Making use of waves

  • Martin Harrison
  • Frank McKim
Part of the Macmillan Master Series book series (MMS)


After completing this chapter you should
  • understand the functions of parts of the eye

  • understand the eye’s means of focusing

  • be able to explain long and short sight, and ways of correcting for them

  • know the parts of a camera and how they function

  • understand how optical and radio telescopes are helpful to astronomers

  • understand some uses of radio waves, radar, microwaves and infrared radiation

  • know that there are different kinds of earthquake waves

  • understand how ultrasonic waves can be used.


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© M. J. Harrison, F. R. McKim 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Harrison
  • Frank McKim

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