GPS

Course Information
TitleΤΟ ΔΟΡΥΦΟΡΙΚΟ ΣΥΣΤΗΜΑ G.P.S. / GPS
CodeΑ29
FacultyEngineering
SchoolRural and Surveying Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorChristos Pikridas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000886

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Rural and Surveing Engineering

Registered students: 106
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCore Courses535

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
20052059
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
1. STATISTICS AND DATA ANALYSIS (Α06) 2. ADJUSTMENT OF OBSERVATIONS AND ESTIMATION THEORY (Α07) 3. REFERENCE SYSTEMS AND TIME (Α08).
Learning Outcomes
Understanding satellite methods for positioning. Learning GPS system and its use to applications in GEodesy and Surveying. Using GPS receivers in fieldwork and understanding the basic steps for data processing.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to Global Navigation Satellite Systems-GNSS. The GPS segments. Satellite signal and GPS time. GPS receivers and error sources. Observation equations and combinations. Mathematical models for positioning. Techniques and observing methods with GPS. Data processing. GPS baseline solution. Using GPS in practice. Capabilities and applications.
Keywords
GPS, GNSS, positioning, measurements and processing of GPS data, GPS appications
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Use of GPS processing software Packages at Computer Lab, internet(downoading GPS data from permanent stations and computational centers - institutes and organizations).
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures30
Laboratory Work9
Fieldwork6
Project20
Total65
Student Assessment
Description
Written exam. Oral exam including project presentation.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • ΓΡΑΠΤΗ ΕΞΕΤΑΣΗ (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Α. Φωτίου και Χ. Πικριδάς 2012. GPS Γεωδαιτικές Εφαρμογές. 2η έκδοση, Εκδόσεις Ζήτη. ISBN: 978-960-456-346-3. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 22768688
Additional bibliography for study
1. Hoffman-Wellenhof, B., H. Lichteneger and J. Collins, 1997. Global Positioning System. Theory and Practice. Fourth revised edition, Springer Verlag. 2. Van Sickle J., 1996. GPS for Land Surveyors. Ann Arbor Press. 3. Misra P. and per Enge, 2006. Global Positioning Systems. Signals Measurements and Performance. Ganga-Jamuna Press, Massachusetts. 4. Leick A., 2004. GPS Satellite Surveying. Third edition, J. Viley and Sons. 5. A. Δερμάνης , 1999. Διαστημική Γεωδαισία και Γεωδυναμική-GPS. Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη. Κωδικός στον Εύδοξο:11215
Last Update
20-09-2013