1964.Radar System Engineering.Ridenour.MIT

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1964.Radar System Engineering.Ridenour.MIT

Description : RADAR SYSTEM ENGINEERING EDITED BY LOUIS N. RIDENOUR PUBLISHED & DISTRIBUTED BY BOSTON TECHNICAL PUBLISHERS, INC. 5 BRYANT ROAD, LEXINGTON, MASSACHUSETTS 02173, U.S.A. DESCRIPTION: Hard Cover. Very Good/ No Dust Cover. 1964. 5 5/8 X 8 1/4". [vi], vii-xviii, 748 pages. Cover of gray cloth with silver title on spine. Edges and corners lightly rubbed. Binding and hinges are very good. No writing or bookplate. Interior is very good or better. Many illustrations throughout. Dr. Louis N. Ridenour was a physicist instrumental in U.S. development of radar, Vice President of Lockheed, and an advisor to President Eisenhower.

During World War II, Ridenour worked at the MIT Radiation Laboratory .

Co-leader with Ivan A. Getting of the group that developed the SCR-584 .

First chief scientist of the Air Force [1 ]

Served on the Scientific Advisory Committee for Ballistic Research Laboratories, Aberdeen Proving Ground ,[ 2]

Chairman of the National Security Agency Scientific Advisory Board Panel on Electronics and Data Processing from its inception 27 January 1959 until his death in May.

Theodore von Karman Award, by the Air Force Association , 1960 [3 ]

In 1941 he became the assistant director of the Massachusetts Institute
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