Title page for ETD etd-11292012-040204

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Purdy, Daniel S.
URN etd-11292012-040204
Title An application of the hyperbolic navigation radio system for automated position and control
Degree Master of Science
Department Electrical Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Pratt, Timothy J. Committee Chair
Beliveau, Yvan J. Committee Member
Rappaport, Theodore S. Committee Member
  • Ships
Date of Defense 1989-08-05
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As automation in the construction site of the future becomes a reality, position location systems are necessary to provide real-time data to an operator. This thesis addresses problems associated with development of a real time automated position location system using a method similar to hyperbolic navigation. methods. The Automated Position and Control (APAC) project is a joint effort between the Civil and Electrical Engineering departments at Virginia Polytechnic and State University and Bechtel Eastern Power Corporation.

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