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Title:
Understanding radar
Author:
Cole, Henry W.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Oxford ; Boston : Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1992.
Physical Description:
xiv, 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780632031245
Format :
Book

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Central Library TK6575 .C64 1992 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

This book aims to close the `understanding gap' between the user and designer of radar. The revised edition deals with new developments including tracking by radar (past and future likely positions), alternative radar techniques and an update on secondary surveillance radar


Table of Contents

Part 1 Matters common to primary and secondary radar
Fundamentals
Signal detectability
Antenna beams
Propagation
Output power generation and distribution
Receivers
Part 2 Primary radar
Theory and its practical impact
The wide variety of primary radars
Signal processing
Part 3 Secondary surveillance radar
Basic concepts
Problems and solutions
The future
Part 4 Displays
The plan position indicator (ppi)
Non-real time operation
Limitations to performance

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