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    Description"Radar Principles for the Non-specialist," Third Edition continues its popular tradition: to distill the very complex 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. It starts with electromagnetic propagation, describes a radar of the utmost simplicity, and derives the radar range equation from that simple radar. Once the range equation is available, the book attacks the meaning of each term in it, moving through antennas, detection and tracking, radar cross-section, waveforms and signal processing, and systems applications. At the finish, the reader should be able to do an acceptable, first-order radar design, and to critique the designs of others. Students, engineers, scientists, and managers will benefit from this book.New to this edition: Every section of each chapter was revised in some way. The more noticeable enhancements are the additions of equation numbers, more numerical examples, table and figures showing many of the concepts numerically, and exercises for almost all the concepts. These enhancements make the book easier to learn from (and teach out of).Key FeaturesConcise, self-contained chapters for quick and easy comprehension of concepts A practical glossary to help readers look up and apply key radar terms The 294 pages include 97 figures, 6 tables, 253 equations, and 61 exercises Numerous exercises that reinforce the concepts and their real-life application A comprehensive solution set (Mathcad and RTF files) for the vast majority of the exercises is available from the publisher upon request.


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    Title
    Radar Principles for the Non-specialist
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John C. Toomay, By (author) Paul J. Hannen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 267
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 531 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781891121289
    ISBN 10: 1891121286
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.6
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26890
    Libri: I-TE
    Abridged Dewey: 621
    BIC subject category V2: TJKD
    DC21: 621.3848
    BISAC V2.8: TEC033000
    DC22: 621.3848
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TK6575 .T66 2004
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Publisher
    SciTech Publishing Inc
    Imprint name
    SciTech Publishing Inc
    Publication date
    01 December 2004
    Publication City/Country
    New York