Professional Education Course

Principles of Modern Radar

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Course Title: Principles of Modern Radar
Program ID: DEF 3502P Subject: Radar


Registration DeadlineSection DatesFormat & LocationCEUsFeeStatus
Oct 27, 2014 (Mon)Oct 27, 2014 (Mon) - Oct 31, 2014 (Fri)Atlanta (Georgia Tech Global Learning Center) (this is an onsite course)2.8$1,895OPEN

Meeting Times
On the first day, check in at least 30 minutes before the class start time.

  • Monday, October 27, 2014 (1:00 AM-5:00 PM)
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 (8:00 AM-5:00 PM)
  • Wednesday, October 29, 2014 (8:00 AM-5:00 PM)
  • Thursday, October 30, 2014 (8:00 AM-5:00 PM)
  • Friday, October 31, 2014 (8:00 AM-12:00 PM)

Alternate Rates

  • $1895 -- Course with FREE "Basic Engineering Science Principles Tutorial" (Monday, October 27, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM) -- CRN 14866
  • $948 -- Ga Tech Employee Rate
  • 10% Group discount available for companies that register 3 or more people at the same time.  Download our group registration form to register your group.



Course Description

Learn radar principles, systems, techniques, phenomenology, and the basics of radar technology. Get up-to-date examples of modern radar systems, including microwave and millimeter-wave, and their applications. Understand antennas, transmitters, receivers, clutter and noise, detection, signal processing, waveform design, Doppler techniques, resolution, multipath, and reflectivity measurements.

This course is also offered in a two-course format for on-site contract offerings only:

  • Principles of Modern Radar: Basic Concepts (DEF 3502V)
  • Principles of Modern Radar: Advanced Techniques, Systems & Applications (DEF 3502W)

These courses can be purchased separately or together. For more information contact Bill Holm at

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers, scientists, and managers from industry, education institutions, and government agencies

How You Will Benefit

  • Solve the radar range equation
  • Determine target probability of detection and probability of false alarm
  • Understand the radar environment and its effect on radar performance
  • Understand the major components of a modern radar system
  • Learn basic radar signal processing techniques
  • Learn advanced radar techniques
  • Know the major functions and applications of a modern radar systems

What Is Covered

  • Introduction to Radar
  • The Radar Environment
  • Radar System Elements
  • Basic Signal Processing
  • Advanced Radar Techniques
  • Systems and Applications

Course Materials

Participants receive all necessary classroom materials, a CD-ROM and hard copies of all course slides.

Course Administrator

Bill Holm

Certificate Information

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