Radar Systems and Remote Sensing

Code 3.2.3169.9
Semester 9th
Flow T - Electromagnetic Waves and Telecommunication
Category Obligatory by selection
Credits 4
Class Hours - Lab Hours 3 - 0
Lecturers Panayiotis Frangos


• Principles of radar systems. Radar equation. Detection theory for radar systems.
• Principles of scattering theory for radar targets (Physical Optics, Boundary Conditions, Geometrical Optics, Geometrical theory of Diffraction, Scattering from cylinder and sphere etc.)
• Coherent radar systems: Continuous Wave (CW) radar, Continuous Wave with Frequency Modulation (CW-FM) radar, Moving Target Indicator (MTI) radar, Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR).
• Radar signal processing: matched filter – correlation receiver, radar measurement errors, ambiguity function for emitted radar signals.