Subject description - AD0M37DUP

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AD0M37DUP Satellite navigation systems Extent of teaching:14+6L
Guarantors:  Roles:V Language of
Teachers:  Completion:Z,ZK
Responsible Department:13137 Credits:4 Semester:Z


Existing, future and past radio satellite navigation systems. Course is addressed to students without knowledge of radio engineering. Attention is paid to measurements and practical tasks in laboratory and to experimental receiver programming.

Study targets:

Presenting problems related to satellinte navigation

Course outlines:

1. Satellite radio navigation systems, principles.
2. Precision.
3. GPS I - constellation, signals.
4. GPS II - services including NAVWAR.
5. GLONASS - constellation, signals and frequencies.
6. Galileo I - constellation, signals and frequencies.
7. Galileo II - precision, multifrequency measurements.
8. Galileo III - modulations and transferred data, pilot signals and their meaning.
9. COMPASS system.
10. Signal receptiion in hard conditions, indoor navigation. Augmented and assisted systems.
12. Systems modernization, and supposed precision.
13. Systems applications, precision, WGS 84-.
14. Overview of past systems: Transit, Tschayka, Rexstar, 601.

Exercises outline:

1. Delay measurement in radio engineering.
2. Correlation function, equation, realization, finite integration problem.
3. Ranging signals.
4. Signals for Doppler measurements.
5. Correlation function of Gold codes.
6. FEC, Hamming codes.
7. Position computation algorithm. Linearization of position equations.
8. Position determination precision - range precision.
9. Position determination precision - direction cosines matrix and DOP.
10. Precision of time measurement, time information transfer.
11. Experimental receiver programming.
12. Experimental receiver programming.
13. Measurements in open air, hard conditions reception.


1. Parkinson, B.W., Spilker, R.J. Global positiioning system: AIAA, 1996
2. Misra, P., Enge, P. Global Positioning system: Ganga- Jamuna Press, 2004
3. Petrovski. I.: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou for Mobile Devices: From Instant to Precise Positioning 1st Edition, Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (May 31, 2014), ISBN: 1107035848





Satellite navigation, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo.

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MKEEM1 Technological Systems V
MKEEM5 Economy and Management of Electrical Engineering V
MKEEM4 Economy and Management of Power Engineering V
MKEEM3 Electrical Power Engineering V
MKEEM2 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives V
MKKME1 Wireless Communication V
MKKME5 Systems of Communication V
MKKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V
MKKME3 Electronics V
MKKME2 Multimedia Technology V
MKOI1 Artificial Intelligence V
MKOI5 Software Engineering V
MKOI4 Computer Graphics and Interaction V
MKOI3 Computer Vision and Image Processing V
MKOI2 Computer Engineering V
MKKYR4 Aerospace Systems V
MKKYR1 Robotics V
MKKYR3 Systems and Control V
MKKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V

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