# radar range equation

## radar range equation

[′rā‚där ‚rānj i‚kwā·zhən]
(electromagnetism)
An equation which expresses radar range in terms of transmitted power, minimum detectable signal, antenna gain, and the target's radar cross section.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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For each of the several types, he derives the radar range equation, explains applicable algorithms, and presents a case study that couples theory to reality by demonstrating the implementation of an actual radar system.
This is difficult for the radar because the radar must receive enough energy after the round trip to the target (40 log range in the radar range equation) to detect that target.
In Chapter 3, the author stresses the importance of the radar range equation. Chapter 4 presents targets and interfering signals.
First, we will consider the radar range equation, then the equations determining the range at which radars can detect targets.
Chapter 4 treats range relationships beginning with a definition of the radar range equation for bistatic systems, while Chapter 5 discusses location and area relationships.
Many textbooks present the radar range equation in the form most useful to radar people, since the equation focuses on how well the radar is doing its job.
The fields scattered from the background can be determined with the aid of the radar range equation, Equation 1.
Students using the IMOM can study in graphical real time the basic radar range equation coupled with current electronic order of battle data and digital world map data.
Keicher provided the following laser radar range equation for the target signal power received, Mathematical Expression Omitted where S = target signal power P = transmitted power sigma = laser radar target cross
PHOTO : NOMOGRAPH FOR A SOLUTION OF ONE-WAY RADAR RANGE EQUATION
The radar range equation is introduced early in the first chapter and forms the backbone to which all other concepts are tied.
Thus study was made by using the radar range equation to determine the range of detection of the radar and the one-way Friis transmission formula to determine that of the ECM receiver.

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