Fully updated and expanded, Fundamentals of Radar Signal Processing, Second Edition, offers comprehensive coverage of the basic digital signal processing techniques and technologies on which virtually all modern radar systems rely, including target and interference models, matched filtering, waveform design, Doppler processing, threshold detection, and measurement accuracy.
The methods and interpretations of linear systems, filtering, sampling, and Fourier analysis are used throughout to provide a unified tutorial approach. End-of-chapter problems reinforce the material covered. Developed over many years of academic and professional education, this authoritative resource is ideal for graduate students as well as practicing engineers.
Fundamentals of Radar Signal Processing, Second Edition, covers:
Mark A. Richards, Ph.D., is Principal Research Engineer and Adjunct Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Georgia Institute of Technology. He is engaged in academic and continuing education teaching and course development in the fields of digital signal processing and radar signal processing. Prior to joining ECE, Dr. Richards was a Principal Research Engineer and Chief of the Radar Systems Division and Head of the Signal Processing Branch in the Sensors and Electromagnetic Applications Laboratory of the Georgia Tech Research Institute.
Written by a leading global expert on the topic, High Frequency Over-the-Horizon Radar provides in-depth coverage of the signal processing models and techniques that have significantly advanced OTH radar technology. This pioneering work describes the fundamental principles of OTH radar design and operation, and then delves into the mathematical modeling of HF signals received by actual OTH radar systems based on experimental data analysis. Numerous examples illustrate the practical application of modern adaptive signal processing techniques to real and simulated OTH radar data.
This authoritative text covers skywave and surface-wave systems and is an invaluable resource for researchers, engineers, and practitioners working with OTH radar systems and technologies.
Key Features:Offers a thorough and accurate treatment of essential concepts ranging from system design and operation, through to signal processing methods, and their practical application. Provides clear explanations of fundamental principles for scientists, engineers, students, practitioners, technicians, managers, and other professionals starting out in this field. Offers a detailed coverage of theoretical and applied signal-processing concepts and techniques that have become a cornerstone for the effective operation of real-world OTH radar systems. Fills a long-standing void in the contemporary OTH radar literature with over 350 illustrations (color figures available for download), and over 500 references.
After an overview of radar systems operation and design, the book reviews elements of signal theory relevant to radar detection and radar signal processing, along with random variables and processes. The author then presents the unique characteristic of the matched filter and develops a general formula for the output of the matched filter that is valid for any waveform. He analyzes several analog waveforms, including the linear frequency modulation pulse and stepped frequency waveforms, as well as unmodulated pulse-train, binary, polyphase, and frequency codes. The book explores radar target detection and pulse integration, emphasizing the constant false alarm rate. It also covers the stretch processor, the moving target indicator, radar Doppler processing, beamforming, and adaptive array processing.
Using configurable MATLAB code, this book demonstrates how to apply signal processing to radar applications. It includes many examples and problems to illustrate the practical application of the theory.
Reorganized, expanded, and updated, Radar Systems Analysis and Design Using MATLAB®, Third Edition continues to help graduate students and engineers understand the many issues involved in radar systems design and analysis. Each chapter includes the mathematical and analytical coverage necessary for obtaining a solid understanding of radar theory. Additionally, MATLAB functions/programs in each chapter further enhance comprehension of the theory and provide a source for establishing radar system design requirements.
Incorporating feedback from professors and practicing engineers, the third edition of this bestselling text reflects the state of the art in the field and restructures the material to be more convenient for course use. It includes several new topics and many new end-of-chapter problems. This edition also takes advantage of the new features in the latest version of MATLAB. Updated MATLAB code is available for download on the book’s CRC Press web page.
This fully updated and revised edition of the bestselling Complete Wireless Design takes a uniquely practical approach to designing complex receivers and transmitters found in advanced analog and digital wireless communication systems, right down to the circuit level.
This authoritative book uses real-life examples to provide a solid foundation in the subject, and simple algebra to guide you through specific analysis and design processes. In addition, you'll find all the information you'll need for performing full circuit and electromagnetic software simulations to ensure the optimum performance of all completed projects. Plus, this in-depth step-by-step guide comes with a CD-ROM containing new simulation and design software. Engineers and technicians will not find a more thorough, practical book than Complete Wireless Design.
Updates include:Fully worked out design samples, complete with RF simulation results Special sections on power amplifier design and printed circuit board layout Brand-new chapters covering antenna design and RF test and measurement Tips and techniques on performing accurate RF circuit simulations How to design for EMI control to pass FCC product testing The latest software for use in wireless design
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In Making Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists, you'll learn how to successfully build moving mechanisms through non-technical explanations, examples, and do-it-yourself projects--from kinetic art installations to creative toys to energy-harvesting devices. Photographs, illustrations, screen shots, and images of 3D models are included for each project.
This unique resource emphasizes using off-the-shelf components, readily available materials, and accessible fabrication techniques. Simple projects give you hands-on practice applying the skills covered in each chapter, and more complex projects at the end of the book incorporate topics from multiple chapters. Turn your imaginative ideas into reality with help from this practical, inventive guide.
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