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Radar and Electronic Warfare Principles for the Non-Specialist, 4th Edition

Radar and Electronic Warfare Principles for the Non-Specialist, 4th Edition

by Paul Hannen

This book presents a comprehensive set of radar and electronic warfare principles including many of the latest applications in a clear and consistent manner.

Following on from the 3rd edition of this book (2004) Radar and Electronic Warfare Principles for the Non-specialist, 4th Edition, remains true to the traditional strength of the book, providing radar principles for the non-specialist, and also now introducing EW principles. All radar-related material has been reviewed, revised and enhanced as necessary.

New to this edition:

  • Significant revisions to; target signal-to-noise ratio, target detection theory, array antennas, radar measurements and tracking, and target signatures
  • The addition of new EW-related material addressing electronic support (ES), electronic attack (EA), and electronic protection (EP)
  • The advanced radar concepts chapter has been revised, including the addition of a section on modern multi-function, -mode, -mission radar systems.
  • Most of the chapters are stand-alone allowing the reader to be selective and still benefit from the content.
  • Exercises at the end of each chapter are provided to reinforce the concepts presented and illustrate their applications, making this book ideal for academic learning, training courses or self-study.

Topics covered include: electromagnetic propagation, target detection, antennas, measurements and tracking, radar cross section and system applications.

By reading this book, you should expect to be able to conduct a respectable, first-order radar system design or analysis and perform a first-order EW system design or analysis. This book will also provide you with the skills to critique the designs or analysis of others.

About the Author

Paul Hannen has over 30 years of extensive radar and electronic warfare (EW), survivability assessment, modeling, simulation and analysis (MS&A) expertise. He has taught the senior/graduate level electrical engineering class, Introduction to Radar Systems and the graduate class, Modern Radar Theory as an adjunct professor for the Department of Electrical Engineering, Wright State University.

Publication Year: 2013

Pages: 424

ISBN-13: 978-1-61353-011-5

Format: PBK

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