4 CEUs

What you can learn.

  • Learn GPS total system architecture, space segment, control segment, and user equipment
  • Understand GPS signal characteristics, modulation types, and multiplexing techniques
  • Study GPS receiver architecture, performance, and software receivers
  • Master GPS augmentations, GPS integration with cell phone services, weak signal acquisition, and tracking
  • Learn GPS-related test and integration equipment and approach
  • Survey GPS applications and various markets

About this course:

Instruction provides an up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of GPS and other global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) and their applications, including:

  • GPS total system architecture, space segment, control segment, and user equipments
  • GPS signal characteristics, modulation types, multiplexing techniques; GPS signal modernization; GPS signal acquisition, tracking, and data demodulation; impact and mitigation of interferences, multipath and scintillation
  • GPS receiver architecture and performance, software receivers
  • Differential GPS, precision positioning using carrier-phase, carrier-phase-based attitude determination, integrated GPS/inertial navigation, integrated GPS/odometer navigation, integrity monitoring, anti-jamming and anti-spoofing techniques
  • GPS augmentations, GPS integration with cell phone services, weak signal acquisition and tracking
  • GPS-related test and integration equipment and approach
  • Other GNSS, such as GLONASS, Galileo, and Compass
  • GPS applications and various markets

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

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Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
365685
Fee:
$3,595.00
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CONTACT

Gina Springer
(310) 206-1846
gspringe@unex.ucla.edu

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 23, 2019
Schedule
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Date
Time
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Discussion
Tue Jan 22, 2019
8:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310
Discussion
Wed Jan 23, 2019
8:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310
Discussion
Thu Jan 24, 2019
8:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310
Discussion
Fri Jan 25, 2019
8:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310

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