Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Combining the Higher Order Method of Moments With Geometric Modeling by NURBS Surfaces

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Haobo Yuan ; Sch. of Electron. Eng., Xidian Univ., Xi''an, China ; Nan Wang ; Changhong Liang

This paper introduces the nonuniform rational B-spline (NURBS) surfaces to improve the geometric modeling of the higher order method of moments (MoM). The electric field integral equation (EFIE) is discretized by the hierarchical higher order basis functions and converted to a matrix equation. Then the elements of the impedance matrix are efficiently evaluated by a new set of formulas. The bistatic radar cross sections (RCS) obtained by this new technique are compared with those obtained by the commonly used higher order MoM. The example of a cylinder and a missile shows excellent accuracy of the NURBS surfaces and that of the resultant RCS. Moreover, this new technique can fully exploit the flexibility of the higher order basis functions when the surface is highly curved, whereas the commonly used higher order MoM can not.

Published in:

Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:57 ,  Issue: 11 )

Date of Publication:

Nov. 2009

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.