Gyroscopy and Navigation

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 113–120 | Cite as

An approach to designing algorithms for determining vehicle heading using onboard multipoint magnetic measurements



A vehicle accommodates as many three-component magnetometers as are enough to identify the location of noise sources and to determine the distribution of magnetic field intensity on a vehicle. The proposed formulas and algorithms provide identification of the Earth’s magnetic field (EMF) parameters and determination of a vehicle’s magnetic heading in case that the information about the yaw and pitch/roll angles from a vertical reference gyro is available. The process of heading determination is simulated, allowing for estimation of procedural errors.


Magnetic Field Intensity Onboard Computer Geographic Coordinate System Magnetome Ters Gyro Error 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Saratov State Technical UniversitySaratovRussia

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