GPS Topics

Code : C004
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Why Attend This Training Course?
This training course presents an overview of how the GPS systems works, its many applications, and its policy and operational considerations. It provides the fundamentals of GPS principles and technologies including clocks and timing, orbits and constellations, and satellites and control segment functions.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training course methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as theoretical lectures and/or open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. 

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This course is designed for GPS engineers and technicians who are the subject matter.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Describe the fundamental theory and concepts of the Global Positioning System
  • Calculate GPS satellite orbit positions and velocities
  • Calculate user position using GPS pseudorange data
  • Calculate and analyze error sources for GPS user position calculations
  • Correct GPS user position errors by using local area Differential GPS

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
GPS Overview
  • GPS system description
  • GPS navigation concept
  • GPS operational segments
  • GPS satellite constellation
  • Selective availability
  • Quick review
How does GPS work in Simple Terms?
  • GPS signal structure
  • GPS carriers
  • GPS codes
  • Pseudorange measurements
  • Receiver code measurements
  • Carrier phase observation
  • GPS broadcast data
Overview of GPS Errors
  • The required information for GPS observation
  • Compute position, time & velocity
  • Single point GPS positioning
  • Differential positioning
  • RTKGPS (Its component and methods of implementation)
  • Practical application on using GPS receivers, processing the data, extracting the reports
  • GPS transformation parameters
  • GPS datum
  • GPS applications
Course Details
Personal Details
ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
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Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

Course Location and Date

21 - 25 Mar 2021
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions

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