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Technical history of the beginnings of radar

Author: Séan S Swords
Publisher: London, U.K. : P. Peregrinus on behalf of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, ©1986.
Series: History of technology series, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book sets out to explain the basic principles of radar and, where applicable, historical aspects of the evolution of these principles are dealt with. The study, while underlining the significance  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Swords, Séan S.
Technical history of the beginnings of radar.
London, U.K. : P. Peregrinus on behalf of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, ©1986
(OCoLC)605499479
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Séan S Swords
ISBN: 086341043X 9780863410437
OCLC Number: 14413262
Description: xiv, 325 pages : illustrations ; 4 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: Radar etymologyChapter 2: Radar fundamentalsChapter 3: Precursors of radarChapter 4: The debut of radarChapter 5: The British storyChapter 6: Significance of the magnetronChapter 7: ConclusionsAppendix A: Reciprocity principleAppendix B: Retarding field generatorsAppendix C: Super-regenerative receiversAppendix D: Watson-Watt's two memorandaAppendix E: Watson-Watt's memorandum to the CSS AD on the state of RDF research, 9th September 1935Appendix F: Method of deriving height curves for a Chain Home stationAppendix G: Two MapsAppendix H: Report issued by Telecommunications Research Establishment, 1941Appendix I: Table of Japanese Naval RadarsAppendix J: Military characteristics - detector for use against aircraft (heat or radio) (United States Army)Appendix K: Mathematical analysis
Series Title: History of technology series, 6.
Responsibility: S.S. Swords.

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