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Radar Principles For The Non Specialist

Author : John C. Toomay
ISBN : 9789401169851
Genre : Science
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What This Book Is This book is about radar. It will teach you the essentials of radar, the underlying principles. It is not like an engineering handbook which pro vides detailed design equations without explaining either derivation or rationale. It is not like a graduate school textbook which may be abstruse and esoteric to the point of incomprehensibility. And it is not like an anthology of popular magazine articles which may be gaudy but superfi cial. It is an attempt to distill the very complex, rich technology of radar into its fundamentals, tying them to the laws of nature on one end and to the most modern and complex systems on the other. Who It's For If your work requires you to supervise or meet as coequals with radar systems engineers or designers, this book will allow you to understand them, to question them intelligently and perhaps to provide them with a perspective (a dispassionate yet competent view) that they lack. If you are trained in another discipline but have been made the man ager of a radar project or a system program that has one or more radars as sub-systems, this book will provide you with the tools you need, not only to give your team members confidence, but also to make a substantive technical contribution yourself.

Radar And Electronic Warfare Principles For The Non Specialist

Author : Paul Hannen
ISBN : 9781613530115
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This enhanced and fully revised fourth edition of Radar and Electronic Warfare Principles for the Non-specialist includes five all new sections on electronic warfare and its relationship with radar systems and distills the very complex technologies of radar and electronic warfare into their fundamentals, tying them to the laws of nature on one end and to the most modern and complex systems on the other.

Understanding Radar Systems

Author : Simon Kingsley
ISBN : 1891121057
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Understanding Radar Systems is a book to convey facts and figures and also explain why things are the way they are. It is written for students and young engineers in industry, already competent in electronic engineering or physics, who need to understand modern radar principles, applications and some of the jargon used. There are three parts to the book. The first three chapters form an easy (and deterministic) guide to the basics of what radar is all about, and what it can do. Chapters 4-6 are possibly more difficult because probability is introduced, but these chapters will be necessary for those who wish to begin calculating the performance of radar systems. The remaining chapters describe different types of modern radar, the problems and the research areas. These applications are used to introduce some more new ideas, so that their relevance is apparent. This book can be used in several ways: as a 'streetwise' introduction to radar; as a rough guide to calculating the performance of most types of radar; or as a handy reference when starting off on a new radar topic, before going on to the more detailed texts in that area. The most important thing is to understand the subject and enjoy your career in radar

Quantum Radar

Author : Marco Lanzagorta
ISBN : 9781608458271
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book offers a concise review of quantum radar theory. Our approach is pedagogical, making emphasis on the physics behind the operation of a hypothetical quantum radar. We concentrate our discussion on the two major models proposed to date: interferometric quantum radar and quantum illumination. In addition, this book offers some new results, including an analytical study of quantum interferometry in the X-band radar region with a variety of atmospheric conditions, a derivation of a quantum radar equation, and a discussion of quantum radar jamming. This book assumes the reader is familiar with the basic principles of non-relativistic quantum mechanics, special relativity, and classical electrodynamics. Our discussion of quantum electrodynamics and its application to quantum radar is brief, but all the relevant equations are presented in the text. In addition, the reader is not required to have any specialized knowledge on classical radar theory. Table of Contents: Introduction / The Photon / Photon Scattering / Classical Radar Theory / Quantum Radar Theory / Quantum Radar Cross Section / Conclusions

Communications Radar And Electronic Warfare

Author : Adrian Graham
ISBN : 9780470977149
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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A practical guide to the principles of radio communications for both civilian and military applications In this book, the author covers both the civilian and military uses of technology, focusing particularly on the applications of radio propagation and prediction. Divided into two parts, the author introduces the basic theory of radio prediction before providing a step-by-step explanation of how this theory can be translated into real-life applications. In addition, the book presents up-to-date systems and methods to illustrate how these applications work in practice. This includes systems working in the HF bands and SHF. Furthermore, the author examines the performance of these systems, and also the effects of noise, interference and deliberate jamming, as well as the performance of jamming, detection and intercept systems. Particular attention is paid to the problems caused by Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices (RCIEDs). Key Features: A practical handbook on the topic of radio communications and propagation Written by an expert in both the civilian and military applications of the technology Focuses on methods such as radio and radar jamming, and radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (IEDs) Contains problems and solutions to clarify key topics

