Ophthalmic Optics (10286.1)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Optometry|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 DR Faran SABETI (Ph: +61 2 62068581 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit will provide students with an introduction to the principles of physical, geometrical and visual optics and their applied/real-life applications.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Describe the principles of the physical and geometrical optics and provide examples of how these principles relate to vision and optometric science;
2. Apply numerical problem solving skills to determine the properties of sphero- cylindrical lens and magnifiers;
3. Explain the principles of simple optical devices and how images are formed by optical instruments;
4. Describe the properties of lights and transmission through optical surfaces and components;
5. Describe the physiological optics of the vertebrate eyes;
6. Summarise the concepts of diffraction and apply these principles to the human eye;
7. Define the principles of polarisation, coherence and interference on light waves; and
8. Solve optical problems associated with thin and thick lenses using ray tracing and other appropriate techniques.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Semester 2, 2019
- On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Semester 2, 2018
- Semester 2, 2019
4 hours per week, consisting of 2 hour lecture and 2 hour tutorial/practical.
Must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Vision Science, 372JA.