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Scattering from rough plates

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Authors
Waddell, John M.
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Jenn, David C.
Date of Issue
1995-09
Date
September 1995
Publisher
Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
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en_US
Abstract
The radar cross section (RCS) of rough rectangular plates was studied using Monte Carlo simulations with the method of moments (MM) and physical optics (PO), and by computing the mean power pattern. For both the MM and PO based simulations a plate in the xy plane is represented by a collection of small triangles. The roughness of the surface is obtained by randomly displacing the z coordinates of the triangle nodes. The main focus of the study was to look at the effects rough surfaces have on the off principal plane regions.
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Thesis
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Electrical Engineering
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63 p.
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This publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
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