TRADE NEWS: Agilent Technologies Announces Availability of Courseware on
Radar Operating Principles and Systems
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- October 1, 2013
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced the availability of Radar
Principles and Systems courseware from DreamCatcher, for educators at
universities and technical training centers. The courseware provides students
instant access to high-quality professional instruction and hands-on
experience for the latest radar systems and operating principles.
The ME1500 courseware combines Agilent test equipment and SystemVue advanced
simulation software with DreamCatcher’s radar theory and RF demonstration
hardware. Together these solutions enable immersive, high-impact student
engagement with radar systems.
The ME1500 courseware serves as a ready-to-teach package on radar systems and
analysis, including continuous wave, Doppler, frequency-modulated continuous
wave, pulsed and imaging radar. It consists of teaching slides, training kits,
lab sheets and problem-based assignments. In addition to its 45 hours of
teaching material and 24 hours of labs, the courseware provides students
access to SystemVue radar system simulation and radar signal analysis through
the Agilent EEsof EDA University Educational Support Program.
“The use of SystemVue allows students to easily explore algorithmic and
architectural reference designs and verify radar performance under various
signal conditions,” said professor V.C. Koo, technical reviewer and radar
specialist from Multimedia University in Malaysia. “Combining DreamCatcher
courseware with student access to Agilent electronic design automation
software results in a powerful teaching tool for multiple engineering
“Agilent’s teaching solutions with DreamCatcher provide ready-to-use
courseware that benefits both faculty and students,” said Sadaf Siddiqui,
education program manager for Agilent’s Electronic Measurement Group.
“Agilent’s new radar teaching solution is yet another addition to our RF and
microwave lab solutions, which cover the fundamentals of radar design, signal
processing and analysis. Using it, students are now able to work on
industry-standard software and hardware test tools.”
Other key features of the Radar Principles and Systems coursework include:
*A hardware kit that allows students to gain knowledge of various working
principles and techniques used in today’s radar systems.
*The ability to test and analyze radar signals from common sources such as
*Labs that enable students to perform various types of radar-signal
measurements and provide access to SystemVue software.
*Examples of radar system design that allow students to further develop and
test various types of modern radar systems.
More information on the ME1500 Radar Principles and Systems courseware is
available at www.agilent.com/find/TeachRadar.com. Information on all of
Agilent’s teaching solutions is available at
About Agilent SystemVue Radar System Simulation and Signal Analysis
SystemVue Comms Architect (W1461), combined with the SystemVue Radar Model
Library (W1905) and its example workspaces, provides algorithmic and
architectural reference designs to verify radar performance under different
signal conditions. It offers approximately 70 highly parameterized simulation
blocks and over 50 higher-level reference designs to create working
radar-system scenarios. Reference designs include radar processing blocks and
environmental effects such as clutter, targets and even hardware measurements.
The W1905 library can be applied to a wide range of radar technologies, making
it a useful algorithmic reference in most radar applications, both commercial
Agilent EEsof EDA University Education Support Program
The Agilent EEsof EDA University Educational Support Program offers full
versions of Agilent EEsof software to qualified academic institutions for
instructional use. This software, the same as used in industry, creates a full
RF-EDA experience to help students develop skills that will serve them
throughout their careers. More information on Agilent’s education support and
student license programs is available at
About Agilent EEsof EDA Software
Agilent EEsof EDA is the leading supplier of electronic design automation
software for microwave, RF, high-frequency, high-speed digital, RF system,
electronic system level, circuit, 3-D electromagnetic, physical design and
device-modeling applications. More information is available at
About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world’s premier measurement company
and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics,
electronics and communications. The company’s 20,500 employees serve customers
in more than 100 countries. Agilent had revenues of $6.9 billion in fiscal
2012. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.
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