Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • How to use this e-learning platform

    • Let's get started - Objectives, learning process and evaluation criteria

    • Modules covered

    • Abbreviations and Acronyms

    • DSP software download

    • Pre-course survey

    • Canopus System

  • 2

    1 - Subsea INS

    • Basics of subsea positioning - USBL vs. LBL

    • INS basic principles

    • High-Grade INS for subsea positioning

    • The basic concept of a Kalman filtering

    • Details of Advanced Kalman Filtering

    • INS Errors Sources

  • 3

    2 - Acoustic positioning principles

    • Acoustic signal processing

    • The sonar equation

    • Principles for subsea positioning for USBL systems - The Woodward formula

    • Effects of noise and sound velocity changes

  • 4

    3 - Canopus techniques

    • The role of Kalman Filtering in spares array

    • Doppler Velocity Loggers (DVL) and INS coupling

    • DVL-INS coupling test results

    • Classical sparse array principles

    • 4D sparse navigation

    • Simultaneous Localisation And Mapping (SLAM)

    • Boxin - From surface and ROV based

  • 5

    4 - Equipment description

    • System components and high level architecture

    • System Interconnects

    • Canopus Transponder features and characteristics

    • Canopus transponder description

    • Ramses features and characteristics

    • Ramses unit description

    • DSP Box

  • 6

    5 - Configuring devices

    • Configuring the main settings for INS

    • Ramses mechanical mounting

    • Connecting Ramses

    • Retrieving Ramses IP address

    • Ramses – Configuring network address translation & network address Interface

    • Ramses inputs and outputs

    • Ramses tracking parameters

    • Inputs/Outputs settings Ramses/Phins

    • System Interconnects (INS, Ramses and Multilogger)

    • Chorus codes

    • Understanding Blanking Time (BT) and Turn Around Time (TAT)

    • Configuring Canopus (part 1)

    • Configuring Canopus (part 2)

  • 7

    6 - Hardware maintenance

    • Replacing the battery pack

  • 8

    7 - How DSP works

    • Planning - Managing Water Columns

    • Planning - Water Column - SVP from CTD

    • Planning - Visibility Map

    • Operation - Overview

    • Operation - Setting up a new project - Part 1 of 2

    • Operation - Setting up a new project - Part 2 of 2

    • Tide prediction

    • Transponder Boxin job

    • LBL mutual calibration

    • Sparse Array navigation

    • Real project review (Summary)

  • 9

    8 - Delph Roadmap Overview

    • Delph RoadMap - Set up - 1 of 2

    • Delph RoadMap - Operating - 2 of 2

    • iXblue Multilogger - Overview

  • 10

    9 - Final quiz

    • Final Exam