U.S. ARMY MISSILE AND MUNITIONS
CENTER AND SCHOOL
AIPD SUBCOURSE NUMBER MM0474
(13 Credit Hours)
Considerable information regarding power has been published over the years,
some of which discusses the subject in great detail.
The purpose of this
subcourse is to present a composite reference of techniques, instruments and
standards used in the measuring of microwave power.
This subcourse is not designed to make you an expert. However, if you have
had experience with power measurements, then this subcourse will be more
This subcourse is not intended as instruction in basic electronics. For
example, when discussing a RF Detection Bridge or an oscillator amplifier, it
will be assumed the student knows how a RF Detection Bridge or an oscillator
The subcourse is technically written only to the depth
necessary to tie the circuit to the overall operation of the instrument.
Unusual circuits will be explained in greater detail.
When the equipment is
covered in other correspondence subcourses, only the subcourse number will be
This subcourse consists of five lessons and an examination organized as
Introduction to Power Measurements
Power Measurement Equipment - Part I
Power Measurement Equipment - Part II
Power Measurement Equipment - Part III
Power Measurement Techniques