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Multifunction Array Radar : System Design and Analysis - Sergio Sabatini

Multifunction Array Radar

System Design and Analysis

Hardcover Published: 1st December 1994
ISBN: 9780890065761
Number Of Pages: 284

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This book details the advantages of MFAR main parameter design and guides you through parameter and performance evaluation procedures. It presents practical design information on combinations of various radar functions, clutter conditions, multipath, and transmitted waveform design when Doppler filters adapted for clutter cancellation.

Introductionp. 1
Requirementsp. 3
Operational Requirementsp. 3
Civil Operational Requirementsp. 3
Military Operational Requirementsp. 5
Sensor Requirementsp. 6
Sensor Selectionp. 9
Two-Dimensional Radarp. 9
Three-Dimensional Radarp. 10
The MFARp. 12
Multifunction Capabilityp. 12
Fixed Arraysp. 14
Rotating Arrayp. 16
MFAR Typesp. 20
Beam-Steering Techniquesp. 20
Single-Beam/Multibeam Arrayp. 22
Active/Passive Arraysp. 22
Referencesp. 23
Radar Parameter Designp. 25
Summary of the Design Featuresp. 25
Radar and Array Parametersp. 27
Radar Parametersp. 27
Radar Range Equationp. 27
Angular Accuracyp. 28
Antenna Parametersp. 28
Radar Reference Systemp. 29
Preliminary Designp. 30
Search Functionp. 32
Uniform Searchp. 33
Search With Cosecant-Squared Elevation Coveragep. 39
Search for Different Targets With Different Requirementsp. 46
Division of Search Sector Into Segments With Different Frame Time Requirementsp. 48
Tracking Functionp. 54
Basic Tracking Requirementsp. 55
Signal-to-Noise Ratio to Support Angular Accuracyp. 55
Time Budget for Trackingp. 57
Effect of the Tracking Time Budget on the Search Functionp. 62
Minimum Signal-to-Noise Ratio for Trackingp. 63
Examples of Track Mode Calculationsp. 64
Multifunction Radar Parameter Designp. 71
Design Criteria for the Solution of MFAR Equationsp. 73
General Considerations of G and [lambda]p. 74
Passive Arraysp. 76
Active Arrayp. 97
The Design in Clutter and in Multipathp. 117
MFAR Design in a Clutter Environmentp. 117
Clutter Definitionsp. 118
Assumptions and Procedurep. 121
Effect of the Clutter Requirement on the Design Procedurep. 125
Examplesp. 127
Heavy Clutter Conditionsp. 137
The Design in Multipath Conditionsp. 177
Requirementsp. 178
Main Parameters and Relationsp. 178
The Pattern Propagation Factor as a Function of [lambda]p. 184
Effect of Multipath on the Design Procedurep. 188
The MFAR Design in the Case of Multiple Arrays and Multiple Beamsp. 209
Referencesp. 210
Selected Bibliographyp. 211
Functional Designp. 213
MFAR Functional Descriptionp. 214
MFAR Functional Requirementsp. 218
The Radar Task Scheduler Functionp. 219
The Scope of the Schedulingp. 220
Scheduling Strategiesp. 224
Decrease of Tracking Loadp. 227
Increase of Tracking Loadp. 230
The Input and Output of the RTS Functionp. 233
The Radar Task Scheduler in the Rotating-Array Casep. 235
The MFAR Software Functionsp. 241
Searchingp. 241
Trackingp. 246
Auxiliary Functionsp. 249
Confirmationp. 250
Interference Analysisp. 252
Uplinkp. 252
Function Relationp. 253
Conclusionsp. 254
Referencesp. 255
List of Symbolsp. 257
About the Authorsp. 265
Indexp. 267
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ISBN: 9780890065761
ISBN-10: 0890065764
Series: Radar Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 284
Published: 1st December 1994
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.49

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