| Clark T. Benson - Mathematics - 1993 - 262 pages
...refraction for air is very close to 1 so the ratio ca/cw is very close to 1.33. Law of Refraction. The ratio **of the sine of the angle of incidence to the sine of the angle of** refraction is a constant. In our derivation, there was no dependence on direction, so our result would... | |
| Roger Muncaster - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1993 - 953 pages
...are all in the same plane (Fig. 18.1). (ii) At the boundary between any two given materials, the rado **of the sine of the angle of incidence to the sine of the angle of** refraction is constant for rays of any particular wavelength (Fig. 18.1). This is known as Snell's... | |
| Edward E. Daub - Foreign Language Study - 1995 - 207 pages
...Reflection, Refraction and Diffraction of Light As is clear from the law of refraction of light, the ratio **of the sine of the angle of incidence to the sine of the angle of** refraction is a constant that is determined by the substances and the wavelength of light. Thus, if... | |
| F. McLennan, Bruce R. Kowalski, B.D. Kowalski - Science - 1995 - 378 pages
...opposite sides of the normal at the point of incidence and all three are in the same plane. (2) The ratio **of the sine of the angle of incidence to the sine of the angle of** refraction is a constant (Snell's Law). These laws can be extended to the refraction of light between... | |
| V. P. Bhatnagar - 1996 - 292 pages
...the surface at the point of incidence all lie in one plane. (2) For any two given media, the ratio **of the sine of the angle of incidence to the sine of the angle of** refraction is a constant for a particular colour and it does not depend on the angle of incidence or... | |
| Jane Azevedo - Social Science - 1997 - 322 pages
...light is incident at the surface which separates two media, it is bent in such a way that the ratio **of the sine of the angle of incidence to the sine of the angle of** refraction is always a constant quantity for those two media."57 But let us imagine what we might have... | |
| Hrishikesh Baruah - 1997 - 150 pages
...chemical components used in this purpose. Refractive Index: Refractive Index can be defined as a ratio **of the sine of the angle of incidence to the sine of the angle of** deflection with respect to the normal to the surface. This property is of immense usefulness in petroleum... | |
| John James Roche, ROCHE - Mathematics - 1998 - 330 pages
...first to represent the refractive index by a single symbol n which stands for the quotient of the ratio **of the sine of the angle of incidence to the sine of the angle of** refraction. Biot calls n the 'ratio of refraction'. Hugyens' original term, the 'index of refraction'... | |
| Henry J. Cowan, Peter R. Smith, José Carlos Damski - Architecture - 1998 - 263 pages
...when a ray of light passes from one medium to another with a different density or impedance. The ratio **of the sine of the angle of incidence to the sine of the angle of** refraction is the refractive index. See also REFLECTION. refractory brick A brick made from a REFRACTORY... | |
| Thomas Rossing, Christopher J Chiaverina - Science - 1999 - 442 pages
...block at the center. 3. Use a calculator to find the ratio of angles 6j/6r. Also calculate the ratios **of the sine of the angle of incidence to the sine of the angle of** refraction by entering each value and then pressing the [SIN] key on your calculator. Lucite or Glass... | |
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