A Modified expression for determining the wall thickness of monolithic

Sunil, S and Venu, KS and Vaitheeswaran, SM and Raveendranth, U (2001) A Modified expression for determining the wall thickness of monolithic. Microwave and optical technology Letters, 30 (5). pp. 350-352.

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    Abstract

    A comparison of the wall thickness for a monolithic half-wa�e radome at different incidence angles is made by considering the loss tangent of the material used. It is seen that, for large incidence angles and for moderately low-loss radome materials, the computed wall thickness is different from the �alues obtained by neglecting the loss tangent of the material. The abo�e context seems to be important, particularly for �ariable thickness radomes for aerospace applications where the thickness from nose to base �aries with the angle of incidence and angle of polarization so as to achie�e the optimum design of the radome. An expression for computing the wall thickness is gi�en which is �alid for both moderately lossy and �ery low-loss radome materials. �

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Radomes; monolithic; half-wav�e wall
    Subjects: ENGINEERING > Communications and Radar
    Division/Department: Aerospace Electronics and Controls Division, Aerospace Electronics and Controls Division, Aerospace Electronics and Controls Division, Aerospace Electronics and Controls Division
    Depositing User: Ms Indrani V
    Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2012 13:28
    Last Modified: 10 Oct 2012 13:28
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/11070

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