Subject description - A0M37DUP

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A0M37DUP Satellite navigation systems
Roles:V Extent of teaching:2+2L
Department:13137 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:  Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:  Credits:4
Tutors:  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
MPBIO1 Biomedical Informatics V
MPBIO2 Biomedical Engineering V
MPIB Common courses V
MPKME1 Wireless Communication V
MPKME5 Systems of Communication V
MPKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V
MPKME3 Electronics V
MPKME2 Multimedia Technology V
MPEEM1 Technological Systems V
MPEEM5 Economy and Management of Electrical Engineering V
MPEEM4 Economy and Management of Power Engineering V
MPEEM3 Electrical Power Engineering V
MPEEM2 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives V
MPKYR4 Aerospace Systems V
MPKYR1 Robotics V
MPKYR3 Systems and Control V
MPKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V

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