Principles of Modern Radar

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This third volume in the Principles of Modern Radar set is a professional reference of the most important applications in current practice and includes a foundation of research before tackling in-depth, single-topic advanced books and literature. The book has concise descriptions of the purposes, principal issues, and methods found in a wide variety of current radar types with military, commercial and civilian uses. This book has been community reviewed by experts from around ...
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Overview

This third volume in the Principles of Modern Radar set is a professional reference of the most important applications in current practice and includes a foundation of research before tackling in-depth, single-topic advanced books and literature. The book has concise descriptions of the purposes, principal issues, and methods found in a wide variety of current radar types with military, commercial and civilian uses. This book has been community reviewed by experts from around the world.

It provides concise descriptions of the purposes, principal issues and radar methods found in a wide variety of current radar types, including: low-power continuous wave (CW) radar, weather radar and military applications. Each chapter is authored by experts in the field who are active in research and teaching radar practitioners in professional courses.

This edition will serve as a self-contained reference for those aiming to become experts in an advanced technology or application area. Primarily aimed at radar practitioners within military or government and will also be useful for some advanced graduate students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781891121548
  • Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Publication date: 2/28/2014
  • Pages: 816
  • Sales rank: 1,275,206
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

William L. Melvin is Director of the Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory (SEAL) at the Georgia Tech Research Institute and an Adjunct Professor in Georgia Tech’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.

James A. Scheer has been directly involved radar research and development for over 40 years. He is an instructor in a variety of radar short courses, including Principles of Modern Radar.

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Table of Contents

1. Overview (William H. Melvin, James A. Scheer)
PART I: TACTICAL RADAR
2. Continuous Wave (CW) Radar (Samuel O. Piper, Christopher Baker)
3. Millimeter Microwave (MMW) Applications (Samuel O. Piper, James A. Saffold)
4. Fire Control Radar (William G. Ballard, Stephane Kemkemian)
5. Airborne Pulse Doppler Radar (Aram Partizian)
6. Multiple-Function Phased Array Radar Systems (Melvin Belcher)
7. Ballistic Missile Defense Radars (Melvin Belcher)
SECTION II: INTELLIGENCE, SURVEILLANCE, RECONAISSANCE
8. Early Warning Radar (Alfonso Farina, Ernest Harrison)
9. Surface Moving Target Indication (William H. Melvin)
10. Air Traffic Control Radar (John Porcello)
11. Space-Based Radar (Samuel O. Piper, Lee Blanton)
SECTION III: SPECIALIZED RADAR APPLICATIONS
12. Passive and Bistatic Radar (Hugh Griffiths)
13. Weather Radar (John Trostel)
14. Foliage Penetrating Radar (Mark Davis)
15. Materials (Ground) Penetrating Radar (C. Richard Liu)
16. Police Speed Timing Radar (Eugene F. Greneker)
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