10 Credits SPRING


Pre-requisites: Understanding of basic electronics (first degree or equivalent)


Aims/Description: This module is about understanding the fundamentals and common applications of antennas and radar systems. The basic characteristics of some of the commonly used antennas and antenna systems, will be examined in the context of practical design and application. The radar part of the module will introduce the basic concepts of radar and examine various types of commercial and military radar system in common use. The application of radar and other methods in airborne navigation and landing systems will be discussed. Throughout the modulet emphasis will be placed on 'first-order' analysis techniques in order to reduce the use of advanced mathematics.

Staff Contact: TENNANT ALAN
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

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