Optics

Photography
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 22,50 PL + 22,50 TP + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Carla Alexandra de Castro Carvalho e Silva

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Students should have acquired such concepts as the physical principles associated with the Theory of Light, the electromagnetic spectrum and chromatic properties of an object as well as the fundamental concepts of Optics that enable them to understand the behaviour of mirrors and lenses.

Program
1? Light properties and propagation. Colour analysis.
2? Fundamentals and basic laws of Geometric Optics.
3? Light refraction.
4? Spherical lenses
5? Light reflection.
6? Wave Optics

Evaluation Methodology
Laboratorial assignments worth 3 points (out of a 0-20 grading scale) Written test during the regular examination period worth 17 points.

Bibliography
- Resnick, H. (2009). Fundamentos de Física - vol.4 Óptica e Física Moderna. (Vol. 4). Brasil: Livros Técnicos e Científicos
- Silva, C. (0). Sebenta de Óptica.Acedido em3 de junho de 2012 em http://www.e-learning.ipt.pt/course/view.php?id=869

Method of interaction
Lectures. Theoretical/practical classes including laboratorial practice. Practical assignments in the Physics laboratory.

Software used in class