Radar and ARPA Manual
Radar, AIS and Target Tracking for Marine Radar Users
- Alan Bole, Radar/ARPA nautical consultant and former Principal Lecturer in Navigation Systems at Liverpool John Moores University, UK
- Alan Wall, Subject Head of Maritime & Logistics at Liverpool John Moores University and Co-Director of LOOM (the LJMU marine research institute), UK.
- Andy Norris, Technical Committee Chair, Royal Institute of Navigation and Special Professor of Navigation Technology, University of Nottingham, UK
Radar and ARPA Manual provides essential information for professional mariners, including those on training courses for electronic navigation systems and professional certificates internationally. Reference is made throughout to IMO (International Maritime Organization) Performance Standards, the role of radar in navigation and in collision avoidance, and to international professional and amateur marine operations qualifications.
Professional mariners, port, ship & boat managers ashore, leisure industry users, boat & shipbuilders, yacht skippers, naval architects, ship equipment specifiers, maritime lawyers, port & harbour authorities, marine equipment manufacturers, and command level marine students studying for deck and navigation qualifications.
- Published: December 2013
- Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
- ISBN: 978-0-08-097752-2
"...There is no doubt in my mind that this book has had more influence on radar specification and operational practice than any other." -
Table of Contents
1. Basic Radar Principles
2. The Radar System - Operational Principles
3. Target Detection
4. Automatic Target Tracking, Specified Facilities
5. ARPA and ATA - Additional Facilities
6. The Radar System - Operational Controls
7. Radar Plotting Including Collision Avoidance
8. Navigation Techniques Using Radar and ARPA/ATA
9. ARPA and ATA - Accuracy and Errors
10. Ancillary Equipment
11. Extracts from Official Publications