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EGR 1211 Introduction to Large Area Surveillance

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the concepts of electro-optical remote sensing of important objects that can appear anywhere in the world without warning for a limited period of time. Some of these objects can also be rapidly moving. Such objects include missiles and aircraft in powered flight, nuclear and conventional explosions, fires and other military activity. Discussion includes the unique object signature and sensor characteristics that make detection of these objects possible while continuously monitoring large areas. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Automation and Control Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: EGR 1202 

Outcomes

  • Describe the purpose of various types of sensors and detection methods.
  • Describe overhead and non-imaging infrared as a tool for ONIR.
  • Identify examples of several ONIR target sources and their characteristics.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2