Optical Principles and Technology for Engineers

Optical Principles and Technology for Engineers

by James Stewart, Stewart Stewart
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824797051

ISBN-13: 9780824797058

Pub. Date: 04/23/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824797058
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/23/1996
Series:
Mechanical Engineering Series, #104
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.75(d)

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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