Radar System Design and Applications

Course Data

SemesterSummer semester
Lecture & ExerciseProf. Knott
Examwritten / oral
Consultation hourby appointment
ECTS-Credits4
LanguageEnglish

A list of all our courses can also be found in RWTHonline:
Chair of High Frequency Technology
Chair of Radar Systems Engineering

Course Description

The lecture (held in English language) briefly introduces the basic properties of radar systems and the underlying physical principles. It focuses on various aspects important for the design of Radar Systems, e.g. Radar Scattering Matrix and Radar Cross Section (RCS), Polarimetric Radar, bi-/multi-static and passive radar systems, Antenna Arrays and Multi-Channel Radar, and illustrates typical radar system architectures for dedicated applications, e. g. weather radar, automotive radar, maritime radar.

Prerequisites for participation are a relevant bachelor's degree, fundamentals of RF and Microwave components / circuits.