| Adolphe Ganot - Physics - 1865 - 516 pages
...ray meets the reflecting surface, is called the point of incidence ; thus, D is a point of incidence. **The angle which the incident ray makes with the normal to the** reflecting surface at the point of incidence, is called the angle . of incidence; thus, CD A is an... | |
| George Salmon, Arthur Cayley - Curves, Algebraic - 1873 - 379 pages
...similar triangles equal to the given ratio OA : OR. The ratio RA : RM is equal to sinRBA : s'mRBMbut **RBA = PR A, the angle which the incident ray makes with the normal to the** curve, and RBM=PRM, the angle which the refracted ray makes with the same normal ; hence the ratio... | |
| Edwin Edser - Light - 1902 - 579 pages
...rays, together with the normal to the surface, lie in a single plane, termed the Plane of Incidence. **The angle which the incident ray makes with the normal to the surface** is termed the Angle of Incidence. Now, light-waves in which the displacements are perpendicular to... | |
| Frederick E. Sears - 1905 - 52 pages
...object distance of object from mirror. REFRACTION OF LIGHT. Definitions : The angle of incidence is **the angle which the incident ray makes with the normal to the** surfaces, drawn through the point at which the ray meets the surfaces. The angle of refraction is the... | |
| Ralph S. Minor - Physical measurements - 1906 - 200 pages
...n = 1 + \ ; 3 — I (*) This determines the refractive index in terms of the angle of the prism and **the angle which the incident ray makes with the normal to the surface.** Derive equation (2). For the case of grazing incidence, the direction being reversed, the angle i will... | |
| Robert Wallace Stewart - Light - 1909 - 236 pages
...refracted ray is continued into the second medium in a direction differing from that of the incident ray. **The angle which the incident ray makes with the normal to the surface** of separation at the point of incidence, is called the angle of incidence, and the angle which the... | |
| William Norwood Souter - Eye - 1910 - 374 pages
...incidence bears a constant ratio to the sine of the angle of refraction. The angle of incidence is **the angle which the incident ray makes with the normal to the surface** (NSR) and the angle of refraction is the angle which the refracted ray makes with the normal (N, SR,)... | |
| Physics - 1861 - 612 pages
...themillim.), I found— where 8 is given by the equations tan(45°-S) = or sin fa = sin * ft, i/3 being **the angle which the incident ray makes with the normal to the** grating, £/9, that made by the refracted ray with the same line, while fti is the diffraction within... | |
| Physics - 1861 - 1186 pages
...millim.), I found — where 8 is given by the equations tan(45°-S) i-^, or sin fa = sin * 0, i/9 being **the angle which the incident ray makes with the normal to the** grating, ^/8, that made by the refracted ray with the same line, while /9, is the diffraction within... | |
| 236 pages
...the greater the deviation. Minimum Deviation The amount of deviation produced by a prism depends upon **the angle which the incident ray makes with the normal to the** first surface. Experiments show that, with a given prism, there is a certain value of the angle of... | |
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