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Galileo European Satellite Navigation System

Galileo European Satellite Navigation System

ISBN: 978-1-848-21086-8

Jul 2020, Wiley-ISTE

320 pages

Select type: Hardcover


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This innovative book provides expert insight into the detailed operations of the European Global Navigation Satellite System, GALILEO. The title covers all elements necessary for a complete understanding of GALILEO, including existing and future concurrent systems like the GPS system, GLONASS, Beidou, the GALILEO system operation, the integration of GALILEO into GNSS, related items such as EGNOS, and other augmentation systems. Close attention is paid to the innovations offered by GALILEO, as well as details of its features. An extensive bibliography is provided, so that the reader can further explore areas of interest.

1. Basics of Navigation Reference Coordinate Systems.

2. Basic Satellite Navigation Concepts Ranging Based on Time of Arrival Measurements.

3. The GPS System Architecture.

4. GPS Augmentation Systems.

5. The GALILEO System Architecture.

6. GALILEO System Operation Signal Acquisition and Demodulation.

7. Propagation Consideration Free Space Propagation.

8. Expected GALILEO Stand-alone Equipment Performance.

9. GALILEO Stand-alone Receiver Architecture Hardware Considerations.

10. GALILEO Interoperability.


12. GALILEO Future Trends.

13. GALILEO Markets.