what is the difference b/w arpature and radius of curvature. give an example.

Asked by pr_prashant | 27th Nov, 2010, 09:35: AM

Expert Answer:

Radius of Curvature

Radius of Curvature is the radius of the sphere of which the mirror is a part. It is represented by the letter R.
Radius of Curvature
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Linear Aperture

Linear aperture is the distance between the extreme points (X and Y) on the periphery of the mirror.

XY is the Aperture

 
 

Answered by  | 27th Nov, 2010, 11:46: AM

Queries asked on Sunday & after 7pm from Monday to Saturday will be answered after 12pm the next working day.