Course Description
Geometric Optics
(3-3-0) Introduction to the history and physics of
the electromagnetic spectrum with emphasis on the
reflection and refraction on prisms, and single
and compound lens systems. This course will also
introduce principles of physical optics and the
human eye as an optical system such as:
object-image relationships, magnification, simple
lens systems, optical relationships of eye
structures, accommodation and effects of aging,
refractive errors, astigmatism, prisms and
Prentice's Rule.
Required Prerequisite: OPTS-1311
Semester hours:3
Lecture hours:3
Lab hours:0
Petition required:N
Course may be repeated for credit when the topic varies:N
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