Introduction, Nature of RADAR, Maximum Unambiguous range, Radar Waveforms,
Block schematics of pulse radar and Operation, simple form of radar equation, RADAR
frequencies, Applications of RADARS. Prediction of Range Performance, Minimum
Detectable Signal, Receiver Noise, Modified radar range equation, Illustrative problems.
Radar Equation: SNR, Envelop Detector, False alarm time and Probability,
Integration of Radar Pulses, Radar Cross Section of Targets (simple Targets-sphere, conesphere),Transmitter Power, PRF and Range Ambiguities, System Losses(qualitative
treatment), Illustrative Problems .
CW and Frequency Modulated Radar: Doppler Effect, CW Radar – Block Diagram,
Isolation between Transmitter and Receiver, Non-zero IF Receiver, Receiver bandwidth
requirements, Applications of CW radar, Illustrative Problems.
FM-CW Radar, Range and Doppler measurement, Block Diagram and
Characteristics (Approaching/Receding targets), FM-CW Altimeter, Measurement errors,