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Space-Based Radar Handbook

Space-Based Radar Handbook

Copyright: 1989
Pages: 770
ISBN: 9780890062814

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Now you can access the combined knowledge of 22 experts on aerospace radar systems with the Space-Based Radar Handbook. Exploring the topics critical to the design, implementation, and managerment of radar systems, the text also provides a comprehensive bibilioraphy for you to pursue more in-depth study in any specific area. The SBR Handbook provides first-time coverage of weather radar in space and describes the current state and future prospects for the use of orbiting radars for observation of clouds and precipitation. You'll gain insight into such existing U.S. and Soviet SBR systems as rendezvous radars, synthetic aperture radars, altimeters, and scatterometers. In examining such systems, the book considers design and performance trade-offs, rationale, orbits, space environment, thermal control, target radar cross section, and clutter and interference.
Preface.Introduction. SBR systems. Orbital Mechanics Considerations for SBR. Ionospheric Environment and Effects on SBR Detection. SAR in Space - the Theory, Design, Engineering, and Application of Space-Based SAR System. Bistatic Radar in Space. Rendezvous Radar. Radar Altimeters for Space Vehicles. Scatterometers and Other Modest-Resolution Systems. Weather Radar in Space. Thermal Control for SBR. RCS of Satellites and Other SBR targets. SBR Clutter and Interference. Space Antenna Technology. Transceiver (T/R) Modules for SBR. On-Board Radar Signal Processors. Prime Power Systems in Space. SBR Structures. Bibiography. Index.
  • Leopold J. Cantafio
  • Richard K. Moore Richard K. Moore received a B.S.E.E. from Washington University, St. Louis, and a Ph.D. from Cornell University. Dr. Moore has held a variety of teaching and research positions at RCA, the Sandia Corporation and the University of New Mexico. Since 1962, he has been Black and Veatch Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Kansas, where he served as director of the Remote Sensing Laboratory from 1964 to 1974.
  • Earl E. Swartzlander, Jr. Earl E. Swartzlander, Jr. is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from University of Southern California.
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