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Worked Problems in Optics

£22.00

(2nd edition)

A H Tunnacliffe BA PhD Dip Maths DCLP FCOptom

Published by the Association of British Dispensing Opticians

158 text pages, over 100 figures

The companion text to Optics for optometry and ophthalmic dispensing students. Mathematically based problems fully worked and explained. Numerous narrative style answers including definitions and examination-type questions.

Contents:

  • The propagation of light
  • Refraction and reflection: general problems
  • Reflection: Plane surfaces
  • Refraction at plane surfaces
  • Curvature and refraction at a curved surface
  • Thin lenses
  • Reflection at spherical surfaces
  • Astigmatic surfaces and thin lenses
  • Systems of two or more surfaces or thin lenses
  • Optical systems
  • Photometry
  • The wave nature of light
  • Dispersion
  • Interference
  • Diffraction
  • Polarisation

Essential reading for the following ABDO College courses:

  • Fellowship Dispensing Diploma
  • Foundation Degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing