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 22by David Brewster, Alexander Dallas Bache - 1833 - 95 pagesFull view - About this book
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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).... | |
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| 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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