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N. NARAYANA RAO

PUBLICATIONS



BOOKS:

B1. N. Narayana Rao, "Basic Electromagnetics With Applications," Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1972, 576 pp.

B2. N. Narayana Rao, "Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics," Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1977, 480 pp.

B3. N. Narayana Rao, "Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics," Second Edition, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1987, 593 pp.

B4. N. Narayana Rao, "Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics," Third Edition, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1991, 636 pp.

B5. N. Narayana Rao, "Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics," Fourth Edition, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1994, 721 pp.

B6. N. Narayana Rao, "Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics," Fifth Edition, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, N.J., 2000, 788 pp.

B7. N. Narayana Rao, “Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics,” Sixth Edition, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, N.J., 2004, 831 pp.

B8. N. Narayana Rao, “Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics, Sixth Edition,” Indian Edition, Pearson Education, India, 2006, 831 pp. plus 30 pages on “Why Study Electromagnetics?”

BOOK CHAPTER:

BC1. N. Narayana Rao, “Fundamentals of Engineering Electromagnetics Revisited,” Chapter 1 in “Handbook of Engineering Electromagnetics,” Marcel-Dekker, Inc., 004, 52 pp.

VIDEO TAPES:

V1. N. Narayana Rao, "EE 350: Lines, Fields, and Waves," 43 tapes, each of 50-minute duration, copyrighted by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL., 1983.

SOFTWARE:

S1. N. Narayana Rao, "Software Supplement to Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics, Second Edition," Two 5 1/4 inch, 360 kilobyte, double-sided, double-density diskettes or one 3-1/2 inch, 720 kilobyte, double-sided, double-density diskette for the IBM PC, and 64-page Users Manual, January 1989.

S2. N. Narayana Rao, "Software Supplement to Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics, Third Edition," Two 5 1/4 inch, 360 kilobyte, double-sided, double-density diskettes or one 3-1/2 inch, 720 kilobyte, double-sided, double-density diskette for the IBM PC, and 71-page Users Manual, January 1991. Also included as chapter 2, entitled "Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics," in the NSF/IEEE Center for Computer Applications in Electromagnetics Education (CAEME) Software Book, Vol. 1, Edited by Magdy Iskander, 1991.

S3. N. Narayana Rao, "Software Supplement to Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics, Fourth Edition," One 3 1/2 inch, 720 kilobyte, double-sided, double-density diskette for the IBM PC, and 73-page Users Manual, July 1994.

RESEARCH PAPERS IN JOURNALS AND SELECTED TECHNICAL REPORTS:

P1. Y. V. Somayajulu and N. Narayana Rao, "Galactic Radiation at 30 Mc/s," Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Vol. 17A, pp. 54 - 56, December 1958.

P2. N. Narayana Rao and H. M. Swarm, "Lunar Tidal Variations in the Ionospheric Layers," The Trend in Engineering at the University of Washington, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 15 - 20, April 1960.

P3. A. Ishimaru and N. Narayana Rao, "Geometric Optical Approximation of Near Field of a Rectangular Aperture Backscattered from a Cylinder," Document No. D2-9348, Boeing Airplane Company, Seattle, Washington, February 1961, 62 pp.

P4. N. Narayana Rao, H. M. Swarm and A. E. Harrison, "Experimental Determination of the Absolute Phase Path of Radio Waves Reflected from the Ionosphere at Normal Incidence," Proc. IEEE, Vol, 52, No. 7, p. 858, July 1964.

P5. N. Narayana Rao, H. M. Swarm and A. E. Harrison, "Resolution of Ionospheric Valley Ambiguity in True Height Computation Using Ordinary Wave Observations," Tech. Report No. 93, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, January 1965, 189 pp.

P6. K. C. Yeh and N. Narayana Rao, "Total Ionospheric Electron Content at Houghton, Michigan," Can. J. Phys., Vol. 45, pp. 1959 - 1962, May 1967.

P7. N. Narayana Rao, "Ionospheric Electron Content and Irregularities Deduced from BE-C Satellite Transmissions," J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 72, pp. 2929 - 2942, 1 June 1967.

P8. N. Narayana Rao and C. F. Stubenrauch, "Lunar Tidal Variations in the Equivalent Slab Thickness of the Ionosphere over Hawaii," J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 72, pp. 5547 - 5551, 1 November 1967.

