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Introduction to Geodesy

Introduction to Geodesy - 97 edition

Introduction to Geodesy - 97 edition

ISBN13: 9780471166603

ISBN10: 047116660X

Introduction to Geodesy by James R. Smith - ISBN 9780471166603
Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published:
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Introduction to Geodesy by James R. Smith - ISBN 9780471166603

ISBN13: 9780471166603

ISBN10: 047116660X

Edition: 97

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Summary

The surge in the number of online training sites has created an unprecedented demand for experts who know all aspects of Web-based training (WBT) site design. Written by bestselling author William Horton, this book provides the hands-on and practical guidance that trainers demand. Packed with over 100 examples, this well-illustrated guide walks you through every phase of designing WBT, from analyzing your course requirements and assessing the needs of potential students to designing a course for a global audience.

You'll find out how to combine elements into effective and interesting learning sequences, discover how to overcome any technical hurdle that may arise, how to offer materials that motivate learning, and how to use Web technologies to create 21st-century alternatives to traditional courses.

Author Bio

Smith, James R. :

James R. Smith, former principal lecturer in the Civil Engineering Department at the University of Portsmouth, is a member of the Land Survey Division of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, where he has been active for nearly 30 years.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

History of Geodesy.
Earth's Shape.
Units of Measure.
Traditional Survey Positioning Techniques.
Geodetic Systems.
Physical Geodesy.
World Geodetic System.
Satellite Geodesy.
Very Long Baseline Interferometry.
Global Positioning System.
Gravity.
Gyroscope.
Inertial Surveying.
Velocity of Light, EDM, and Laser Ranging.
Projections.
Examples of Modern Projects.

Bibliography.
About the Author.
Index.