Teaching Scheme (in Hours)
Subject Credit : 6
Examination Scheme (in marks)
ESE Viva (V)
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The simple form of Radar Equation, Radar Block diagram and Operation, Types of transmitters, duplexer and displays. Radar Frequencies, millimeter and submilimeter waves, Applications of Radar.
Unit-2: Radar Equation
Prediction of Range Performance, Minimum Detectable Signal, Receiver Noise, Signal to Noise Ratio, Matched filter impulse response, Integration of radar Pulses, Radar Cross Section of Targets, Cross section Fluctuations, Radar Clutter-surface clutter, sea clutter and Land clutter ,weather clutter, Transmitter Power, Pulse Repetition Frequency and Range ambiguities, Antenna Parameters, system losses, propagation effects, other considerations.
Unit-3: CW and FM CW Radar
Doppler effect. CW radar. FM CW radar. Airborne Doppler Navigation, Multiple CW radar
Unit-4: MTI And Pulse Doppler Radar
Introduction, Delay line Cancellers, Multiple or staggered Pulse Repetition Frequencies, Range gated Doppler Filters, Block Diagram of Digital Signal Processor, Example of MTI radar Processor, , Pulse Doppler Radar, Non coherent MTI ,MTI from moving platform, Other types of MTI, Airborne radar.
Unit-5: Tracking and Imaging Radar
Tracking with Radar ,Monopulse tracking,Conical scan and Sequential lobing, Low angle tracking ,Air surveillance radar, Introduction to Synthetic aperture radar(SAR).tracking in range and Doppler, Acquisition.
Unit-6: Electronic Scanning Radar
Principle of phased array for electronic scanning, Advantages and capabilities of electronic scanning, block diagram of an electronic scanning system and its operation
Introduction, Four Methods of Navigation
Unit-8: Radio Direction Findings
Loop Antenna, Loop input circuits, aural null direction finder, Goniometer, Errors in Direction Finding, Adcock Direction Finder, Its advantages over loop antenna,
Unit-9: Radio Ranges
LF/MF Four course Radio Range, VHF Omni Directional Range, and VOR receiving Equipment
Unit-10: Hyperbolic Systems of Navigation
LORAN, DECCA navigation system
Unit-11: Aids to approach and Landing
Instrument Landing System, Ground controlled Approach System, Microwave landing system , Distance Measuring Equipment, TACAN Doppler navigation-Doppler Effect, New configuration, Doppler frequency equations, Track stabilization, Doppler
Unit-12: Recent trends in Satellite Navigation :
GPS principle of operation, Position location determination, principle of GPS receiver and applications, Brief note on :Global Satellite Navigation system, Martitime Satellite ,Satellite Constellations ,Navigation Satellites of different countries such as Glonas and Compass, GAGAN,IRNSS, NAVIC Receiver and applications
|1||Introduction to Radar Systems||Skolnik, M||Tata McGraw-Hill|
|2||Elements of Electronic Navigation Systems||N.S.Nagaraja||Tata McGraw-Hill|
|3||Radar Principles||Peyton Z. Peebles||JohnWiley|
|4||Principles of Radar||J.C Toomay||PHI, 2004|
BE (EC) ⇒ Semester: 8
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