The Geometrical Optics Workbook

By

  • David Loshin, OD, PhD, Dean and Professor of Optometry, College of Optometry, Nova Southeastern University, St. Lauderdale, Fl

This workbook is designed to supplement optics textbooks and covers all the traditional topics of geometrical optics. Terms, equations, definitions, and concepts are discussed briefly and explained through a series of problems that are worked out in a step-by-step manner which simplifies the problem-solving process. Additional practice problems are provided at the end of each chapter.
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Book information

  • Published: May 1991
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-9052-2


Table of Contents

Introduction to Geometrical Optics; Laws of Reflection and Refraction; Prisms; Curved Refracting Surfaces; Thin Lenses; Cylindrical and Spherocyclindrical Lenses; Thick Lenses and Multiple Lens Systems; Reflection at Plane and Curved Surfaces; Ray Tracing; Summary for Quick Reference