RADAR ENGINEERING - TEC-025
Unit - I
An Introduction to Radar: Basic Radar, The Simple Form of the Radar Equation, Radar
Block Diagram and Operation, Radar Frequencies, Applications of Radar.
The Radar Equation : Introduction, Prediction of Rage Performance, Minimum Detectable
Signal, Detection of Signals in Noise, Receiver Noise and the Signal to Noise Ratio,
Probability Density Function, Introduction to Radar Cross Section of Targets and Radar
clutter, Pulse, Repetition Frequency, Antenna Parameters, and Range Ambiguities.
Unit - II
CW and Frequency-Modulated Radar : The Doppler Effect, Doppler Frequency Shift,
CW Radar, Frequency-modulated CW Radar
MTI and Pulse Doppler Radar: Introduction, MTI Radar with Power Amplifier, MTI
Radar with Power Oscillator, Delay-Line Cancelers, Multiple, or Staggered, Pulse
Repetition Frequencies, Noncoherent MTI, Pulse Doppler Radar
Tracking Radar : Tracking with Radar, Sequential Lobing, Conical Scan, Monopulse
Tracking Radar, Tracking in Range, Acquisition,
Unit - III
Radar Antennas: Antenna Parameters, Parabolic-Reflector Antennas, Feeds for
Paraboloids, Cassegrain Antenna, Polarization Twisting Cassegrain Antenna, Lens
Antennas, Electronically Steered Phased Array Antenna, Beam Steering and Array Feed
Networks, Phase Shifters Introduction .
Unit - IV
Receivers, Displays, and Duplexers : The Radar Receiver, Noise Figure, Mixers, Low-
Noise Front-Ends, Displays, Duplexers and Receiver Protectors
Radar Transmitters : Introduction, Modulators only.
Unit - V
Detection of Radar Signals in Noise: Introduction, Matched-Filter Receiver, The Matched
Filter and the Correlation Function, Correlation Detection.
1. Merril I., Skolink/ Introduction to RADAR Systems / Tata Mc Graw Hill
1. R.S. Berkowiz/Modern Radar /John Wiley & Sons
2. Byron Edde/Radar Principles, Technology, Applications/Pearson Education
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