Radar and Navigation

ELEC 4600


Radar: operation, minimum detectable signal, propagation effects. Surveillance Radars: Moving Target indicator and Pulse Doppler operation. Radio Navigation: pulsed and CW operation. Operational systems: Loran C., VOR/DME, TACAN, Global Positioning system. Inertial Navigation. Navigation Co-ordinate Systems. Techniques for determining best estimates of position.

Prerequisite(s): fourth-year status in Engineering or permission of the Department.
Lectures three hours a week.

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