Global Navigation Satellite Systems, Inertial Navigation, and Integration 3rd Edition
The Global Positioning System (GPS) may be used in conjunction with Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) for tracking and navigation and may be applied in the civilian and military sectors to track devices, to locate people and objects, in the air, on the ground, or at sea. The book is intended for readers who need to combine Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Inertial Navigation Systems (INS), and Kalman filters. With a focus on providing readers with solutions to real-world problems, the book offers numerous detailed examples and practice problems, as well as software that demonstrates Kalman filter algorithms with GNSS and INS data sets. The book is accompanied by a Solutions Manual for instructors.
About the Author
MOHINDER S. GREWAL, PhD, PE, is Professor of ElectricalEngineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science atCalifornia State University, Fullerton.
ANGUS P. ANDREWS, PhD, was senior scientist (now retired)at the Rockwell Science Center in Thousand Oaks, California.
CHRIS G. BARTONE, PhD, PE, is Professor of ElectricalEngineering in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology,School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at OhioUniversity, Athens, Ohio.
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Advanced Professional Chef Level 3, 2nd edition is for chefs who want to reach the top. Written to provide complete coverage of both NVQ and VRQ Level 3 qualifications, this fully revised new edition will help learners perfect the superior skills needed to excel in today’s challenging kitchens. Advanced Professional Chef is packed full of recipes covering a comprehensive selection of exciting and challenging dishes, inspired by modern, classical and international techniques. With a focus on developing professional culinary knowledge, the book provides step-by-step guidance on how to carry out specialist butchery, larder and fishmonger techniques alongside clear explanations of all the underpinning theory for assessments.
Real-world advice for quick retention of the most important business concepts and skills of hospitality finance Hospitality Financial Management provides a straightforward, practical approach to help the hospitality manager effectively analyze hospitality industry management reports and financial statements; prepare accurate business forecasts, strategic pricing models, and effective cost-control systems; manage working capital; develop and finance growth strategies; perform investment analysis; prepare investment packages; negotiate and structure business deals; and ultimately increase shareholder value and personal wealth. This comprehensive how-to book includes:* Feature Stories–brief histories of famous hospitality leaders highlighting how they have used financial management skills to attain success for their companies and significant financial rewards for themselves * Learning Outcomes–a summary of key topics covered in each chapter * Finance in Action–scenarios that apply the concepts, skills, and techniques presented in the chapter to real-world situations. A step-by-step solution is provided for each problem to walk the reader through the necessary financial calculations * The Real Deal–boxed inserts that emphasize the relevance of the book by linking financial concepts to fun facts associated with situations students either have or will encounter in their everyday lives * Concept Checks–case studies that reinforce the materials presented and enable students to practice their analytic and problem-solving skillsHospitality Financial Management is the perfect book for undergraduate and graduate hospitality management students, hospitality industry managers, and owners of small hospitality businesses.
About the Author
Agnes DeFranco is a Professor of Finance and Accounting at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston. Her research areas are hospitality finance, cost control, accounting, and cultural and diversity issues. She has been recognized with the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Applied Research. She is also the 2006-2007 President of the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals, an international professional association formed in 1952 with over 4,600 members worldwide. Thomas Lattin is a CPA who has earned partner status with three international hospitality accounting/consulting firms and served as president of a national hotel management company as well as president of a publicly traded hotel real estate investment trust. He is currently the Sir Rocco Forte Executive in Residence at the Conrad N. Hilton College at the University of Houston and Managing Director of Lattin & Associates, a management consulting firm.
The 3 rd Edition of Resorts: Management and Operation is a summary of almost 30 years of thought, analysis, and research into the field of resort management written from a business viewpoint yet takes into account the unique structure of resorts. The text is divided into three sections. Each section has a philosophical basis for the inclusion of the subsequent principles and practices. The first section covers major types of resorts: those that are mountain-based, beach-based and golf/tennis based. Two chapters are devoted to each of the various resort types. The first chapters of each resort type focuses on development issues with the impact on operations noted throughout. The second chapter in each resort type deals with guest profiles and management issues. The second section highlights what makes managing a resort different from managing a ‘regular’ hotel. The final section features a newly expanded chapter on spas, pools, and indoor water parks along with individual chapters on specialty resorts, cruise ships and casinos, reflecting the importance of these types of properties.
For courses in Hospitality Marketing, Tourism Marketing, Restaurant Marketing, or Hotel Marketing. Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism, 6e is the definitive source for hospitality marketing courses. Taking an integrative approach, this highly visual, four-color book discusses hospitality marketing from a team perspective, examining each hospitality department and its role in the marketing mechanism. These best-selling authors are known as leading marketing educators and their book, a global phenomenon, is the most frequent adoption for the course. Developed with extensive student and professor reviews, this edition includes new coverage of social media, discussion of current industry trends, and hands-on application assignments.