P9. N. Narayana Rao and K. C. Yeh, "Large-Scale Ionospheric Irregularities Deduced from Faraday Rotation Observations at Three Stations," Space Research, Vol. 8, pp. 413 - 419, 1968.

P10. N. Narayana Rao and K. C. Yeh, "Comparison of Faraday and Doppler Methods of Obtaining Ionospheric Electron Content," J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 73, pp. 2447 - 2458, 1 April 1968.

P11. M. Y. Youakim and N. Narayana Rao, " Study of Ionospheric Electron Content from Observations at Different Stations," Tech. Report No. 34, Ionosphere Radio Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, July 1968, 109 pp.

P12. N. Narayana Rao, "Ray-Tracing Investigation of Direction of Arrival Observations of HF Radio Waves," Radio Science (New Series), Vol. 3, pp. 796 - 802, August 1968.

P13. N. Narayana Rao and J. A. Klobuchar, " Comparison of Ionospheric Electron Content Observations at Different Stations," J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 73, pp. 6373 - 6378, 1 October 1968.

P14. N. Narayana Rao, "Synthesis of Oblique Ionograms for a Quasi-linear Ionospheric Model and Spherical Earth-Ionosphere Geometry," IEEE G-AP Trans., Vol. AP-16. p. 771, ,November 1968.

P15. N. Narayana Rao, "Bearing Deviation in HF Transionospheric Propagation, I. Exact Computations for Some Ionospheric Models With No Magnetic Field," Radio Science (New Series), Vol. 3, pp. 1113 - 1118, December 1968.

P16. N. Narayana Rao, "Bearing Deviation in HF Transionospheric Propagation, II. Applications of Exact Computations," Radio Science (New Series), Vol. 3, pp. 1119 - 1123, December 1968.

P17. N. Narayana Rao, "Direction of Arrival of HF Radio Waves Deduced from Ionospheric Electron Content Gradients," IEEE G-AP Trans., Vol. AP-17, pp. 111 - 113, January 1969.

P18. N. Narayana Rao, "Bearing Deviation in HF Transionospheric Propagation, III. Ray Tracing Investigation of the Magnetoionic Effect," Radio Science (New Series), Vol. 4, pp. 153 - 161, February 1969.

P19. N. Narayana Rao, G. F. Lyon, and J. A. Klobuchar, "Acoustic Waves in the Ionosphere," J. Atmosph. Terrest. Phys., Vol. 31, pp. 539 - 545, April 1969.

P20. N. Narayana Rao, K. C. Yeh, and M. Y. Youakim, "Ionospheric Electron Content at Temperate Latitudes During the Increasing Phase of the Solar Cycle," Aust. Jour. Phys., Vol. 23, pp. 37 - 43, February 1970.

P21. N. Narayana Rao and L. T. Hamrick, "Simulation and Analysis of Faraday Rotation of Beacon Satellite Signals in the Presence of Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances," Radio Science, Vol. 5, pp. 907 - 912, June 1970.

P22. N. Narayana Rao, M. Y. Youakim, and K. C. Yeh, "Feasibility Study of Correcting for the Excess Time-Delay of Transionospheric Navigational Ranging Signals," Tech. Report No. 43, Ionosphere Radio Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, July 1971, 208 pp.

P23. R. E. DuBroff and N. Narayana Rao, "Determination of Exospheric Electron Content from Group Delay and Faraday Rotation Observations of Geostationary Satellite Signals," Proceedings of the Symposium on the Future Applications of Satellite Beacon Measurements, Graz, Austria, pp. 73 - 78, 29 May - 2 June 1972.

P24. N. Narayana Rao, M. Y. Youakim, and K. C. Yeh, "Application of Electron Content Observations in Navigational Ranging," Proceedings of the Symposium on the Future Applications of Satellite Beacon Measurements, Graz, Austria, pp. 297 - 302, 29 May - 2 June 1972.

P25. F. O. Fahlsing, A. D. Bailey, and N. Narayana Rao, "An Investigation of HF Auroral Backscatter Over a Bistatic Path," RRL Publication No. 405, Contract N00014-67-A-0305-0002, Radiolocation Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, June 1972, 140 pp.

P26. B. J. Flaherty and N. Narayana Rao, "Atlas of Electron Content Values Observed at Urbana, Illinois, for the Period December 1, 1967 through December 30, 1970," Tech. Report No. 47, Ionosphere Radio Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, July 1972, 181 pp.

