Modeling and Simulation in Electro-Optical and Infrared EO/IR Systems

Course Description

Develop the techniques of modeling & simulation for modern electro-optical and infrared systems. Learn modeling techniques to sensor systems design, analysis, test and evaluation, and performance assessment. Cover basic electro-optical and infrared physics principles, fundamental modeling & simulation approaches, methods of modeling & simulating electro-optical systems, components and phenomenology synthetic scene development.

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15198 Mar 10, 2015 Mar 13, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,695
16285 Mar 8, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,695
18309 Mar 13, 2018 Mar 15, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,695

Special Discounts

GTRI employees are eligible for a discount on this course.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to and look under “GT Professional Development” for a coupon code to use when checking out.

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Who Should Attend

Engineers, scientists and managers who handle electro-optical and infrared systems

How You Will Benefit

  • Identify major signature drivers in each electro-optical and infrared waveband.

  • Understand the modeling & simulation process.

  • Derive requirements for signature and system models.

  • Solve the electro-optical and infrared signature equation.

  • Gain expertise in building digital electro-optical and infrared models.

  • Understand the verification and validation process for modeling & simulation applications.


  • Digital modeling & simulation fundamentals

  • Electro-optical/infrared signature physics

  • Signature modeling

  • Propagation modeling

  • Electro-optical and infrared imaging system fundamentals

  • System component modeling

  • Scene simulation

  • Electro-optical system simulation

  • Verification and validation

  • Applications of modeling & simulation

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Michael Cathcart, Ph.D.