Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Astronomy | Integrated Modeling of Telescopes

Integrated Modeling of Telescopes

Andersen, Torben, Enmark, Anita

2011, XV, 545p. 270 illus., 7 illus. in color.

Available Formats:
eBook
Information

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.

 
$179.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-1-4614-0149-0

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF

download immediately after purchase


learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items

Hardcover
Information

Hardcover version

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$229.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-1-4614-0148-3

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

  • Unique approach to cross-disciplinarian modeling techniques, system modeling, etc.
  • Describes how to set up interdisciplinary models combining structural dynamics, control engineering, optics and (to some extent) thermal engineering

With increasingly complex and costly opto-mechanical systems, there is a growing need for reliable computer modeling and simulation. The field of integrated modeling, combining optics, mechanics, control engineering, and other disciplines, is the subject of this book. Although the book primarily focuses on ground-based optical telescopes, the techniques introduced are applicable also to other wavelengths and to other opto-mechanical applications on the ground or in space. Basic tools of integrated modeling are introduced together with concepts of ground-based telescopes. Modeling of optical systems, structures, wavefront control systems with emphasis on segmented mirror control, and active and adaptive optics are described together with a variety of noise sources; many examples are included in this book.

Integrated Modeling of Telescopes is a text for physicists and engineers working in the field of opto-mechanical design and wavefront control, but it will also be valuable as a textbook for PhD students.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Andersen - Astrophysics - Model - Modeling

Related subjects » Astronomy - Astronomy, Observations and Techniques - Astrophysics and Astroparticles

Table of contents / Preface / Sample pages 

Popular Content within this publication 

 

Articles

Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology.