To derive a mirror equation for vergences, the above mirror equation can be rewritten: where n is the refractive index of the surrounding medium this then takes the form v f = p +v i. Ray diagrams can be used to determine the image location, size, orientation and type of image formed of objects when placed at a given location in front of a concave mirror the use of these diagrams was demonstrated earlier in lesson 3 ray diagrams provide useful information about object-image. Physics - mirror worksheet 1 a an object is 15 cm from a concave mirror of 5 cm focal length the object is 20 cm high draw a ray diagram for this situation based on your drawing, list the characteristics of the image use the equations learned in class to find the following information. Formation of a silver mirror on a glass surface the mirror forms when a thin film of metallic silver deposits on the inner surface of the flask when an aldehyde is combined with an ammonia complex of silver in a basic aqueous solution. Mirrors and images equations relating image, object and focal lengths concave mirrors convex mirrors aberration modules may be used by teachers, while students may use the whole package for self instruction or for reference. To determine the image distance, the mirror equation will have to be used the following lines represent the solution to the image distance substitutions and algebraic steps are shown.
The mirror equation expresses the quantitative relationship between the object distance (do), the image distance (di), and the focal length (f. Albert einstein was born on 14 march 1879 - we take a look at his famous equation, as well as his modern day rivals. Please note: the number of views represents the full text views from december 2016 to date article views prior to december 2016 are not included. Concave mirror equation calculator calculates the focal length, object and image distance online. Hyperbolic mirror in this chapter, some important properties of the hyperbolic mirror will be mathe- there can be found two solution for this equation subject to: (416) for the cause that the rst one is equal to the hyperbola's focal point (see section. Mirror equation minus since inverted magnification equation consider the real image produced from a concave mirror h o.
A concave mirror can make images that appear to float in the air in this lesson, you will learn about what concave mirrors look like and how they. Assume a mirror to be of a shape which focuses all rays to a single point (which requires a paraboloid) using triangles 2 and 3. Alternate, consistent conventions we may use di erent equations for mirrors and lenses but the same conventions in each case the lateral magni cation is the same for each. Mirror formula (concave mirror) mirror formula is the relationship between object distance (u), image distance (v) and focal length sub topics sign convention for spherical mirrors equation (5) gives the mirror formula reflection of light. A curved mirror is a mirror with a curved reflecting surface the surface may be either convex (bulging outwards) or concave the gaussian mirror equation, also known as the mirror and lens equation, relates the object distance and image distance to the. Physics 41- lab 5 determination of focal length of a converging lens and mirror objective: apply the thin-lens equation and the mirror equation to determine the focal length of a.
Physics 20 table of contents physics 20 unit i: the physics of everyday things unit ii: waves unit iii: reflection of light mirror equations: mirror equation worksheetdocx details download 17 kb key: mirror equation worksheet (key)pdfpdf details download 2 mb. Everything here is for concave mirror everywhere i see the derivation of the mirror equation is given by placing an object before the focus and then proving similarity of the triangles to get to the. Answer to a plane mirror essentially has a radius of curvature of infinityusing the mirror equation, show that a) the image of a. Class content three models of light the ray model basic principles of the ray model prerequisites: basic principles of the ray model curved mirrors. In this video david solves a few exmaple problems involving concave and convex mirrors using the mirror equation and magnification equation.
A convex mirror is a spherical reflecting surface, where the bulging side of the mirror faces the source of light it is referred to as a diverging or a curved mirror. To determine the image distance, the mirror equation must be used the following lines represent the solution to the image distance substitutions and algebraic steps are shown.
Spherical mirror equation the equation for image formation by rays near the optic axis (paraxial rays) of a mirror has the same form as the thin lens equation if the cartesian sign convention is used.