Electronic tracking systems

Course Description

Principles of target detection and tracking. Tracking radar antenna systems, electronic beam scanning, switching and beamforming. Angle and speed tracking. Monopulse tracking radar. Countermeasures, repeaters and transponders, gate stealing. Counter-counter measures, tracking in jamming conditions. Adaptive antenna arrays as countermeasure. Air traffic surveillance and target tracking, application in civil aviation and air traffic control.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme

Literature

Skolnik, M. I. (2002.), Introduction to Radar Sytems, 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill Education
Stimson, G. W., Griffiths, H., Baker, C., Adamy, D. (2014.), Stimson's Introduction to Airborne Radar, 3rd ed., Scitech
Melvin, W.L., Scheer, J.A. (2012.), Principles of Modern Radar: Advanced Techniques, Scitech

General

ID 155175
  Winter semester
6 ECTS
L0 English Level
L1 e-Learning