Navigation technologies

Structure Type: Course
Code: KL04BT50060
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Mäkelä, Petteri
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
TITE-2013   3 autumn   3.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  
TITE-2014   3 autumn   3.0   2016-08-01   2016-12-31  
TITE-2015   3 autumn   3.0   2017-08-01   2017-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Students will gain insight into positioning technologies and know how to utilise positioning technology in various systems.

Student's Workload

80 h, of which scheduled studies 40 h and autonomous studies 40 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


- GPS and Galileo
- Coordinate systems
- Satellite positioning using sensors
- Indoor navigation
- Navigation in the mobile phone network
- Location-based systems, GIS

Recommended or Required Reading

Lecture materials.
Additional Material: Kaplan Elliot D. Understanding GPS: Principles and applications. ISBN 1-58053-894-0

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and exercises

Assessment Criteria

- Excellent (5) The student can utilize the learned skills in demanding project assignment
- Good (3-4) The student masters well the principles of positioning technology and knows the most important coordinate transformations.
- Satisfactory (1-2) The student knows the basics

Assessment Methods

Assignment (80%) and examination (20%)