radar equation

radar equation

[′rā‚där i‚kwā·zhən]
(electromagnetism)
An equation that relates the transmitted and received powers and antenna gains of a primary radar system to the echo area and distance of the radar target.
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Based on a radar equation, the received power is proportional to the square of the wavelength if all other parameters are fixed.
where A denotes the amplitude and can be calculated from the classic Radar Equation as follows:
Derived from the radar equation, the effect of rainfall distribution on the propagation of the radar signal and microwave link signal were analyzed.
Advances served as a treasure chest of empirical relationships among reflectivity factor, attenuation, water content, and rainfall rate, and presented some novel interpretations of the radar equation, complications of Mie scattering, and multiple wavelength responses to hydrometeors.
On one hand, the hybrid sky-surface wave radar equation is deduced.
According to the radar equation, after signal processing and data processing, we compute statistical probability of radar to detect a target.
According to the bistatic radar equation, an attenuation factor [[alpha].sub.k,l]([theta]) which describes the power loss for signal traveling from the kth transmitter via the target to the lth receiver can be defined as
His topics include the development of the radar equation, radar equations for clutter and jamming, beamshape loss, atmospheric effects, and loss factors in the radar equation.
The book is divided into nine chapters, starting with the radar equation as a basis for all further discussions.