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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Communications, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) I.
2. Subject name in Hungarian Communications, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) I.
3. Code BMEKOKAM226 4. Evaluation type mid-term grade 5. Credits 3
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (9) Lecture 1 (5) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
Transportation Engineering MSc (K)
8. Role
Specialization (sp) at Transportation Engineering MSc (K)
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 90
Contact hours 42 Preparation for seminars 8 Homework 8
Reading written materials 20 Midterm preparation 12 Exam preparation 0
10. Department Department of Control for Transportation and Vehicle Systems
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Meyer Dóra
12. Lecturers Dr. Meyer Dóra, Károly Bianka
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
The basics of navigation. Coordinate systems, map types, calculation of navigation elements (eg direction, wind triangle, fuel consumption, flight time, flight speed), route planning. Theoretical background, structure, data traffic, operation and exercises of navigation systems.
Ground systems: non-directional beacons (NDBs) / Automatic direction finder (ADF)
PRIMER RADAR AIRCRAFT CONTROL. Using Primary Radars. Characteristics of primary radars. Grouping radars according to their field of application. Antennas (PSR). Transmitter equipment. Receiver equipment. Plot extractor and signal processing. Plot combination. Transmission of data. ROAD RADAR (SMR). Aerodrome use of roller radars. SMR radar sensor. SMR display systems. SECONDARY RADAR SSR and MSSR. Use secondary radars. Antenna. SSR Interogator, Transponder. Customer. Plot extractor and signal processing. Combining Plot. THE S MODE. ADS. ADS-B techniques. S mode extended squitter. ADS-C techniques. MULTILATERATION (MLAT)
15. Description of practices
Design tasks, maintenance tests, operational tests
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • is familiar with the basic concepts of air navigation
  • knows ground navigation systems
  • knows different satellite navigation systems
B. Skills
  • is able to interpret data from aviation information systems
  • be able to participate in the specification and design of air traffic information systems.
C. Attitudes
  • is interested in modern IT solutions
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • is able to independently further propagate in various special fields of the learned field
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
Two midterm exams, both must be sufficient, plus performing the individual task, final semester mark is the rounded up average of the midterm exams.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
The midterm exams can be retried at the end of the semester. The individual task cannot be delayed completed.
20. Learning materials
Lecture Notes
Effective date 10 October 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for 2023/2024 semester I