Blip Ping and Buzz Making Sense of Radar and Sonar PDF


  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • Blip Ping and Buzz Making Sense of Radar and Sonar
  • Mark Denny
  • English
  • 05 April 2015
  • 9780801886652

1 thoughts on “Blip Ping and Buzz Making Sense of Radar and Sonar

  1. Ariel Burbaickij Ariel Burbaickij says:

    surprisingly uneven book with some bungled explanations and shying too much away from mathematics on occasions I am surprised Paul Nahin endorsed it


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Blip Ping and Buzz Making Sense of Radar and Sonar Have you ever wondered how stealth planes achieve invisibility how sunken ships are found or how fishermen track schools of fish in vast expanses of ocean Radar and sonar echolocation—a simple matter of sending receiving and processing signalsWeaving history with simple science Mark Denny deftly reveals the world of radar and sonar to the curious reader technology buff and expert alike He begins with an early history of the Chain Home radar system used during World War II and then provides accessible and engaging explanations of the physics that make signal processing possible Basic diagrams and formulas show how electromagnetic and sound waves are transmitted received and converted into images allowing you to literally see in the darkA section on bioacoustic echolocation with a focus on the superior sonar systems of bats and whales and a discussion of the advanced technology of next generation airborne signal processors opens the imagination to fascinating possibilities for the future


About the Author: Mark Denny

Started writing in 2005 after 20 years working for a livingIn fact writing is work of course but I mean that I like it a lot than the 9 to 5 grind of my office job research engineer for a multinational aerospace corporation Ingenium was my first book and I guess it shows but I still have a great fondness for it I was approached out of the blue by the editor of Johns Hopkins U