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Radar Range-performance Analysis : Radar Library - Lamont V. Blake

Radar Range-performance Analysis

Radar Library

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Published: 19th December 1986
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List of Figuresp. xi
List of Tablesp. xix
Prefacep. xxi
Preface to the Artech House Editionp. xxiii
Radar Range Equationsp. 1
Introductionp. 1
The Radar Transmission Equationp. 3
Monostatic Radar Range Equationp. 12
Equations for Pulse and Other Waveformsp. 18
Bistatic Radar Range Equationp. 23
Equations for Clutter and Jammingp. 24
Referencesp. 31
The Detection of Signalsp. 33
Introductionp. 33
Single-Pulse Detectorp. 36
Multiple Pulse Detectorp. 41
Fluctuating Targetsp. 69
Other Detection Processingp. 78
Referencesp. 86
Development of the Approximate Detection Formulasp. 89
Target Cross Sectionp. 97
Introductionp. 97
Point and Distributed Targetsp. 98
Cross Sections of Standard Point Targetsp. 100
Cross-Sectional Fluctuationsp. 115
Effect of Polarizationp. 118
Bistatic Cross Sectionp. 119
Measurement of Radar Cross Sectionp. 120
Ship Targetsp. 125
Approximate Cross Sections of Typical Targetsp. 128
Referencep. 130
Noise in Receiving Systemsp. 131
Introductionp. 131
Nature and Origins of Noisep. 132
System Noise Temperaturep. 140
Antenna Noise Temperaturep. 153
Referencesp. 175
Effects of the Earth's Atmospherep. 177
Introductionp. 177
Tropospheric Refractionp. 178
Ionospheric Refractionp. 192
Tropospheric Absorptionp. 197
Attenuation by Rain, Snow, Ice, and Fogp. 214
Tropospheric Noise Temperaturep. 222
Ionospheric Absorption and Noisep. 223
Anomalous Propagation--Trapping, Ductingp. 224
Polarization Rotationp. 230
Scintillationp. 232
Referencesp. 233
Multipath Propagationp. 237
Introductionp. 237
The Pattern Propagation Factorp. 239
Reflection Coefficientp. 258
The Intermediate-Region Problemp. 271
Range Limits for Flat-Earth and Interference-Region Calculationp. 274
Pattern Propagation Factor for More than Two Ray Pathsp. 279
Multipath Results for Some Typical Casesp. 280
Referencesp. 291
Clutter, Interference, and Signal Processingp. 293
Introductionp. 293
Range Prediction for Targets in Clutterp. 294
Clutter Characteristicsp. 304
Sea-Clutter Reflectivityp. 305
Land Clutterp. 321
Volume Clutterp. 327
Interference and Jammingp. 330
Signal Processingp. 334
Referencesp. 352
Pulse-Radar Detection-Range Computationp. 355
Introductionp. 355
Definitions and Conventionsp. 358
Loss Factors and Antenna-Pattern Functionsp. 367
Procedure for Range-Dependent Lossp. 379
Computational Techniquesp. 382
Blip-Scan Ratio and Cumulative Probabilityp. 395
Accuracy of Radar Range Predictionsp. 399
Operational Evaluation of Radar Range Performancep. 403
Referencesp. 408
Special Types of Radarp. 411
Introductionp. 411
Continuous-Wave Radarp. 411
Pulse-Doppler Radarp. 413
Tracking and Instrumentation Radarp. 417
Synthetic-Aperture (Mapping) Radarp. 423
Over-the-Horizon (Ionospheric) Radarp. 425
Laser Radarp. 428
Weather Radarp. 431
Referencesp. 433
Indexp. 435
About the Authorp. 445
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ISBN: 9780890062241
ISBN-10: 0890062242
Series: Radar Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 472
Published: 19th December 1986
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.82
Edition Type: New edition