Satellite Navigation

Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
  • Christoph Günther
  • André Hauschild
Umfang4 SWS
SemesterWintersemester 2022/23




* Radio based determination of position, time and velocity * Satellite constellations and orbits * Signals (modulation and coding) and navigation services (GPS and Galileo) * Acquisition and tracking * Discriminators for delay, frequency and phase and associated loops * Multipath, ionospheric and tropospheric propagation and their mitigation * Accuracy of position and time * Reference systems for position and time * Relativistic corrections

Studien-, Prüfungsleistung

Final exam as well as an optional midterm exam before Christmas The midterm exam counts as 25% of the final result, if the midterm grade is better than the final one. The use of the following material is permitted: 8 handwritten DIN A4 pages (each side of a sheet of paper counts for one page), a formulary (e.g. Bronstein or Springer's Mathematische Formeln), and a non-programmable pocket calculator. All other items, including in particular books, cell phones, etc... are prohibited.

Empfohlene Literatur

[MisEng06] Misra, P. & Enge, P. (2006), Global Positioning System: Signals, Measurements, and Performance, Second Edition, Ganga-Jamuna Press. (available in the library: [Kapl06] Kaplan, E., Hegarty C. (2006), Understanding GPS: Principles and Applications, Second Edition, Artech House. (available in the library: [ParSpi96] Parkinson, B.W. & Spilker Jr., J.J. (1996), Global Positioning System: Theory and Applications Vol. I/II, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.