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MTI and Pulsed Doppler Radar with MATLAB, Second Edition

MTI and Pulsed Doppler Radar with MATLAB, Second Edition

By (author): D. Curtis Schleher
Copyright: 2010
Pages: 672
ISBN: 9781596934146

Print Book $186.00 Qty:
This newly revised and updated edition of the classic Artech House book, MTI and Pulsed Doppler Radar, offers you a complete and current presentation of the subject. You find expert radar design and analysis guidance, as well as clear descriptions and characteristics of modern Doppler radars that cannot be found in any other book. The second edition includes a new interactive CD-ROM with MATLAB software to help save you time with your challenging work in the field. From fundamental principles, Doppler radar waveform design and filtering, Doppler radar performance measures, and clutter properties and data - to optimum radar Doppler processing, MTI systems, pulsed Doppler systems, and special topics in Doppler radar systems, this comprehensive resource offers in depth discussions on a wide range of critical topics for your radar design projects. This detailed reference is supported with over 350 illustrations and more than 730 equations. CD-ROM Included: Contains time-saving MATLAB software that serves as a valuable tool for the analysis and design of MTI and Pulsed Doppler Radar. The disc also includes several full-color images that support key topics discussed in the book.
Preface. Fundamental Principles and Overview - MTI and PD Radar Applications. The Doppler Effect. Doppler Processing Fundamentals. The Environmental Diagram. Clutter Models. The Moving Target Detector. Doppler Radar Waveform Design and Filtering - Definition of PRF Classes. Signal Processing and System Comparisons. Doppler Filtering. Doppler Radar Performance Measures - The MTI Improvement Factor. Clutter Effects on Doppler Radar Performance. Oscillator Effects on Doppler Radar Performance. Clutter Properties and Data - Land Clutter. Atmospheric Clutter. Approximations to Clutter Amplitude Statistics. Analytical Clutter Representations. Clutter Model Environments. Theory of Optimum Radar Doppler Processing - Optimum Radar Doppler Processors. Cascaded MTI-Coherent Integrator. Cascaded MTI-Noncoherent Integrator. MTI Systems - MTI Configuratoins. MTI Performance Considerations. MTI Radar Filter Design. Staggered PRF. Pulsed Doppler Systems - Pulsed Doppler Configurations. Waveform Considerations. Modern Airborne Interceptor Radars. Resolving Range Ambiguities. Mainlobe Clutter. Special Topics in Doppler Radar Systems - Doppler Beam Sharpening. Synthetic Aperture Radar. Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (IFSAR). Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar (ISAR). Space Time Adaptive Processing for Airborne Radar. MTI Design Tool.
  • D. Curtis Schleher D. Curtis Schleher served as a professor emeritus at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey, California. He is the author of several classic books, including Electronic Warfare in the Information Age and MTI and Pulsed Doppler Radar (Artech House, 1999, 1991). Dr. Schleher holds an M.S. from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and a Ph.D. from Polytechnic University.
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