Chapter 7. Doppler and Pseudorange (Navigation)

  1. Madhavendra Richharia1 and
  2. Leslie David Westbrook2

Published Online: 7 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665619.ch7

Satellite Systems for Personal Applications: Concepts and Technology

Satellite Systems for Personal Applications: Concepts and Technology

How to Cite

Richharia, M. and Westbrook, L. D. (2010) Doppler and Pseudorange (Navigation), in Satellite Systems for Personal Applications: Concepts and Technology, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470665619.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Knowledge Space Ltd, UK

  2. 2

    QinetiQ Ltd, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 JUL 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Dr Xuemin (Sherman) Shen BSc, MSc, PhD3 and
  2. Dr Yi Pan BEng, MEng, PhD4

Series Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Waterloo, Canada

  2. 4

    Georgia State University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714287

Online ISBN: 9780470665619

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Keywords:

  • Doppler and pseudorange (navigation);
  • pseudorange measurements - basis of measurements in popular Global Positioning System (GPS);
  • Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA), allowing signals from satellites to share same spectrum;
  • observed Doppler shift - exhibiting a point of inflection at Time of Closest Approach (TCA);
  • Doppler geometry near to TCA (rectilinear approximation);
  • Doppler-based TRANSIT system - replaced by familiar Global Positioning System (GPS);
  • pseudoranging trilateralization;
  • position determination using ranging;
  • PseudoRandom Number (PRN) code - appearance of being random;
  • good and bad geometric dilution of precision

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Doppler

  • Pseudoranging

  • Revision Questions

  • References