Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester : VIII Branch: Electronics & Telecommunication
Subject: Radar Engineering & Navigational Aids
Total Theory Periods: 40 Total Tutorial Periods: 12
Total Marks in End Semester Examination: 80
Minimum number of Class tests to be conducted: Two
UNIT – I
Principles and Applications:
Basic Radar, Radar Block Diagram, Radar Frequencies, Applications of Radar, Radar
Range Equation, Probabilities of Detection of False Alarm Integration of Radar Pulses, Radar Cross Section of Targets.
UNIT – II
MTI And Pulse Doppler Radar
: Introduction to Doppler and MTI Radar, delay line cancellers, staggered PRF. Range
gated Doppler filter, limitations to MTI performance. Tracking with Radar, Monopulse Tracking, Conical Scan and
Sequential Lobing, Limitations to Tracking Accuracy, Low Angle Tracking, Tracking in range, Comparison of Trackers.
UNIT – III
Propagation of Radar Waves:
Forward Scattering from a Flat Earth, Scattering from Round Earth’s Surface,
Atmospheric Refraction – Standard Propagation, Non-Standard Propagation, Diffraction, Attenuation by Atmospheric
Gases, External or Environmental Noise, Other Propagation Effects.
UNIT – IV
Antennas for Detection of Radar Signals
: Parabolic antennas, introduction to phased array, cosecant squared
UNIT – V
Radar Transmitter and Receiver:
Radar Receiver, Receiver Noise Figure, Superheterodyne Receiver, Duplexers and
Receiver Protectors, Radar Displays, introduction to ECM and ECCM, Linear Beam Power Tubes, Solid State Power
1. Introduction to Radar Systems by M.I Skolnik, TMH Pub. Co.
2. Microwave Radar and Navigational Aids by A.K. Sen and A.B. Bhattacharya, Khanna Publisher.
1. Radar: Principles, Technology, Applications by Edde, Pearso