GNSS Courses for Professionals

 

 

Basic GNSS Receiver Signal Processing

Provided by: ENAC -Toulouse/ France
Contact: Sandrine CASTIGLIONI

Course content

  • 1-day course that presents the fundamentals of GNSS receiver design (Receiver requirements for design; Propagation channel model; Application constraints : market, cost, environment, standards; Basic GPS L1 C/A signal processing architecture; Signal acquisition for GPS L1 C/A in presence of noise; Signal tracking for GPS L1 C/A in presence of noise)

Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring (RAIM)

Provided by: ENAC -Toulouse/ France
Contact: Sandrine CASTIGLIONI

Course conten

  • 1-day course that provides an overview on RAIM techniques and assumptions for civil aviation use (GNSS integrity requirements for civil aviation application; Least Square residual method; Algorithm specifications from high level requirements; Practical examples; Future of RAIM)

Receiver Signal Processing for Future GNSS Signals

Provided by: ENAC -Toulouse/ France
Contact: Sandrine CASTIGLIONI

Course content

  • 2-day course that provides an overview of future GNSS signal processing and the many aspects that affect GNSS receiver design and performance (Review of civil GNSS signals; The correlation operation; Acquisition of future GNSS signals; Phase tracking of future GNSS signals; Code delay tracking of future GNSS signals; Advanced code tracking architectures; Multipath effects on the tracking of future civil GNSS signals; Interference effects on the tracking of future civil GNSS signals)

Differential GNSS

Provided by: ENAC -Toulouse/ France
Contact: Sandrine CASTIGLIONI

Course content

  • 2-day course that emphasizes the fundamentals of differential GNSS techniques with a focus on DGPS and an introduction to RTK applications (Differential GNSS concept; Code chase differential techniques; Carrier phase differential techniques; Error sources of RTK and their mitigation; Overview of differential services available)

GNSS (GPS, GBAS,SBAS,ABAS, Future GNSS)

Provided by: ENAC -Toulouse/ France
Contact: Sandrine CASTIGLIONI

Course content

  • 2-day course that emphasizes the fundamentals of GNSS (GPS principles, concept, constraints; GPS characteristics; GPS signal structure; GPS signal processing; GPS error budget; Satellite based Augmentation System; Airborne Based Augmentation System; Future GNSS systems)

GNSS Integrity for Civil Aviation

Provided by: ENAC -Toulouse/ France
Contact: Sandrine CASTIGLIONI

Course content

  • 2-day course that provides a solid background in GNSS integrity for civil aviation applications (Integrity requirements & monitoring for civil aviation applications; Ground based Augmentation System (GBAS typical architecture and implementation; GBAS correction, integrity message; Protection levels computation); Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS typical architecture and implementation; SBAS correction, integrity message; Protection levels computation); Airborne Based Augmentation System; RAIM; AAIM)

GNSS for Civil Aviation

Provided by: ENAC -Toulouse/ France
Contact: Sandrine CASTIGLIONI

Course content

  • 1-week course providing a detailed training of GNSS use for civil aviation applications (GNSS principles and characteristics;  GPS signal structure and processing; Lab on GPS measurement and position quality : effect of different sources of error and analysis of important parameters; Civil aviation constraints and integrity monitoring performance; Airborne-Based Augmentation System; Satellite-Based Augmentation System; Ground-Based Augmentation System; Lab on GNSS augmentations; Modernized GPS and Galileo)

GNSS for Surveillance and Navigation in ATM

Provided by: ENAC -Toulouse/ France
Contact: Sandrine CASTIGLIONI

Course content

  • 2-week course providing a clear presentation of satellite constellations used for navigation, signal structures, system errors and a full explanation of the different types of augmentations (GNSS : concept , strategy and signal processing; Navigation domain; Surveillance domain)

GPS and Satellite Constellations for Navigation

Provided by: ENAC -Toulouse/ France
Contact: Sandrine CASTIGLIONI

Course content

  • 2-week course providing a detailed overview of GNSS, their performance and current developments (GPS System Description; GPS Architecture and Technique; Differential Techniques: DGPS; Other Satellites Constellation for Navigation; Simulations and Lab works; Illustration of the physical phenomena with Matlab)

CNS Systems: Navigation Services in Civil Aviation: Conventional Navaids, GNSS1 (ABAS, GBAS, SBAS, Galileo)

 

  • 2-week course providing an analysis of the navigational needs in aeronautics and demonstrating that their evolution requires the implementation of global solutions with a satellite component ( General consideration on navigation and operational requirement; Conventional navigation systems; ICAO and the GNSS concept; Airborne-Based Augmentation Systems (ABAS); Satellite-Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS); Ground-Based Augmentation Systems (GBAS);Navigation and interference; International terrestrial reference systems : needs and principles; GNSS : description of the next constellation for positioning and other services : GALILEO; Demos and workshops on GNSS system)

Galileo

Provided by: CCG - Germany
Contact: anmelden@ccg-ev.de

Date: May 08-10, 2012

Course content

  • In the seminar a detailed presentation of programmatic, institutional and technical aspects of the European satellite navigation system GALILEO is provided. In particular, the service concept, signal and frequency plan, overall architecture, integrity concept, the Galileo system time generation, design options and support activities are outlined. Similarities and differences with respect to the American GPS system are emphasized.
 

