103-0158-01L  Navigation

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersG. Möller
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


103-0158-01 GNavigation4 hrs
Fri08:00-11:30HIL E 10.1 »
08:00-12:00ER SA TZ »
G. Möller

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AbstractIntroduction to the concepts and basics of navigation related total systems on land, air, sea and space
ObjectiveThe students gain an overview of human spatial navigation concepts as well as modern navigation systems and their major principles. The students are able to deepen their knowledge by their own and recognize and understand principles of systems in different applications.
ContentConcepts of human spatial navigation, Reference systems, Navigation principles, Statistics in Navigation, Filtering, Basics of state space control systems, Satellite navigation systems, Vehicle nav, Air traffic control systems, Spacecraft and autonomous navigation.
Lecture notesMoeller G., Navigation, Lecture notes
LiteratureEkstrom A. D., Spiers H. J., BohbotV. D., Rosenbaum R. S., Human Spatial Navigation, Prinction University Press, ISBN 9780691171746, 216 p., 2018

Hofmann-Wellenhof B., Legat K., Wieser M., Navigation, Springer Nature, ISBN 9783211008287, 427 p., 2003

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits5 credits
ExaminersG. Möller
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
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Geomatic Engineering MasterMajor in Space Geodesy and NavigationWInformation