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Optical Principles and Technology for Engineers

1st Edition

By James Stewart

CRC Press

360 pages

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Hardback: 9780824797058
pub: 1996-04-23
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Description

Discussing the principles of physical and geometrical optics from an engineering point of view, this book explains current optical technology and the applications of optical methods in a wide variety of fields, from astronomy and agriculture to medicine and semiconductors. It offers guidance in the selection of optical components for the construction of bread-board models using commercially available, standard components, and provides immediately useful equations without unnecessary mathematical derivations.

Table of Contents

Physical optics; geometric optics; lenses; mirrors; prisms; diffraction gratings; light guides; filters; radiation sources; radiation detectors; optical systems; experimental optics; optics in industry and technology; optical design; appendix A - suppliers of optical components; appendix B - refractive indices of optical materials.

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Mechanical Engineering

A Series of Textbooks and Reference Books

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI053000
SCIENCE / Optics