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Closed Form Evaluation of Element Coupling Coefficients in Conformal Arrays on General Quadric Cylinders

Jha, RM and Bokhari, SA and Sudhakar, V and Mahapatra, PR (1989) Closed Form Evaluation of Element Coupling Coefficients in Conformal Arrays on General Quadric Cylinders. In: Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, 1989. AP-S. Digest, 26-30 June, San Jose,CA, Vol.2, 1004-1007.

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Abstract

Quadric cylinders (QUACYLs) form a n important class of canonical shapes in aerospace engineering from the surface modeling point of view. In designing and analyzing conformal antenna arrays over aerospace bodies, a knowledge of the mutual coupling between individual elements is necessary. In this paper, a closed form Geodesic Constant Method (GCM) is developed t o model the ray-geometric aspects of conformal arrays on QUACYLs. The formulation incorporates a shaping parameter, permitting modeling of surfaces of different sharpness. Mutual coupling results for the general parabolic cylinder are presented to illustrate the application of the formulation.

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Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Aerospace Engineering (Formerly, Aeronautical Engineering)
Date Deposited: 29 May 2006
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:27
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/7008

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