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Principles of Modern Radar: Basic Principles

Principles of Modern Radar: Basic Principles

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Edited by Mark A. Richards, Edited by William A. Holm, Edited by James A. Scheer

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  • Publisher: SciTech Publishing Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 960 pages
  • Dimensions: 208mm x 258mm x 38mm | 1,819g
  • Publication date: 31 December 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1891121529
  • ISBN 13: 9781891121524
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, black & white tables, figures, charts, graphs
  • Sales rank: 251,546

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"Principles of Modern Radar: Basic Principles" is a comprehensive and modern textbook for courses in radar systems and technology at the college senior and graduate student level; a professional training textbook for formal in-house courses for new hires; a reference for ongoing study following a radar short course; and a self-study and professional reference book. "Principles of Modern Radar" focuses on four key areas: Basic concepts, such as the the radar range equation and threshold detection; radar signal phenomenology, such as radar cross section models, clutter, atmospheric effects, and Doppler effects; descriptions of all major subsystems of modern radars, such as the antenna, transmitter, receiver, including modern architectural elements such as exciters, and advanced signal processors; and signal and data processing basics, from digital signal processing (DSP) fundamentals, through detection, Doppler processing, waveforms and pulse compression, basic imaging concepts, and tracking fundamentals. While several established books address introductory radar systems, "Principles of Modern Radar" differs from these in its breadth of coverage, its emphasis on current methods (without losing sight of bedrock principles), and its adoption of an appropriate level of quantitative rigor for the intended audience of students and new professional hires. The manuscript for this book was reviewed by over 50 professionals in academia, military, and commercial enterprises. These reviewers were among thousands of potential users approached by the publisher and asked to share their expertise and experience in radar training and instruction. Their extensive comments, corrections, and insights ensure that "Principles of Modern Radar" will meet the needs of modern radar educators and students around the world. Written and edited by world-renowned radar instructors and critically reviewed by users before publication, this is truly a radar community-driven book.

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Below is a list of the volunteer reviewers who dedicated their time and efforts to ensuring that Principles of Modern Radar: Basic Principles meets the needs of instructors and students in industry, the military, and academia. MASTER REVIEWERS G. Richard Curry - Consulting in Radar System Applications Byron Edde, Consultant in Radar and Electronic Warfare Systems Dr. Marshall Greenspan, Senior Systems Consulting Engineer - Northrop Grumman Corporation Paul Hannen - SAIC, Beavercreek, OH and Wright State University Randy Jost - Utah State University David G. Long, Professor - Brigham Young University Dr. John M. Milan - Consultant Simon Watts, Deputy Scientific Director - Thales, UK Aerospace Division REVIEWERS Dr. Clive Alabaster, Lecturer - Cranfield University Ronald Aloysius, Fellow Engineer - Northrop Grumman Chris Baker, Dean & Director - ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, Canberra Edward Barile, Senior Principal Engineer - Raytheon Dan Bernabei - Engineer Scientist - Department of Defense Lee Blanton, Radar Systems Engineer - General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. Koen van Caekenberghe - University of Michigan Gerry Cain - DSP Creations, Ltd. Kernan Chaisson, Air Force Retired, Washington Editor - Forecast International I-Ting Chiang, Applicant Consultant - Lorentz Solution, Inc. Jean-Yves Chouinard, Professor - UniversitAA(c) Laval, Quebec Canada Lawrence Cohen, Electronics Engineer - Radar Division, Naval Research Laboratory Carlton Davis, Advisory Engineer - Northrop Grumman Corp. Patrick Dever - Fellow Engineer, Northrop Grumman Corp. Robert Egri - Cobham, DES John J. Ermer, Engineering Fellow - Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems Dr. Mark Frank, Principal Engineer - Rohde & Schwarz Inc. Christophe Fumeaux, Associate Professor - University of Adelaide Fulvio Gini, Professor - University of Pisa Nathan A. Goodman, Associate Professor - The University of Arizona Dr. Martie Goulding, Senior Radar Systems Engineer - MacDonald Dettwiler & Associates Hugh Griffiths - University College London Dr. Walter Gustavo Fano, Associate Professior - Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia San Juan Bosco Stephen Harman - Radar Systems Technical Manager - QinetiQ Dr. Joseph Hucks, Electrical Engineer - Harris Corporation Alan Keith - Boeing Stephane Kemkemian, Radar Senior Expert - Thales Airborne Systems-France Theodoros G. Kostis - University of the Aegean Richard Lane, Research Scientist - QinetiQ Richard Lethin, President - Reservoir Labs David Mackes, Senior Engineer - Northrop Grumman Kevin McClaning, Senior RF Designer - Johns Hopkins University Anders Nelander - Swedish Defense Research Agency Natalia K. Nikolova, Professor - McMaster University Myriam Nouvel, Search Engineer - Thales Radar and Warfare Technical Directorate Dr. Chris Oliver, CBE, Technical Director - InfoSAR Karl Erik Olsen, Senior Scientist - Norwegian Defence Research Establishment Dr. Pinaki S. Ray, Research Associate - The University of Adelaide Brian Rigling, Associate Professor - Wright State University Dr. Earl Sager, Radar Physics Group Chief Scientist - System Planning Corporation Paul E. Schmid, Ph.D., President - Engineering Systems, Inc. John Shipley - Harris Govt. Communications John Spurlin, Ph.D., P.E., Professor - Norfolk State University Roger Sullivan - Institute for Defense Analysis (retired) Ching Yeng Tan, Research Assistant - The University of Nottingham, Malaysia Jay Virts - Raytheon Corporation, El Segundo, California John Wendler - Harris Corporation Andreas Wiessman - GAMMA Remote Sensing AG, Switzerland Dick Wiley - Syracuse Research Associates (retired) Ben Winstead, Principal Development Engineer - Honeywell International, Inc.