Introduction to Geometrical Optics – a 2D ray tracing Excel model for spherical mirrors – Part 4

This section begins by charting the incident rays on the same 2D acatter chart with the mirror and then explains how to derive the Cartesian coordinates for a “final” point which together with the point of incidence will define the reflected ray. A custom VBA function is created for this purpose.


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  1. I apologize Chuck. I updated the link (it was a April-May discrepancy). Thanks for the notice. George

  2. I think you might have a broken link. After clicking on the excel icon for part 4 of the 2d ray traying I get dumped to a page that has nothing on it.

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