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Optical Formulas Tutorial

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ISBN-10: 0750675047

ISBN-13: 9780750675048

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Ellen D. Stoner, Patricia Perkins, Roy Ferguson

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- Wide margins are included for convenient note taking. - Line drawings and photos are included both in the book and on the CD-ROM. - Updated references in each section refer the reader to supplemental sources. - Questions are authored by specialty experts and instructors at accredited U.S. optometry colleges.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 8/25/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 2.354
Language: English

Math Review Signed Numbers
Significance and Precision Rounding
Conversions Sine, Cosine, Tangent Scientific Notation
Theory of Light
Properties of waves
Wave formula
Properties of Rays
Absorption, reflection, refraction
Law of reflection
Laws of refraction
Index of refraction
Snell's law
Critical angle
Apparent Depth
Apparent Thickness
Lateral Displacement
Dispersion and Abb� number
Refraction through a lens
Focal length formula
Diopters Lens surfaces
Lens types
Radius of curvature
Surface power formula
Nominal power formula
The lensmaker's equation
Cylinders, compound lenses
Lens Meridians
Optical cross
Flat transposition
Cross cylinder transposition
Hand neutralization
Prescription notation
Circle of least confusion
Refractive errors
Types of Ametropias
Regular Astigmatisms
With and Against the Rule Astigmatism
Power in oblique meridians
Vertex distance and effective power
Effective power
Compensated power
Back and Front
Vertex Power
Prisms Prism definitions
Dispersion of Light by a Prism Object
Displacement by a Prism
Prism Power
Segment Styles
Surfacing and Finishing
Lens and frame measurements
Boxing System
Datum System
Frame Center
Effective Diameter
Segment Height and Drop Segment
Inset and Total Inset
Minimum blank size
Base curves
Toric Transposition
Refractive Power
Sagittal depth and lens thickness
Prism thickness
Advanced Lens Formulas
Martin's formula for lens tilt
Spectacle Magnification
Angular Magnification
Thompson's formula for obliquely crossed cylinders
Fresnel's equation for reflection
Anti-reflective coatings
Transmission through absorptive lenses
Polarizing filters
Image Formation
Image size and placement: mirrors
Image size and placement: thin lenses
Principal planes
Image size and placement: thick lenses
Nodal points
Diagram of the human eye
Basic Glossary
ANSI Standards: Z80.1-1999
Optical Symbols and Formulas
Trigonometric Tables
Oblique Meridian (sine-squared method) table
Answer Key