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The contribution of Ibn Sahl in refraction of light

Al-Obaidi, Ali Hussien and Shafie, Amir Akramin (2011) The contribution of Ibn Sahl in refraction of light. In: Contributions of Early Muslim Scientists to Engineering Sciences and related studies. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 95-102. ISBN 978-967-418-157-4

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The methodology adopted in this chapter is library based research and data is collected from reliable sources. This chapter investigates Ibn Sahl work in refraction of light. The main focus ofthe chapter to provide answers on Ibn Sahl analysis ofrefraction oflight and parabolic mirror, Biconvex lenses. The chapter argues that Ibn Sahl was the first Muslim who put the first law of refraction of light not Snell's. The significance of this chapter is the revelation of Ibn Sahl effort in the study of one the most essential things in our life; refraction of light

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 5119/21149
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ibn Sahl, light
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Amir Shafie
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2012 17:18
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2012 17:18
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/21149

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