Radar Waveforms: Properties, Analysis, Design and Application

Course Description

Understand radar waveforms and the tools necessary to analyze, design and select them for particular applications. Examine waveform properties using graphics, equations, demonstrations and an interactive software tool. Get insight into techniques for analyzing and designing waveforms based on fundamental waveform properties and the desired application. Learn the impact of error sources and hardware/system limitations on performance as well as the impact of radar mode on waveform selection.

Course ID: DEF 3512P
Course Format: Classroom

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Jul 23, 2018 Jul 25, 2018 Monday, July 23, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Las Vegas, Nevada $2,495 18291
Section Details Oct 1, 2018 Oct 3, 2018 Monday, October 1, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,995 18230
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14180 Oct 21, 2014 Oct 23, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,795
15262 Oct 20, 2015 Oct 22, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,995
16256 Mar 7, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 Classroom Denver, Colorado $2,495
16042 Oct 25, 2016 Oct 27, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,995
17222 Jun 12, 2017 Jun 14, 2017 Classroom Denver, Colorado $2,495
17058 Oct 24, 2017 Oct 26, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,995
18292 Feb 5, 2018 Jan 24, 2018 Classroom Denver, Colorado $2,495

Special Discounts

GTRI employees are eligible for a discount on this course.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to https://webwise.gtri.gatech.edu/talent-management/organizational-development and look under “GT Professional Development” for a coupon code to use when checking out.

Note: Coupon codes must be applied during checkout and cannot be redeemed after your checkout is complete. Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Who Should Attend

Engineers, technicians and scientists who deal with radar

How You Will Benefit

  • Analyze basic and complex waveforms.

  • Design waveforms for specific applications.

  • Use a MATLAB-based waveform analysis tool designed for this course.


  • Fourier analysis

  • Basic waveform properties

  • Continuous wave waveforms

  • Pulsed-Doppler waveforms

  • Pulse compression waveforms

  • System constraints and impacts

  • Waveform synthesis

  • Error sources

  • Applications

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Byron Keel Ph.D.