Global Positioning System (GPS) online course by Stanford University

Global Positioning System (GPS) online course


GPS: An Introduction to Satellite Navigation, with an interactive Worldwide Laboratory using Smartphones is a free online course conducted by the Stanford University.

About the course
Explore the fundamentals of the Global Positioning System (GPS) and how it works by conducting "backyard" laboratory experiments on your own mobile device. Learn the basics of satellite navigation and witness the power of a network with planet-wide coverage. Gain a deeper understanding of GPS and its role in our lives, while interacting with a worldwide community of learners and backyard scientists.

Course Syllabus
Part I. Fundamentals of GPS Introduction
Module 1: How GPS Work
Module 2: Pseudoranges
Module 3: Orbits and Signals

Part II. Modern GPS receivers: cell phones, tablets and more
Module 4: Receiver Design Basics
Module 5: Assisted GPS
Module 6: The Future of GPS and Satellite Navigation

Course Sessions
October 13, 2014 - November 24, 2014

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