Radio Navigation

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Radio Navigation
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ10З030
  3.    Study program TKII
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester IV/7   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Slavche Pejoski
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    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.

11.    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.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures and exercises, individual and group projects, homeworks, workshops and seminars
13.    Total number of course hours 3 + 1 + 1 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 20
16.2. Individual tasks 15
16.3. Homework and self-learning 70
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 10
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 25
17.3. Activity and participation 5
17.4. Final exam 60
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Completion of lab exercises
20.    Forms of assessment Two partial exams during the semester or a written exam in the scheduled exam sessions. The student will be able to optionally prepare a seminar paper and submit it by the end of the semester
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluation and students polls
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 P. Misra,  P. Enge Global Positioning System, Signals Measurements, and Performance Ganga-Jamuna Press 2006
2 Ivan G. Petrovski GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou for Mobile Devices: From Instant to Precise Positioning Cambridge University Press 2014
3 B.Wellenhof, K. Legat, M. Wieser Navigation, Principles of Positioning and Guidance Springer-Verlag 2003
23.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 B. Wellenhof, H. Lichtenegger, E. Wasle  GNSS – Global Navigation Satellite Systems: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and more  Springer  2008
2  F. Van Diggelen  A-GPS: Assisted GPS, GNSS and SBAS  Artech Housе  2009
3  A. Küpper Location-based Services. Fundamentals and Operation  Wiley  2005