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The origin of radar

Author: Robert Morris Page
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Books, 1962.
Series: Science study series, S26.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Page, Robert Morris, 1903-1992.
Origin of radar.
Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Books, 1962
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Morris Page
OCLC Number: 569519
Notes: "An epic of modern technology"--Cover.
Illustrations: Kenneth Crook; Cover design: Asdur Takakjian.
Description: 196 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: 1. The Discovery of Radar --
How Radar Works --
The "Beat" Method of Detection --
Aircraft Detection --
2. The Radar Idea --
Developing Pulse Radar --
Ideas Basic to Radar --
Technical Advances --
3. Illumination of the Target --
Radio Waves --
The Radar Beam --
Pulse Operation --
The Vacuum Tube --
The Multivibrator --
4. Reception of Radar Echoes --
Amplification --
Gain and Stability --
Increasing the Effective Range --
Synchronizing System --
5. RC Circuit Magic --
Circuit Components --
Current Flow --
The Multivibrator in Operation --
6. The Radar Duplexer --
The Purpose of a Duplexer --
Resistance Inversion --
The First Duplexer --
7. Radar for Ships --
The Cathode Ray "pencil" --
The Range-Changing Push Button --
9. Special Indicators --
Measuring the Angle of Bearing --
The Plan Position Indicator --
Measuring Range --
Automatic Tracking --
Interrogation, Friend or Foe --
10. Exploits of Radar --
Other Shipboard Uses --
Airborne Radar --
Ground-Based Radar --
Radar in Industry --
Radar in Science.
Series Title: Science study series, S26.
Responsibility: by Robert Morris Page.
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