14. Adjustment of Horizontal Surveys: Trilateration

  1. Charles D. Ghilani Ph.D. Professor

Published Online: 9 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470586266.ch14

Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition

Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Ghilani, C. D. (2010) Adjustment of Horizontal Surveys: Trilateration, in Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470586266.ch14

Author Information

  1. The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 3 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470464915

Online ISBN: 9780470586266

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Keywords:

  • horizontal survey adjustment - trilateration;
  • global navigation satellite systems (GNSS);
  • distance observation equation;
  • trilateration adjustment example;
  • generalized coefficient matrix - for more complex networks

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Distance Observation Equation

  • Trilateration Adjustment Example

  • Formulation of a Generalized Coefficient Matrix for a More Complex Network

  • Computer Solution of a Trilaterated Quadrilateral

  • Iteration Termination

  • Software

  • Problems

  • Programming Problems