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Radar Cross Sections of Complex Objects

by W. Ross Stone

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Published by Institute of Electrical & Electronics Enginee .
Written in English

  • Radar,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Radar Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Radar cross sections,
  • Radar targets,
  • Radio waves,
  • Scattering

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages535
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8129002M
    ISBN 100879422548
    ISBN 109780879422547

    The ability to calculate accurately the radar cross section of objects of arbitrary shape with complex composite structures is of interest to defense programs for a variety of reasons. In the design of flight vehicles with minimum radar cross sections, it is desirable to . Radar Cross Section fluctuates as a function of radar aspect angle and frequency. Using the MAT LAB Programming, Prediction of Radar cross section `σ` for simple shapes of targets like Sphere, Ellipsoid and Circular Flat Plate. The methods of controlling radar cross section and penalties of implementing these methods are discussed.

    Commercial aircraft might have radar cross sections from about 10 to square metres, except when viewed broadside, where the cross sections are much larger. Most air-traffic-control radars are required to detect aircraft with a radar cross section as low as 2 square metres, since some small general-aviation aircraft can be of this value. For. NOTE: Radar Cross Section varies widely according to which wavelength the target is being painted publicly released figures are in X-Band. Insect (typical) RCS (Generalized): m2 ( dBsm) Artillery Shell. RCS (Generalized): m2 ( dBsm) FA Raptor. RCS (Generalized): m2 ( dBsm) Notes: Based off public USAF news release that states the FA's RCS is.

    The significance of the Radar Cross Section (RCS) in the outcome of military en-gagements makes its prediction an important problem in modern Electronic Warfare. The POFACETS program, previously developed at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), uses the Physical Optics method to predict the RCS of complex targets, which are mod-. The radar cross-section of complex objects is given by Swerling models. The characteristic plot of Swerling random variables obtained in real time simulation environment is the probability distribution function for RCS fluctuation of complex objects [ 3 ].

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Radar cross-section (RCS) is a measure of how detectable an object is by ore, it is called electromagnetic signature of the object. A larger RCS indicates that an object is more easily detected. An object reflects a limited amount of radar energy back to the source. Bistatic Radar Cross Section Characterization of Complex Objects Paperback – Novem by Robert L.

Eigel (Author) See all formats Author: Robert L. Eigel. Additional Physical Format: Radar Cross Sections of Complex Objects book version: Radar cross sections of complex objects. New York: IEEE Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Christophe Bourlier, in Radar Propagation Modeling in a Complex Maritime Environment, Numerical results for a perfectly conducting Gaussian rough surface.

This section presents numerical results of the normalized radar cross-section (NRCS) computed from the. Radar Cross-Section. radar cross-section σ is a specific parameter of a reflective object that depends on many factors, and which has units of m².

The calculation of the radar cross-section is only possible for simple objects. The surface area of simple geometric bodies depends on the shape of the body and the wavelength, or rather on the ratio of the structural dimensions of the object to.

Scientists and engineers have had to measure or estimate the radar cross section (RCS) of objects ever since the invention of radar. This guide explains how RCS is typically measured on test ranges, and how testing may be tailored to meet specific requirements.

The book provides basic and advanced information on instrumentation systems, test range design, and measurement technology. Abstract: In the proposed paper, the present technology of Radar Cross Section (RCS) is for military applications largely to classify the enemy weapons in ally's airspace.

Here, the prime effort is to find the presence of complex and arbitrary objects by a monostatic radar and utilizing their RCS signatures obtained by performing its simulations in MATLAB Stone, W.R., Radar Cross Sections of Complex Objects, IEEE Press, NY ().

Toomay, J.C., Radar Principles for the Non-Specialist, 2nd ed., Van Nostrand Reinhold (). Nice little introduction written by a non-specialist for the non-specialist. Typical radar cross sections are as follows: Missile sq m; Tactical Jet 5 to sq m; Bomber 10 to sq m; and ships 3, to 1, sq m.

RCS can also be expressed in decibels referenced to a square meter (dBsm) which equals 10 log (RCS in m2). very complex even for simple and conventional shaped objects.

However, a few regular shaped objects are considered in the present work to estimate the This paper presents sample set of simple objects radar cross section. Most of the expressions presented represent the radar cross section of the object. Chapter 11 Radar Cross Section (RCS) In this chapter, the phenomenon of target scattering and methods of RCS calculation are examined.

Target RCS fluctuations due to aspect angle, fre-quency, and polarization are presented. Radar cross section characteristics of some simple and complex targets are also introduced. RCS Definition. This software has been developed by David C.

Jenn. POFACETS operates on Physical Optics (PO) approximation for predicting the RCSs of complex objects. It utilizes the scientific computational features of MATLAB and its graphical-user-interface (GUI) functions to provide an efficient calculation of RCS.

In this study, we use the latest and updated version ( released in ) of. Radar cross section (RCS) is a comparison of two radar signal strengths. One is the strength of the radar beam sweeping over a target, the other is the strength of the reflected echo sensed by the receiver.

This book shows how the RCS gauge can be predicted for theoretical objects and how it can be measured for real targets.

Predicting RCS is not easy, even for simple objects like spheres or. IEEE TWSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION, VOL. 41, NO.9, SEPTEMBER High-Frequency RCS of Complex Radar Targets in Real-Time Juan M.

Rius, Member, IEEE, Miguel Ferrando, Member, IEEE, and Luis Jofre, Member, IEEE Abstract-This paper presents a new and original approach for computing the high-frequency radar cross section (RCS) of. A software system for a complex object scattering analysis, named SYSCOS, has been developed for a systematic radar cross section (RCS) analysis and reduction design.

The system is based on the high frequency analysis methods of physical optics, geometrical optics, and physical theory of diffraction, which are suitable for RCS analysis of.

For most targets, the radar cross section is the area of the cross section of the sphere that would reflect the same energy back to the radar if the sphere were substituted.

RCS of sphere is independent of frequency if operating in the far field region”. SKOLNIK 2 provides the following short and concise definition,“The radar cross section of a.

Radar cross section (RCS) is a measure of an objects' reflectivity, reflected energy divided by incident energy. Most objects scatter most of the incident energy, reflecting only a small fraction back to the radar. Large objects usually, but not always, have large reflections and a longer radar detection range.

In this paper Radar Cross Section (RCS) of simple and complex objects like sphere, cylinder, flat plate and Z-shaped plate is computed and measured with respect to the parameters like frequency.

The research of Radar Cross Section (RCS) of simple and complex objects is decisively important to identify targets such as aircraft, missiles, rockets, ships and other objects, with the purpose of improving or rendering difficult their radar visibility in various frequency ranges.

Radar cross section of complex objects. Annales Des Télécommunications volume. Radar scattering is typically represented as the radar cross section (RCS) of the test object. The RCS is a measure of power scattered in a direction being considered when a target is illuminated by a plane wave.

The RCS-s is a measure of reflective strength of a target defined as 4p times the ratio of the power per unit solid angle (steradian).Radar cross section (RCS) of complex targets can be obtained in real time using the hardware capabilities of a high performance graphic workstation.

Target geometry is modelled by a computer-aided design package. First order contribution to RCS is computed under physical optics high-frequency approximation. Real time computation is achieved through graphical processing of an image obtained.Cite this article as: Lanusse, A.F.

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