Convert target elevation angle to height
Determine the target height in meters given an elevation angle of
0.5 degrees, sensor height of
10 m, and range of
300 km. Convert the range to meters.
el = 0.5; anht = 10; R = 300e3; tgtht = el2height(el,anht,R)
tgtht = 7.9325e+03
el— Elevation angle
Elevation angle to target, specified as a scalar or M-length vector. Units are in degrees.
anht— Sensor height
Sensor height, specified as a scalar or M-length vector. Units are in meters.
Range between target and sensor, specified as a scalar or M-length vector. Units are in meters.
model— Earth model
Earth model used to compute target height, specified as
'Flat'. By default, the
assumes a curved Earth model.
re— Effective Earth radius
Effective Earth radius, specified as a positive scalar. By default,
re is 4/3 of the Earth radius. Units are in meters. The function
ignores this input when
model is set to
tgtht— Target height
Target height, returned as a scalar or M-length vector. Units are in meters.
 Barton, David K. Radar Equations for Modern Radar. Artech House Radar Series. Norwood, Mass: Artech House, 2013.