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Code: 34353
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Tomislav Kos
Lecturers: Josip Vuković, mag. ing. - Laboratory exercises
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All teaching activities will be held in Croatian. However, foreign students in mixed groups will have the opportunity to attend additional office hours with the lecturer and teaching assistants in English to help master the course materials. Additionally, the lecturer will refer foreign students to the corresponding literature in English, as well as give them the possibility of taking the associated exams in English.
Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Laboratory exercises 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Positioning methods using radio waves. Determination of lines of position by measuring direction to the transmitter, distance to the transmitter, or distance difference to the pair of transmitters. Direction finders - single and two channel goniometers. Errors in radio goniometry. Determination of position in multistation systems. Radionavigation. Hyperbolic systems Loran, Decca, Dectra, Omega. Avionics navigation and landing systems NDB, VAR, VOR/DME, TACAN, ILS, MLS. Satellite radio navigation. Global satellite navigation systems (GNSS) Transit, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo. Safety demands and performance of navigation systems. Applications of GNSS systems.
  1. Navigation, Principles of Positioning and Guidance; B. Hofmann-Wellenhof, K. Legat, M. Wieser; Springer-Verlag; 2003
  2. Global Positioning Systems, Inertial Navigation and Integration; M.S Grewal, L.R. Weill, A.P. Andrews; John Willey&Sons, Inc.; 2001
  3. Avionics Navigation Systems; M. Kayton, W.R. Fried; John Wiley&Sons, Inc.; 1997
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Passed : Physics 2
6. semester
Izborni predmeti - Mandatory module - Control Engineering and Automation
Izborni predmeti - Mandatory module - Wireless Technologies
Consultations schedule: