Course code GMSG210

GMSG210 Satellite Positioning

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Course responsible: Ola Øvstedal
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2004-2005
Last time: 2018V
Course contents:
The following topics are covered: System description, coordinate systems, time systems, observables, sources of error, modelling of the observations, measurement methods, calculation methods, applications. Some of the topics are presented by the teacher, and others are presented by the students. Great emphasis is placed on maturing the theoretical skills through practical exercises.
Learning outcome:
After completing the course, the student is to master the theoretical foundation for positioning using satellite-based techniques and also master various measurement and calculation methods.
Learning activities:
Lectures. Student presentations. Exercises.
Teaching support:
Teaching support will be given primarily in connection with that part of the structured teaching that is set aside for exercise guidance. It will also be possible to communicate directly with the course teacher by appointment during office hours.

Hofmann-Wellenhof et al. (2008), GNSS - Global Navigation satellite Systems.

Various articles and notes (distributed during the course).

GMUJ210, GMSG200.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Oral examination.
Nominal workload:
150 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:
Lectures: 28 hours. Exercises: 42 hours.
Together, the course teacher and the examiner review the content of the course and the way in which the course is conducted. The examiner is present during the oral examination and will assess it.
Examination details: :