FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE510 SPACE GEODESY II

Course Code: 5620510
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MAHMUT ONUR KARSLIOĞLU
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

Review of observation methods of space geodesy. GPS (Global Positioning System) and GLONASS (Russian Navigation System): Satellite motion and broadcast ephemeris, mathematical models and biases in GPS, point and relative positioning using pseude-ranges and carrier beat phase observations. Integration of GPS and INS (Inertial Navigation System). A brief introduction to other relevant space geodetic methods: VLBI (Very Long Baseline Interferometry), SLR (Satellite Laser Ranging), Satellite Altimetry, Satellite Gradiometry, InSAR (Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar). Basic continuum mechanics. Geodetic monitoring and mechanical modeling of geodynamical phenomena.

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