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Analogue Automatic Control Loops in Radar and Electronic Warfare : Communication & electronic defence library - Richard S. Hughes

Analogue Automatic Control Loops in Radar and Electronic Warfare

Communication & electronic defence library

Hardcover Published: 19th August 1988
ISBN: 9780890063217
Number Of Pages: 256

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This book shows you how to consider AGC, signal thresholding, and range tracking loops from a practical viewpoint.

Prefacep. ix
Automatic Gain Controlp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Dynamic Regulationp. 8
Loop Rise Time and Bandwidth (f[subscript 3dB])p. 14
Automatic Gain Control Design Verificationp. 16
Square Law Detector Test Circuitp. 16
Linear Detector Test Circuitp. 28
Variable Gain Elementsp. 30
P-N Junction Diodes as Variable Gain Elementsp. 40
The Four Basic P-N Diode AGC Configurationsp. 45
PIN Diodes as Variable Gain elementsp. 49
GaAs FET as Variable Gain Elementsp. 55
Applicationsp. 58
Conical Scanning AGC Loopp. 64
Optimizing Loop Rise Timesp. 74
Variable Time Constantp. 75
Linearized Time Constantp. 75
Basic Loop Stabilityp. 80
Referencesp. 82
Power-Voltage Relationships for a 50-OHM Systemp. 83
Basic Detector Characteristicsp. 84
Static Regulation Calculationsp. 93
AGC Gain Calculationp. 96
Loop Rise Time Calculationp. 99
Nomenclaturep. 104
Bibliographyp. 109
Automatic Noise Tracking Loopsp. 111
Referencesp. 134
The Effect of Receiver Gain on Signal Sensitivity and Noisep. 135
Derivations of [characters not producible] Equationsp. 163
Derivations of [characters not producible]p. 169
Nomenclaturep. 171
Bibliographyp. 173
Range-Tracking Loopsp. 175
Second-Order, Type II, Range-Tracker Design Procedurep. 185
Second-Order, Type I, Ranging Tracking Loopp. 213
Type I Tracking Loop Design Equationsp. 215
Referencesp. 223
Range-Tracking Loop and Phase-Locked Loop Analogyp. 224
Range Discriminator Analysisp. 229
Nomenclaturep. 238
Indexp. 241
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ISBN: 9780890063217
ISBN-10: 0890063214
Series: Communication & electronic defence library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 19th August 1988
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.55