P27. R. I. Beckwith, A. D. Bailey, and N. Narayana Rao, "An Investigation of Directional Propagation Effects in High-Frequency Radio Source Location," RRL Publication No. 409, Contract N00014-67-A-0305-0002, Radiolocation Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, September 1972, 251 pp.

P28. N. Narayana Rao, "Exact Ray-Calculation Analysis of Oblique Ionograms," RRL Publication No. 415, Contract N00014-67-A-0305-0002, Radiolocation Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, September 1972, 44 pp.

P29. N. Narayana Rao, "Synthesis of Three-Dimensional Ionograms," Radio Science, Vol. 8, pp. 449-451, May 1973.

P30. N. Narayana Rao, "A Note on the Analysis of Oblique Ionograms," J. Atmosph. Terrest. Phys., Vol. 35, pp. 1561-1563, August 1973.

P31. R. I. Beckwith and N. Narayana Rao, "A Preliminary Computer Program for Automatic Position Estimate Correction," RRL Publication No. 440, Contract N00014-67-A-0305-0002, Radiolocation Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, October 1973, 145 pp.

P32. R. I. Beckwith, A. D. Bailey, and N. Narayana Rao, "Application of Ionospheric Predictions to HF Propagation in Three Dimensions," Radio Science, Vol. 9, pp. 379-385, March 1974.

P33. E. W. Ernst, J. D. Dyson, and N. Narayana Rao, "HF/DF Techniques Investigation," Third Quarterly and Final Reports, RRL Publications Nos. 444 and 447, Contract DAAB07-73-C-0125, Radio Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, December 1973 and May 1974; 84 and 94 pp.

P34. N. Narayana Rao and R. I. Beckwith, "Prediction of Azimuthal Angle of Arrival of HF Waves During the Sunrise Period," Radio Science, Vol. 9, pp. 617-620, June 1974.

P35. K. S. Tse and N. Narayana Rao, "Computer Simulation of Radio Source Location through the Use of Real-Time Ionospheric Observations," RRL Publication No. 448, Contract N00014-67-A-0305-0002, Radio Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, July 1974, 91 pp.

P36. N. Narayana Rao, "Ray Tracing from an Ionogram," Indian Journal of Radio and Space Physics, Vol. 3, pp. 203-206, September 1974.

P37. N. Narayana Rao, "Inversion of Sweep-Frequency Sky-Wave Backscatter Leading Edge for Quasiparabolic Ionospheric Layer Parameters," Radio Science, Vol. 9, pp. 845-847, October 1974.

P38. N. Narayana Rao, R. I. Beckwith, and E. W. Ernst, "Prediction of Differential Time Delay Errors in HF Hyperbolic Position-Fixing Systems," IEEE Trans. Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. AES-10, pp. 765-769, November 1974.

P39. N. Narayana Rao, "On the Synthesis of Oblique Ray-Path Parameters for a Quasiparabolic Layer," IEEE G-AP Trans., Vol. AP-23, pp. 144-145, January 1975.

P40. N. Narayana Rao and R. I. Beckwith, "Reduction of Positional Estimate Errors in HF Hyperbolic Position-Fixing Systems," IEEE Trans. Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. AES-11, pp. 113-114, January 1975.

P41. R. I. Beckwith and N. Narayana Rao, "Real Time Updating of Maximum Usable Frequency Predictions for HF Radio Communication," IEEE Trans. Communications, Vol. COM-23, pp. 286-288, February 1975.

P42. N. Narayana Rao, "A Large-Scale Traveling Ionospheric Disturbance of Polar Origin," Planetary and Space Science, Vol. 23, PP. 381-384, February 1975.

P43. N. Narayana Rao, "Analysis of Discrete Oblique Ionogram Traces in Sweep-Frequency Sky-Wave High Resolution Backscatter," Radio Science, Vol. 10, pp. 149-153, February 1975.

P44. N. Narayana Rao and K. E. Hoover, "Derivation of Ionospheric Layer Parameters from Elevation Angles of Arrival of HF Radio Waves," J. Atmosph. Terrest. Phys., Vol 37, pp. 1167-1169, August 1975.