 

GPS/INS-Integration and Multisensor-Navigation

Provided by: CCG - Germany
Contact: anmelden@ccg-ev.de

Date: November 12-16, 2012

Course content

  • Introduction to Inertial and Integrated Navigation
  • Inertial Sensors (Mechanical, Optical, MEMS)
  • Strapdown Algorithms
  • Error Propagation in Inertial Navigation Systems
  • GNSS Receivers and Errors
  • Other on-board Sensors
  • Kalman Filter (Theory and Demonstration)
  • Application dependent GPS/INS Integration
  • GPS/INS Deep Coupling
  • Terrain Aided Navigation
  • Stand-Off Weapons
  • Map Matching Applications for Public Transport
  • Rail Navigation Systems
  • Civil and Military Aviation
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
  • Stand-Off Weapons
  • Inertial Navigation in Commercial Marine Transport
  • Rail Navigation Systems
  • Civil and Military Aviation
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
  • Stand-Off Weapons
  • Inertial Navigation in Commercial Marine Transport
  • Location Based Services
  • Space systems
  • Gravity Field and Airborne Gravimetry
  • Outlook and Future Trends

GPS and Satellite constellations for Navigation

Provided by: ENAC - France
Contact: Sandrine CASTIGLIONI

Course content

  • This training provides the fundamental knowledge concerning the satellite-based localisation , with a progress to the required performance by the aeronautical participating users.

Duration 2 weeks

 
 
 

Principles of Satellite Navigation and GPS Modernization

Provided by: CCG - Germany
Contact: anmelden@ccg-ev.de

Date: October 09–12, 2012

Language: German

Smart Antennas

Provided by: CCG - Germany
Contact: anmelden@ccg-ev.de

Date: November 21-25, 2011

Language: German

Specializing Master in Navigation and Related Applications

Provided by: POLITO, ISMB, IEN and UN-OOSA - in Italy
Contact: master.universitari@polito.it

The II Level Specializing Master on Navigation and Related Applications is a joint initiative of Politecnico di Torino and Istituto Superiore Mario Boella (ISMB) with the collaboration of Istituto Elettrotecnico Nazionale Galileo Ferraris (IEN) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UN-OOSA). TheMNA aims at the education of high level technicians endowed with a broad vision of the navigation/ localization world providing them an opportunity to acquire technical skills both on the technology aspects and on the applications development.

 
 
 

SpaceTech program - Post Graduate master Spacetech

Provided by: TU Delft - The Netherlands
Contact: spacetechsupport@tudelft.nl

Course content

  • The SpaceTech program of the faculty of Aerospace Engineering of the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), The Netherlands, is an international Master's Degree program, designed for international mid-career professionals who wish to expand their potential by obtaining expertise in both space systems and business engineering. The SpaceTech curriculum is taught in a one-year program with only ten weeks of actual classroom instructions. These ten weeks are divided into five two-week sessions, spread out over ten months and provide high technical and management competency gains and substantially increased business and interpersonal skills. SpaceTech offers a comprehensive and integrated curriculum, conducted in a flexible, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment in attractive international locations that are top centers of space activities. Participants can continue to meet their current employment commitments, while at the same time earning an accredited Master’s Degree in Space Systems Engineering, awarded by the Delft University of Technology.

Specialized Master in Satellite-based Communication, Navigation and Surveillance

Provided by: ENAC - France
Contact: Jean-Pierre DANIEL

Course content

  • 2-week module "GPS and Satellite Constellations for Navigation". The global positioning systems are presented, as well as their performances and current developments. The content of the module is: GPS System Description, GPS Architecture and Technique, Differential Techniques: DGPS, Other Satellites Constellation for Navigation, Simulations and Lab works, Illustration of the physical phenomena with Matlab.
  • 2-week module "CNS systems: Navigation services in civil aviation: conventional navaids, GNSS1 (ABAS, GBAS, SBAS,GALILEO)". This module provides an analysis of the navigational needs in aeronautics and demonstration that their evolution requires the implementation of global solutions with a satellite component. The content of the module is: General consideration on navigation and operational requirement, Conventional navigation systems, ICAO and the GNSS concept, On-board augmentation technique (ABAS), Augmentation based on satellites (SBAS), Augmentation based on ground stations (GBAS),Navigation and interference, International terrestrial reference systems : needs and principles, GNSS : description of the next constellation for positioning and other services : GALILEO, Demos and workshops on GNSS system