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Author Bouwman, Ronald

Title Fundamentals of ground radar for air traffic control engineers and technicians / Ronald Bouwman
Published Raleigh, NC : SciTech Pub., ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xxxv, 476 pages) : illustrations
Contents Radar's rich history and development -- The professional radar engineer/technician -- Logarithms, decibels, and power -- The science behind radar -- Magnetron versus synthesis -- Circuitry and hardware -- Secondary radar systems -- Microwave transmission lines an cavities -- Radar synchronizers -- Radar transmitters --Radar Receivers -- Moving target indicators and the Doppler effect -- An MTI processor -- The moving target detector MTI system -- Radar displays -- Appendix A : Annotated glossary -- Appendix B : Major equations -- Appendix C : Conversions and constants -- Appendix D : Government nomenclatures -- Appendix E : Radar frequencies -- Appendix F : Greek alphabet in radar -- Appendix G : Technical expression -- Appendix H : Trigonometry
Summary The following topics in this book are discussed: radar history; secondary radar systems; air traffic control; microwave transmission lines and cavities; radar synchronizers; radar transmitters; radar receivers; moving target indicator; Doppler effect; moving target detector; and radar displays
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Radar air traffic control systems.
Radar in aeronautics.
Radar -- History
Radar -- Equipment and supplies.
Radar -- Technological innovations
TRANSPORTATION -- Aviation -- General.
Radar air traffic control systems
Radar -- Equipment and supplies
Radar in aeronautics
air traffic control.
Doppler radar.
radar detection.
radar displays.
radar receivers.
radar transmitters.
transmission lines.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009002923
ISBN 9781613441480