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Aviation Weather Surveillance Systems: Advanced Radar and Surface Sensors for Flight Safety and Air Traffic Management
     

Aviation Weather Surveillance Systems: Advanced Radar and Surface Sensors for Flight Safety and Air Traffic Management

by Pravas R. Mahapatra
 

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ISBN-10: 0852969376

ISBN-13: 9780852969373

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: The Institution of Engineering and Technology

Focusing on radar-based surveillance, this book has been written to provide a comprehensive introduction to the science, sensors and systems that form modern aviation weather surveillance systems.

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Focusing on radar-based surveillance, this book has been written to provide a comprehensive introduction to the science, sensors and systems that form modern aviation weather surveillance systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780852969373
Publisher:
The Institution of Engineering and Technology
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
Radar, Sonar, Navigation and Avionics Ser.
Pages:
479
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Basic background to aviation
atmospheric effects on aviation
origins of harmful atmospheric effects on aircraft
requirements of systems for aviation weather surveillance
the Doppler weather radar
modern Doppler weather radars for aviation
other sensors and systems for aviation weather
integrated system approaches
automatic detection and tracking of hazardous weather
atmospheric turbulence and its detection
lightning and aviation
polarization and diversity radars.

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