Geometrical Optics in Engineering Physics
Alpha Science Int'l Ltd., 2005 - Science - 355 pages
This monograph provides concise and clear coverage of modern ray theory without the need of complicated mathematics. Comprehensive coverage is given to wave problems in engineering physics, considering rays and caustics as physical objects.
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Preface and Acknowledgements
The Scalar Wave Fields
Applications of the Ray Methods
Axially Symmetric Problem
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