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GPS Technologies

John C. Huang, Ph.D, PE, LEED AP

Course Outline

Global Positioning System (GPS) devices can be found everywhere they are used in cars, boats, airplanes, and even in cell phones. Handheld GPS receivers are carried by hikers, surveyors, map makers, and others who need to know where they are. In this webinar, we will discuss what GPS is and how it works. We will learn about the origins, applications and future of GPS.

This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.

Learning Objective

At the conclusion of this course, the student will:

Course Content

The following publication serves as a reference for this webinar:

Introduction to Global Positioning System (PDF, 183 KB)

Please click on the above hypertext link to download or print the materials. You may also save the file to your computer by right clicking the mouse and choosing "Save Target As ...", and then open the files in Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Because this course is offered as a "live" course, you are required to attend the webinar at the scheduled time and date. Please check the Webinar Schedule under course description on our website for currently scheduled meeting date and time. We will send you an invitation to the webinar through email approximately 24 hours before the webinar (confirmation of the receipt of the invitation is required). The certificate of completion will not be issued unless you attend the webinar and pass a quiz. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Before you attend the webinar, you need to print the quiz questions from your browser for your study during the webinar. At the end of the webinar, you need to complete the quiz and submit your answers to obtain the PDH credits.

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DISCLAIMER: The materials contained in the online course are not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of or any other person/organization named herein. The materials are for general information only. They are not a substitute for competent professional advice. Application of this information to a specific project should be reviewed by a registered professional engineer. Anyone making use of the information set forth herein does so at their own risk and assumes any and all resulting liability arising therefrom.