P45. E. W. Ernst, J. D. Dyson, and N. Narayana Rao, "HF/DF Techniques Investigation," First, Second, and Third Quarterly, and Final Reports, RRL Publications Nos. 452, 456, 462, and 468, Contract DAAB07-74-C-0540, Radio Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, November 1974, March, July, and November 1975; 182, 32, 175, and 98 pp.

P46. C. S. Gardner and N. Narayana Rao, "The Effects of Random Path Fluctuations on the Accuracy of Laser Ranging Systems," RRL Publication No. 469, Radio Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, December 1975, 52 pp.

P47. D. L. Zanter, C. S. Gardner, and N. Narayana Rao, "The Effects of Atmospheric Refraction on the Accuracy of Laser Ranging Systems," RRL Publication No. 471, Radio Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, January 1976, 145 pp.

P48. N. Narayana Rao, K. C. Yeh, M. Y. Youakim, K. E. Hoover, P. Parhami, and R. E. DuBroff, "Techniques of Determining Ionospheric Structure from Oblique Radio Propagation Measurements," Tech. Report No. 59, Ionosphere Radio Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, December 1976, 279 pp.

P49. R. E. DuBroff, N. Narayana Rao and K. C. Yeh, Backscatter Ionogram Inversion by Ray Tracing Methods," Tech. Report No. 62, Ionosphere Radio Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, April 1978, 106 pp.

P50. P. L. Bogler and N. Narayana Rao, "Ray Calculation Analysis of High Frequency Target-of-Opportunity Data," RRL Publication No. 486, Contract DAAB-07-76-C-1938, Radio Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, April 1979, 70 pp.

P51. R. E. DuBroff, N. Narayana Rao, and K. C. Yeh, "Methods of Determining Ionospheric Structure from Oblique Sounding Data," Paper No. 13, AGARD Conference Preprint No. 263, Special Topics in HF Propagation, Lisbon, Portugal, 28 May - 1 June 1979, 15 pp.

P52. R. E. DuBroff, N. Narayana Rao, and K. C. Yeh, "Backscatter Inversion in Spherically Asymmetric Ionosphere," Radio Science, Vol. 14, pp. 837-841, September - October 1979.

P53. N. Narayana Rao, "Ionospheric Irregularities in HF Radio Source Location," Tech. Report, D. O. 1684, TCN-80-304, Battelle Columbus Laboratories, Research Triangle Park, NC, January 1981, 63 pp.

CURRICULUM- INSTRUCTION- AND EDUCATION- RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

C1. N. Narayana Rao. "Development of Microcomputer Programs for Graphic Displays of Electromagnetic Concepts and Phenomena," Report of Work Completed Under an Undergraduate Instructional Award, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, January 1983, 116 pp.

C2. N. Narayana Rao, "Report on the Preliminary Visit to Jurusan Elektro, Fakultas Teknik, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia," MUCIA-Indonesia World Bank IX Education Project, Jakarta, Indonesia, 27 March 1985, 21 pp.

C3. N. Narayana Rao, "A New Curriculum, Modern Laboratory Facilities, Staff Development, and Evaluation of Student Performance for Jurusan Elektro, Fakultas Teknik, Universitas Indonesia, Final Report of Activities, August 1985 - July 1986," MUCIA-Indonesia World Bank IX Education Project, Jakarta, Indonesia, 25 July 1986, 204 pp.

C4. N. Narayana Rao, "PC-Assisted Instruction of Numerical Techniques in Introductory Electromagnetics," Report of Work Completed Under an Undergraduate Instructional Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, February 1989, 39 pp.

C5. N. Narayana Rao, "The University of Illinois Curriculum vis-a-vis Technical Depth Versus Breadth of Education," Report on the Workshop on Undergraduate Study in Electrical Engineering Sponsored by the National Engineering Consortium, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, December 7-9, 1989, pp. 45-61.

C6. N. Narayana Rao, "PC-Assisted Instruction of Introductory Electromagnetics," IEEE Trans. Education, Vol. E-33, pp. 51-59, February 1990.

C7. N. Narayana Rao, “ECE Illinois Implements Its ABET EC2K Model with Successful Outcome,” Paper prepared and distributed at ECE Department Heads Association Annual Meeting, Stuart, Florida, March 2002, 8 pp.

C8. N. Narayana Rao, “Is It Time for the Motherland and States in the Motherland to Rethink the System of Technical Education?,” IEEE Technical Review, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 21-28, January – February 2005.