Language switch: Deutsch
| Login
You are here:
Main content:

Radio Navigation and Radar

module number: 1351680


Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Tobias Weber

Study Program

Elektrotechnik, Informationstechnik/Technische Informatik


Summer Semester 3L/1E/1Lab


finished modules: none


oral, 30min

ECTS credits



1 Signals and Systems
  • deterministic signals
  • stochastic signals (noise)
  • systems
  • range estimation
  • pulse compression
  • velocity estimation
  • direction of arrival estimation
2 Radio Navigation
  • time of arrival
  • time difference of arrival
  • angle of arrival
3 Radar
  • continuous wave radar
  • pulse radar
  • ambiguity function
  • radar imaging
4 Target Detection
  • detection theory
  • target detection
  • fluctuating targets
  • integration
5 Tracking, Kalman Filter
  • estimation theory
  • dynamical systems
  • Kalman filter
  • extended Kalman filter


Basics from Statistical Signal Processing
  • S. M. Kay: Fundamentals of Statistical Signal Processing: Estimation Theory. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1993.
  • S. M. Kay: Fundamentals of Statistical Signal Processing: Detection Theory. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall PTR, 1998.
  • R. N. McDonough and A. D. Whalen: Detection of Signals in Noise, 2. ed. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1995.
Radio Navigation
  • S. Sand, A. Dammann, and C. Mensing: Positioning in Wireless Communications Systems. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, 2014.
  • J. Wendel: Integrierte Navigationssysteme. München: Oldenbourg Verlag, 2011.
  • N. Levanon: Radar Principles. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1988.
  • M. A. Richards: Fundamentals of Radar Signal Processing, 2. ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education, 2014.