Infrared Technology and Applications - Open Access
Explore infrared systems engineering with emphasis on military systems. Understand how infrared systems operate. Study the performance limitations of current infrared systems, explore issues pacing the development of new systems and understand key component technologies. Examine problem-solving, design and analysis techniques with emphasis on experience-based rules of thumb. Develop a perspective for assessing the promise of new infrared technologies.
This course is also available in a two-part format at the Restricted Access level for contract offerings at DoD and DoD contractor facilities:
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Degree in science, math or engineering
Who Should Attend
Engineers, scientists, technical managers, marketers, procurement decision-makers and military planners
How You Will Benefit
Describe the operating principles of infrared systems.
Explain the major functions and components of an infrared system.
Explain the differences between FLIRs, IRSTs, NVGs and missile seeker types.
Explain the goals and promise of advanced generation sensors.
Predict graybody radiation signatures.
Describe the differences between cooled and uncooled detectors.
Predict FLIR target acquisition and seeker lock-on range.
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