RS 807

Course Name: 

Microwave Remote Sensing

Programme: 

M.Tech(RS&GIS)

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

3(3-0-0)

Content: 

  • Electromagnetics:Fundamental background information.,
  • Electric and magnetic fields, waves,and dielectrics,Coordinate systems, and the divergence and Stokes' theorems.,
  • Faraday's law and the Maxwell-Ampere law., Maxwell's equations, time-harmonic form, Plane wave propagation, general relationship between E and H.,
  • Polarization, propagation in a lossy medium, propagation of electromagnetic power.
  • Characteristics of antenna patterns.
  • Radiometry: Passive microwave remote sensing, Polarized radiation, coherence, radiometry vs. radar. Fundamental radiometric units, source of brightness, and the Planck law.
  • Irradiance, and absorptivity, emissivity,reflectivity, transmissivity. adiative transfer, simple examples, and atmospheric structure and composition.

References: 

Ulaby, F. T., R. K. Moore, and A.K. Fung, Microwave Remote Sensing: Active and Passive, Vol. I
Microwave Remote Sensing Fundamentals and Radiometry, Addison-Wesley, Advanced Book Program, Reading, Massachusetts, 1981, 456 pages.
Ulaby, F. T., R. K. Moore, and A.K. Fung, Microwave Remote Sensing: Active and Passive, Vol. II
Radar Remote Sensing and Surface Scattering and Emission Theory, Addison-Wesley, Advanced Book Program, Reading, Massachusetts, 1982, 609 pages.

Department: 

Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics
 

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Mahesha A., Professor and Head

Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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