Course title: Radio Navigation
Number of credits (ECTS): 6
Weekly number of classes: 3+1+1+0
Prerequisite for enrollment of the subject: None
Course Goals (acquired competencies): The students will obtain basic knowledge of the principles of radio navigation and positioning, terestrial and satelite navigation sustems. Also they will obtain knowledge about the basic applications of the navigation systems.
Total available number of classes: 180
Course Syllabus: Introduction to positioning methods. Determination of position in signlestation and multistation systems. Radionavigation. Hyperbolic systems Loran, Decca, Dectra, Omega. Avionics navigation and landing systems NDB, VAR, VOR/DME, TACAN, ILS, MLS. Terrestrial radio-localization systems: cellular positioning (GSM, UMTS), short-range systems for indoor positioning (WiFi, Bluetooth, ZigBee, UWB, RF-ID). Satellite radio navigation. Global satellite navigation systems (GNSS) GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou. Safety demands and performance of navigation systems. Applications of GNSS systems.
|P. Misra, P. Enge||Global Positioning System, Signals Measurements, and Performance||Ganga-Jamuna Press||2006|
|Ivan G. Petrovski||GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou for Mobile Devices: From Instant to Precise Positioning||Cambridge University Press||2014|
|B.Wellenhof, K. Legat, M. Wieser||Navigation, Principles of Positioning and Guidance||Springer-Verlag||2003|
|B. Wellenhof, H. Lichtenegger, E. Wasle||GNSS – Global Navigation Satellite Systems: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and more||Springer||2008|
|F. Van Diggelen||A-GPS: Assisted GPS, GNSS and SBAS||Artech Housе||2009|
|A. Küpper||Location-based Services. Fundamentals and Operation||Wiley||2005|