Module Number: EI0432
Duration: 1 semester
Occurence: Winter Semester
Number of ECTS: 6
Professor in charge: Christoph Günther
Examination with the following elements: - Final exam (75%) - Midterm exam (25%)
Exam type: written
Exam duration (min.): 75
Possibility of retaking: In the next semester: Yes; at the end of the semester: No
Written paper: No
Mathematics, Signal description in time and frequency domain, Fundamentals of probability calculations and statistics.
Radio based determination of position, time and velocitySatellite Orbits and ConstellationsNavigation Services and Signals (Modulation and Codes) Receivers: Signal Acquisition and Tracking Propagation: Multipath, Ionosphere and Troposphere Measures of AccuracyGNSS Systems: Time - Relativistic Corrections; and Terrestrial Reference System
Understanding satellite navigation from first principle. The lecture provides insights into the functionning and performance of satellite navigation. It provides the basis for further studies of the subject.
- Lerning method: In addition to the lecture, students familiarize themselves with the material by studying their notes or a book, and by attending the mandatory exercises.
- Teaching method: Lectures are delivered in a front style manner. Questions are highly appreciated - they introduce a level of interaction, and mutual adaptation. The exercises are held in a student-centered way.
The following media are used:
- Presentations (powerpoint slides, and blackboard for derivations)
- Lecture notes (book)
- Exercises with solutions as download.
The following literature is recommended:
- Misra, P., Enge, P., Global Positioning System: Signals, Measurements, and Performance, Ganga-Jamuna Press, 2nd ed. (2006)
- Kaplan, E., Hegarty, C., Understanding GPS: Principles and Applications, Artech House, 2nd ed. (2006).