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ETRO 160 – Laser Safety and Applications

Credits: 1
Class hours: 1 lecture
Prereq: Qualified for ENG 100 and MATH 25.

Description: This course introduces students to laser applications and laser safety. The topics covered are: 1. The physical properties of light and how it is used to generate a laser beam for use in the industry; 2. The effect of laser radiation on the anatomy and physiology of the eyes and other human organs and protective measures that can be used; 3. The calculation and measurement of laser beam intensities to determine the necessary safety measures. Hands-on laser experiments will familiarize users with the proper use of lasers and safety practices.



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