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" It may also be defined as the sine of the angle of incidence divided by the sine of the angle of refraction, as light passes from air into the substance. "
A Treatise on Optics - Page 22
by David Brewster, Alexander Dallas Bache - 1833 - 95 pages
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Elementary Optics and Applications to Fire Control Instruments: May, 1921

United States. Army. Ordnance Department - 1922 - 120 pages
...equal. The law of refraction. — The angles of incidence and refraction lie in the same plane, and the sine of the angle of incidence divided by the sine of the angle of refraction is equal to a constant n characteristic of the two media and termed the index of refraction of the...
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Elementary Optics and Applications to Fire Control Instruments

United States. Army. Ordnance Department - 1924 - 144 pages
...equal. The law of refraction. — The angles of incidence and refraction lie in the same plane, and the sine of the angle of incidence divided by the sine of the angle of refraction is equal to a constant n characteristic of the two media and termed the index of refraction of the...
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The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts ..., Volume 12

Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines - 1911 - 902 pages
...the law of reflection the angle of reflection is equal to the angle of incidence, and for refraction, the sine of the angle of incidence divided by the sine of the angle of refraction is equal to the velocity of propagation of the waves in the first medium divided by the velocity in...
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A DOD Glossary of Mapping, Charting and Geodetic Terms

United States. Defense Intelligence Agency - 1967 - 266 pages
...See etch slip. snap marker — See point marker. SnelPs law of refraction — This law states that the sine of the angle of incidence divided by the sine of the angle of refraction equals a constant termed the index of refraction when one of the media is air. The index of refraction...
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Glossary of Mapping, Charting, and Geodetic Terms

United States. Army Topographic Command - 1969 - 292 pages
...snakeslip— See etch slip. snap marker— See point marker. Snell's law of refraction— This law states that the sine of the angle of incidence divided by the sine of the angle of refraction equals a constant termed the index of refraction when one of the media is air. The index of refraction...
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Composite Materials Handbook-MIL 17: Materials Usage, Design, and ..., Volume 3

Us Dept Of Defense - 1999 - 396 pages
...(of specified wavelength) in air to its velocity in the substance under examination. Also defined as the sine of the angle of incidence divided by the sine of the angle of refraction as light passes from air into the substance. Reinforced Plastic - A plastic with relatively high stiffness...
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Process Analytical Chemistry

F. McLennan, Bruce R. Kowalski, B.D. Kowalski - 1995 - 400 pages
...angles of incidence and refraction. He considered the two media air and water and established that the sine of the angle of incidence divided by the sine of the angle of refraction is a constant: sin r PHYSICAL PROPERTY ANALYZERS Air Water Figure 3.28 The laws of refraction (I)....
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Radio-Frequency and ELF Electromagnetic Energies: A Handbook for Health ...

R. Timothy Hitchcock, Robert M. Patterson - 1995 - 560 pages
...The incident and refracted rays are in the same plane and follow SnelFs law. The latter states that the sine of the angle of incidence divided by the sine of the angle of refraction is equal to some refractive constant. Regular Reflection, Law of A reflected ray is in the same plane...
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Philosophy of Science: From Problem to Theory

Mario Bunge - 1998 - 607 pages
...us no single step nearer the true hypothesis, which is Snell's law. Snell's law can be stated thus: "The sine of the angle of incidence divided by the sine of the angle of refraction equals a constant [the refractive index of the pair of substances concerned]". In symbols: sin i/sin...
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McQs in Optics and Refraction

Ivor S. Levy, Paul Riordan-Eva - 1993 - 56 pages
...to the interface on passing into a medium of greater refractive index C - F SnelPs law states that the sine of the angle of incidence divided by the sine of the angle of refraction is equal to the change in refractive index D - F a convex spherical curved surface causes parallel...
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