13E034SS - Satellite Systems

Course specification
Course title Satellite Systems
Acronym 13E034SS
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
    Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 6.0 Status elective
    Condition No
    The goal This course will examine satellite communication and navigations systems.
    The outcome By the end of course the student will have demonstrated the ability to understand the function of satellite system and satellite systems for global navigations.
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    Contents of lectures Introduction-Type of Satellite communication system, Basic link budgets , Orbital mechanics, RF and licensing issue-Modulatiom, multiplexing, multiple acces, Detailed link budgets considerations-Total system performance, Spectrum sharing and, GNSS topics-GPS, Glonass, EGNOS, Galileo, SBAS.
    Contents of exercises Real Time Kinematic Measurenment (RTK), GPS ,GLONASS, Galileo and SBAS-static and kinematic and presentation data.
    1. Fundamentals of Astrodynamics and Applications; David A. Valado; Space Technology Library, Second Printing 2004.
    2. Gerard Maral, Michel Bousquet; Satellite communications systems, John Wiley&Sons, LTD,NJ 2004.
    3. Satellite communications; Timothy Pratt, Charles Bostian , Jeremy Allnut; JohnWiley&Sons, NJ 2003.[3]. Satellite communications; Timothy Pratt, Charles Bostian , Jeremy Allnut; JohnWiley&Sons, NJ 2003.
    4. Pratap Misra and Per Enge, Global positioning system, second edition, Ganga-Jamuna Press, 2006.
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    3 1 1
    Methods of teaching 30 hours of lectures+ 15 for the exercise. Approximately 60 hours of personal study.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 60
    Practical lessons 20 Oral examination 0
    Colloquia 20
    Seminars 0