Principles of Modern Radar: Radar Applications

  • 15h 15m
  • James A. Scheer (eds), William L. Melvin
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • 2014

This third volume in the Principles of Modern Radar set is a professional reference of the most important applications in current practice and includes a foundation of research before tackling in-depth, single-topic advanced books and literature. The book has concise descriptions of the purposes, principal issues, and methods found in a wide variety of current radar types with military, commercial and civilian uses. This book has been community reviewed by experts from around the world.

It provides concise descriptions of the purposes, principal issues and radar methods found in a wide variety of current radar types, including: low-power continuous wave (CW) radar, weather radar and military applications. Each chapter is authored by experts in the field who are active in research and teaching radar practitioners in professional courses.

This edition will serve as a self-contained reference for those aiming to become experts in an advanced technology or application area. Primarily aimed at radar practitioners within military or government and will also be useful for some advanced graduate students.

About the Editors

William L. Melvin is Director of the Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory (SEAL) at the Georgia Tech Research Institute and an Adjunct Professor in Georgia Tech’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.

James A. Scheer has been directly involved radar research and development for over 40 years. He is an instructor in a variety of radar short courses, including Principles of Modern Radar.

In this Book

  • Radar Applications
  • Continuous Wave Radar
  • MMW Radar Characteristics and Applications
  • Fire-Control Radar
  • Airborne Pulse-Doppler Radar
  • Multifunction Phased Array Radar Systems
  • Ballistic Missile Defense Radar
  • Ground-Based Early Warning Radar (GBEWR)—Technology and Signal Processing Algorithms
  • Surface Moving Target Indication
  • Space-Based SAR for Remote Sensing
  • Passive Bistatic Radar
  • Air Traffic Control Radar
  • Weather Radar
  • Foliage-Penetrating Radar
  • Ground-Penetrating Radar
  • Police Radar