Physical and Geometric Optics   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]

OPT 1110 - Physical and Geometric Optics

This course gives the basics of the properties of light. The principles of geometric optics are given, discussing refraction and reflection. Optical properties of prisms, lenses and mirrors are presented. Physical optics dealing with the wave nature of light are given. Discussion of human refractive errors and the lenses used to correct are also discussed.
Prerequisites: OPT 1330 and OPT 2090.
Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3.