Astronomy and Satellite Positioning
Astronomical positioning: Introduction to relative movements of earth, sun and stars; astronomical co-ordinate systems. Azimuth determination from sun observations and star observations in detail. Latitude and longitude determination in principle, with emphasis on error minimisation.
Satellite positioning: Theory and practice of precise positioning using GPS series satellites.
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment|
|School||School of Engineering|
Semester 1 - 2016
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|Assumed Knowledge||Content covered in courses SURV2180, SURV2340, and SURV3510.|
Face to Face Off Campus 30 hour(s) per Term
Face to Face On Campus
per Week for
Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for 3 Weeks
|Timetable||2016 Course Timetables for SURV4410|