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Radio Navigation and Location

Module EI7225

This Module is offered by TUM Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Basic Information

EI7225 is a semester module in English language at Master’s level which is offered in summer semester.

This module description is valid to SS 2013.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
 h 45 h  CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Radio location: Principles, pulse radar, cw radar, radar sensors (Doppler, level gauge, true ground speed, ACC,
ground penetrating) radar signal processing, radar signal theory, synthetic aperture radar (SAR). Radio navigation:
Principles, direction finding , VHF omnidirectional range (VOR), instrument landing system, microwave
landing system (MLS), hyperbolic navigation systems (LORAN), satellite navigation (GPS, Galileo).

Learning Outcome

At the end of the module students are able to understand approaches and methods playing a decisive role in high-frequency systems for location and navigation tasks.


Knowledge of high-frequency technology

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

Learning and Teaching Methods

Lerning method:
In addition to the individual methods of the students consolidated knowledge is aspired by repeated lessons in exercises and tutorials.

Teaching method:
During the lectures students are instructed in a teacher-centered style. The exercises are held in a student-centered way.


The following kinds of media are used:
- Presentations
- Lecture notes
- Exercises with solutions as download


The following literature is recommended:
- Skolnik: Introduction to Radar Systems
- Detlefsen Jürgen: Radartechnik
- Ludloff Albrecht: Praxiswissen Radar und Radarsignalverarbeitung, Vieweg, 2002

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Modulprüfung mit folgenden Bestandteilen: - Written examination (100%)

Exam Repetition

There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.

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