ECTS - Electronic Warfare Systems

Electronic Warfare Systems (EE542) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Electronic Warfare Systems EE542 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
EE 301 or equivalent
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Team/Group.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Ali Kara
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to provide different principles and techniques in Electroni Warfare Systems.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • describe electronic warfare(EW) system and its components
  • describe various sensor types and their principles of operation
  • elektronik teşhis, tespit ve istihbarat sistemlerinin çalışmasını açıklayabilir
  • elektronik karşı tedbir teknikleri ve sistemlerinin çalışmasını açıklayabilir
  • conduct research, and make a presentation on topics related to electronic warfare and its applications
Course Content Electronic warfare components, operation of radar and infrared sensors, main weapon systems, electronic intercept systems and electronic countermeasures, electronic counter-countermeasures, new technologies and trends in electronic warfare systems.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introducing the course and Electronic Warfare(EW) Componnents Ders notlarına çalışınız
2 Electronic warfare (EW) components and structures, its use by armed forces-1 Ders notlarına çalışınız
3 Electronic warfare (EW) components and structures, its use by armed forces-2 Ders notlarına çalışınız
4 Sensors and their operation principles-1 Ders notlarına çalışınız
5 Sensors and their operation principles-2 Ders notlarına çalışınız
6 Sensors and their operation principles-3 Ders notlarına çalışınız
7 Electronic Intelligence and Intercept Systems-1 See the lecture notes
8 Electronic Intelligence and Intercept Systems-2
9 Midterm Examination Ders notlarını tekrar ediniz
10 Electronic countermeasures techniques and systems-1 See the lecture notes
11 Electronic countermeasures techniques and systems-2 See the lecture notes
12 Electronic counter-countermeasures techniques and systems Ders notlarına çalışınız
13 Discussions: current and future technologies in radar and electronic warfare complete the assignment
14 Project presentations and discussions Complete the project assignment
15 Review of topics See the lecture notes
16 Final examination period See the lecture notes


Course Book 1. Neri, F., Introduction to Electronic Defense Systems, Artech House, 2001.
2. Skolnik,M.I., Introduction to Radar Systems , McGraw Hill, 2000.
Other Sources 3. Articles from various journals and magazines

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 5 10
Homework Assignments 5 10
Presentation - -
Project 8 30
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 20 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to apply knowledge on Mathematics, Science and Engineering to advanced systems.
2 Implementing long-term research and development studies in major areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
3 Ability to use modern engineering tools, techniques and facilities in design and other engineering applications.
4 Graduating researchers active on innovation and entrepreneurship.
5 Ability to report and present research results effectively.
6 Increasing the performance on accessing information resources and on following recent developments in science and technology.
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
8 Increasing the performance on effective communications in both Turkish and English.
9 Increasing the performance on project management.
10 Ability to work successfully at project teams in interdisciplinary fields.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 8 3 24
Homework Assignments 5 5 25
Quizzes/Studio Critics 5 3 15
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 6 6
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 7 7
Total Workload 125