Module 10: Mirrors and Lenses

Syllabus List of Modules Schedule Laboratories

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Web Material: Geometric Optics

bulletObjectives:
bulletIn this module, students will review the ray approximation and the laws of reflection and refraction.
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapter 25
bulletCD and Workbook, Modules 14.1-14.5
bulletAssignment:
bulletAssignment 20

 
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Web Material: Images Formed by Mirrors

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module, students will be able to use the mirror equation to predict the position and magnification of real and virtual images formed by flat, concave, and convex mirrors.  Students will be able to draw ray diagrams.
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapter 26
bulletAssignment:
bulletAssignment 21

 

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Web Material: Images Formed by Lenses

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module students will be able to use the lens equation to predict the position and magnification of real and virtual images formed by thin concave and convex lenses.  Students will be able to draw ray diagrams.  Students will be familiar with the basic design of some optical instruments.
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapter 26
bulletCD and Workbook, Modules 14.6-14.8
bulletAssignment:
bulletAssignment 22

 

bulletTest 3
bulletStudy Guide

 

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