Principles of Modern Radar

Course Description

Learn radar principles, systems, techniques, phenomenology and the basics of radar technology. Get up-to-date examples of modern radar systems, including microwave and millimeter-wave and their applications. Understand antennas, transmitters, receivers, clutter and noise, detection, signal processing, waveform design, Doppler techniques, resolution, multipath and reflectivity measurements.

This course is also offered in a two-course format for on-site contract offerings only:

  • Principles of Modern Radar: Basic Concepts (DEF 3502V)
  • Principles of Modern Radar: Advanced Techniques, Systems & Applications (DEF 3502W)

These courses can be purchased separately or together. For more information contact Bill Holm at bill.holm@gatech.edu.

Sections

CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15412 Jul 13, 2015 Jul 17, 2015 Classroom Las Vegas, NV $1,895
15393 Nov 2, 2015 Nov 6, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,895

Who Should Attend

Engineers, scientists and managers from industry, education institutions and government agencies

How You Will Benefit

  • Solve the radar range equation.

  • Determine target probability of detection and probability of false alarm.

  • Understand the radar environment and its effect on radar performance.

  • Understand the major components of a modern radar system.

  • Learn basic radar signal processing techniques.

  • Learn advanced radar techniques.

  • Know the major functions and applications of a modern radar system.

Content

  • Introduction to radar

  • The radar environment

  • Radar system elements

  • Basic signal processing

  • Advanced radar techniques

  • Systems and applications

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Bill Holm, Ph.D.