PTCEC347 Syllabus - Radar Technologies - 2023 Regulation Anna University

PTCEC347 Syllabus - Radar Technologies - 2023 Regulation Anna University

PTCEC347

RADAR TECHNOLOGIES

 L T P C

3 0 0 3

COURSE OBJECTIVES: The student should be made to:
• Understand the basics of Radar and Radar equation
• Understand the types of Radar
• understand tracking Radar
• Understand the various signal processing in Radar
• Understand the Subsystems in Radar

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION TO RADAR EQUATION

9

The Origins of Radar ,Radar principles, Basic Block Diagram, Radar classifications based on Frequencies, Wave form and application,Radar Fundamentals: Detection, Range, velocity, The simple form of the Radar Equation, Pulsed Radar equation, Detection of Signals in Noise- Receiver Noise, Signal-to-Noise Ratio, Probabilities of Detection and False Alarm, Integration of Radar Pulses, Radar Cross Section of Targets,Transmitter Power,Pulse Repetition Frequency,Antenna Parameters, System losses.

UNIT II

CW, MTI AND PULSE DOPPLER RADAR

9

CW and Frequency Modulated Radar, Doppler and MTI Radar- Delay Line Cancellers, Staggered Pulse Repetition Frequencies, Doppler Filter Banks, Digital MTI Processing, Moving Target Detector, Limitations to MTI Performance, MTI from a Moving Platform (AMIT), Pulse Doppler Radar.

UNIT III

TRACKING RADAR

9

Tracking with Radar, Monopulse Tracking, Conical Scan, Sequential Lobing, Limitations to Tracking Accuracy, Low-Angle Tracking - Comparison of Trackers, Track while Scan (TWS) Radar- Target prediction , state estimation, Measurement models, alpha – beta tracker, Kalman Filtering, Extended Kalman filtering.

UNIT IV

RADAR SIGNAL PROCESSING

9

Radar Signal Processing Fundamentals, Detection strategies, Optimal detection, Threshold detection, Constant False alarm rate detectors, Adaptive CFAR, pulse compression waveforms, compression gain, LFM waveforms matched filtering, radar ambiguity functions, radar resolution, Detection of radar signals in Noise and clutter, detection of non fluctuating target in noise, Doppler spectrum of fluctuating targets, Range Doppler spectrum of stationary and moving radar.

UNIT V

RADAR TRANSMITTERS AND RECEIVERS

9

Radar Transmitter, Linear Beam Power Tubes, Solid State RF Power Sources, Magnetron, Crossed Field Amplifiers, Other RF Power Sources. The Radar Receiver ,Receiver noise power, Super heterodyne Receiver, Duplexers and Receiver Protectors- Radar Displays. Radar Antenna - Reflector Antennas - Electronically Steered Phased Array Antennas – Phase Shifters

TOTAL:45 PERIODS

COURSE OUTCOMES: At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
CO1: Identify the Radar parameters
CO2: Differentiate various radar types
CO3: Evaluate different tracking and filtering schemes
CO4: Apply signal processing in target detection
CO5: Design Radar transmitter and receiver blocks

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Habibur Rahman, Fundamental Principles of Radar, CRC press, Taylor and Francis, 2019.
2. M. R. Richards, J. A. Scheer, W. A. Holm, Editors “Principles of Modern Radar, Basic Principles”, SciTech Publishing, 2012

REFERENCES:
1. 1.Nathansan, “Radar design principles-Signal processing and environment”, PHI, 2nd Edition,2007.
2. 2.M.I.Skolnik , “Introduction to Radar Systems”, Tata McGraw Hill 2006.
3. Mark A. Richards, “Fundamentals of Radar Signal Processing”, McGraw-Hill, 2005.

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