Learn GNSS navigation principles

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Beginners who want to quickly grasp all main concepts behind GNSS should not miss this exhaustive online training. GNSS can be a rather complex subject to start learning. This course was developed ad-hoc for beginners to simplify the learning experience. Several people are forced to learn these concepts the hard way in their work. Other miss opportunities for developing their career because GNSS concepts present challenges. Experts in the field of navigation, sensors, surveying techniques, and autonomous platforms have finally developed a comprehensive, yet simple-to-grasp curriculum, rich in animations and clearly explained concepts. An online course for beginners, containing all the practical and essential principles on GNSS.
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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Welcome message from your instructor

    • Objectives, learning process and evaluation criteria

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Basic Concepts

    • Overview and principles of satellite-based navigation

    • GNSS Architecture

    • Radio signals and communication principles

    • Main global navigation systems: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou

    • Typical features of a GNSS receiver

    • Receiver Output

    • Reference coordinate systems

    • Test your learning on Basic GNSS Concepts

  • 3

    Errors and Augmented Solutions

    • Error Sources

    • GNSS Accuracy

    • Resolving Errors

    • Multi Frequencies (MF)

    • Multi Constellations (MC)

    • Code based vs. Carrier phase based techniques (Code/Carrier)

    • Differential GNSS (D-GNSS)

    • Real Time Kinematics (RTK)

    • Precise Point Positioning (PPP)

    • Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)

    • Post Processing (PPK)

    • Summary of GNSS position computation strategies

    • Test your learning on augmented-GNSS

  • 4

    Advanced Navigation Solutions

    • Moving Baseline (MBL)

    • Extended Kalman Filter (EKF)

    • INS coupling

    • Doppler-aiding positioning

    • Coupling with other sensors

    • Test your learning on Advanced Navigation Solutions

  • 5

    Next Steps...

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...

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User reviews

5 star rating

Excellent introduction to GNSS

LUIZ FILIPE CAMPOS DO CANTO

The course proved to be much more than the introductory courses on GNSS. The teaching was very good for subjects that are complex.

The course proved to be much more than the introductory courses on GNSS. The teaching was very good for subjects that are complex.

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5 star rating

Excellent course

Ayoub Ali

It was very helpful, the amount of content and power put on it, it's more than just a mini-course especially the advanced lessons are very useful and new to ...

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It was very helpful, the amount of content and power put on it, it's more than just a mini-course especially the advanced lessons are very useful and new to me I recommend this course to everyone that's working in GNSS, surveying, and navigation solutions. Best regards Ayoub!

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5 star rating

very insightful and educative

Sajor Barrie

general basics in understanding the GNSS operation

general basics in understanding the GNSS operation

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5 star rating

very insightful and educative

Sajor Barrie

general basics in understanding the GNSS operation

general basics in understanding the GNSS operation

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5 star rating

Excellent Introduction to GNSS

Leo Bjorkman

This course covers at a basic level the contemporary technologies in use for GNSS.

This course covers at a basic level the contemporary technologies in use for GNSS.

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