Introduction To Rf Propagation

Author : John S. Seybold
ISBN : 9780471743682
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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An introduction to RF propagation that spans all wireless applications This book provides readers with a solid understanding of the concepts involved in the propagation of electromagnetic waves and of the commonly used modeling techniques. While many books cover RF propagation, most are geared to cellular telephone systems and, therefore, are limited in scope. This title is comprehensive-it treats the growing number of wireless applications that range well beyond the mobile telecommunications industry, including radar and satellite communications. The author's straightforward, clear style makes it easy for readers to gain the necessary background in electromagnetics, communication theory, and probability, so they can advance to propagation models for near-earth, indoor, and earth-space propagation. Critical topics that readers would otherwise have to search a number of resources to find are included: * RF safety chapter provides a concise presentation of FCC recommendations, including application examples, and prepares readers to work with real-world propagating systems * Antenna chapter provides an introduction to a wide variety of antennas and techniques for antenna analysis, including a detailed treatment of antenna polarization and axial ratio; the chapter contains a set of curves that permit readers to estimate polarization loss due to axial ratio mismatch between transmitting and receiving antennas without performing detailed calculations * Atmospheric effects chapter provides curves of typical atmospheric loss, so that expected loss can be determined easily * Rain attenuation chapter features a summary of how to apply the ITU and Crane rain models * Satellite communication chapter provides the details of earth-space propagation analysis including rain attenuation, atmospheric absorption, path length determination and noise temperature determination Examples of widely used models provide all the details and information needed to allow readers to apply the models with confidence. References, provided throughout the book, enable readers to explore particular topics in greater depth. Additionally, an accompanying Wiley ftp site provides supporting MathCad files for select figures in the book. With its emphasis on fundamentals, detailed examples, and comprehensive coverage of models and applications, this is an excellent text for upper-level undergraduate or graduate students, or for the practicing engineer who needs to develop an understanding of propagation phenomena.

Ground Penetrating Radar 2nd Edition

Author : David J. Daniels
ISBN : 9780863413605
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book describes the key elements of the subject of surface penetrating radar, and in general terms the inter-relationship between those topics in electromagnetism, soil science, geophysics and signal processing which form part of its design.

Introduction To Airborne Radar

Author : George W. Stimson
ISBN : 0852969422
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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An introduction to the subject for non-specialists: engineers, technicians, pilots, and aerospace industry marketing, public relations, and customer support personnel. Also a reference for specialists in the field. The completely rewritten and revised Second Edition updates the original published by the Hughes Aircraft Company.

Tactics And Techniques Of Electronic Warfare

Author : Bernard C. Nalty
ISBN : 9781939335180
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The air campaign mounted against North Vietnam was the first time that an integrated air defense system based around radar-controlled guns and surface-to-air missiles had been encountered. Proponents of surface-to-air missiles had claimed that their lethality would drive manned aircraft from the battlefield. At first, the U.S. Air Force was hard-pressed to neutralize North Vietnam's radar-controlled defenses, but did prevail. Electronic countermeasures support for the air war against North Vietnam included stand-off jamming, Wild Weasel operations, the use of self protection pods, and the employment of chaff. Using all these techniques, Linebacker II saw the B-52s of Strategic Air Command facing the most effective air defense system the Soviet Union could provide. The B-52s won; the much-heralded surface-to-air missiles were scoring a lower kill rate than German defenses in World War Two. This campaign laid the foundations for the technology used by the USAF to neutralize enemy defenses ever since.

Blip Ping And Buzz

Author : Mark Denny
ISBN : 0801886651
Genre : Science
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With twenty years' experience explaining technical concepts to non-experts in the radar industry, Mark Denny is the perfect guide to understanding just how remote sensing -- radar or sonar -- works. Weaving together interesting history and simple science, Denny reveals the world of echolocation to the curious student, technology buff, and expert alike.

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