548-0048/05 – Global Navigation and Positioning Systems (GNPS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of GeoinformaticsCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Michal Kačmařík, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Michal Kačmařík, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HAL0176 Ing. Marek Halaj
KAC072 doc. Ing. Michal Kačmařík, Ph.D.
KUK064 Ing. Pavel Kukuliač, Ph.D.
RAP30 doc. Ing. Petr Rapant, CSc.
SVE0024 doc. RNDr. Pavel Švec, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the subject is to teach students how to use a GNSS receivers, use them to compelete various tasks, to design terrain measurements and mapping campaign.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations
Tutorials
Project work
Terrain work

Summary

First part of lectures provides general overview of history of navigation and positioning to students, with focus to radio navigation systems. Next part of the lectures is dedicated to principles of satellite navigation and positioning and to existing satellite navigation and positioning systems GPS, GLONASS and Galileo. Attention is given to differential GNSS, augmentation systems (EGNOS, WAAS).

Compulsory literature:

KAPLAN, E., HEGARTY, C.: Understanding GPS: Principles and Applications, Second Edition, Artech House Publishers, 2 edition, 2005, 726 pages, ISBN-10: 1580538940. HOFMANN-WELLENHOF, B., LICHTENEGGER, H., WASLE, E.: GNSS – Global Navigation Satellite Systems GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and more, Wien, Springer, 2008, 546 pages, ISBN: 9783211730126. EL-RABBANY, E.: Introduction to GPS: The Global Positioning System. Artech House, Inc, 2002. 176 pages. MOHINDER, S.G., LAWREMCE, R.W., ANGUS, P.A.: Global Positioning Systems, Inertial Navigation, and Integration, John Wiley & Sons, 2001, 382 pages, ISBN: 9780471350323.

Recommended literature:

AWANGE, J. L.: Environmental monitoring using GNSS, Springer, Berlin, 2012, ISBN:978-3-540-88255-8. BOEHM, J., SCHUH, H.: Atmospheric Effects in Space Geodesy, Springer, Berlin, 2013, 234 pages, ISBN:978-3-642-36931-5. NAVIPEDIA: https://gssc.esa.int/navipedia/, accessed January 23, 2020. RTCM The Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services: http://www.rtcm.org/, accessed January 23, 2020.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

A progress in three assigned mapping projects is evalueted during a semester. Subject finishes with a written and oral exam.

E-learning

Other requirements

No additional requirements are imposed on the student.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. History and present of navigation and positioning 2. Principle of position determination via GNSS 3. GNSS architecture and its key parts 4. Navstar GPS 5. GLONASS 6. Galileo 7. Factors influencing precission of GNSS measurements at side of space and ground segment 8. Factors influencing precission of GNSS measurements at side of environment where signals propagate 9. Principles of differential techniques 10. Improving precission of position and time accurancy of GNSS without usage of differential techniques 11. Data formats for GNSS 12. Communication protocols for GNSS 13. GNSS receiver 14. Overview of applications using GNSS

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  34 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Attend at least 80 % of classes.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Lectures in the form of self-study of materials assigned by the lecturer. Possibility of personal or on-line consultation. Participation in exercises according to the student's capabilities. In order to receive credit, student must complete assignment including field works no later than at the end of the examination period of the semester. The assignment will be provided by lecturer leading exercices. Examination must be taken in person.

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Assessment of instruction



2021/2022 Summer