Introduction to Airborne Radar

ISBN-10: 1891121014

ISBN-13: 9781891121012

Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)

Authors: George W. Stimson

List price: $169.00
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List price: $169.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: SciTech Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 584
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.664
Language: English

Basic Concepts (new sections added)
Approaches to Implementation
Representative Applications (chapter significantly updated.)
Essential Background Information
Radio Waves and Alternating Current Signals
Key To A Non-mathematical Understanding of Radar
The Ubiquitous Decibel
Radar Fundamentals
Choice of Radio Frequency
Directivity and the Antenna Beam
Pulsed Operation
Detection Range
The Range Equation: What It Does and Doesn't Tell Us
Pulse Delay Ranging
Pulse Compression
FM Ranging
Pulse Doppler Radar
The Doppler Effect
Spectrum Of A Pulsed Signal
Mysteries of The Pulsed Spectrum Unveiled
Sensing Doppler Frequencies
How Digital Filters Work
The Digital Filter Bank and The FFT
Measuring Range Rate
The Problem of Ground Clutter
Sources and Spectra of Ground Return
Effect of Range and Doppler Ambiguities on Ground Clutter
Separating "Slow" Ground Moving Targets From Clutter
Air-To-Air Operation
The Crucial Choice of PRF
Low PRF Operation
Medium PRF Operation
High PRF Operation
Automatic Tracking
High Resolution Ground Mapping and Imaging
Meeting High Resolution Ground Mapping Requirements
Principles of Synthetic Array Radar
SAR Design Considerations
SAR Operating Modes
Radar in Electronic Warfare
Electronic Countermeasures (ECM)
Electronic Counter Countermeasures (ECCM)
EW Intelligence Functions
Advanced Concepts
Electronically Steered (Phased) Array Antennas (ESAs)
ESA Design
Antenna RCS Reduction
Advanced Radar Techniques
Advanced Waveforms and Mode Control
Low Probability of Intercept (LPI)
Advanced Processor Architecture
Representative Radar Systems
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