Handbook of Optomechanical Engineering

2nd Edition

Anees Ahmad

CRC Press
Published June 13, 2017
Reference - 572 Pages - 50 Color & 50 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498761482 - CAT# K28796
Series: Optical Sciences and Applications of Light


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  • Covers all main aspects of optomechanical engineering in one comprehensive book
  • Practical design implementations are emphasized for all kinds of optical systems
  • Each chapter is authored by a person who is considered to be a subject matter expert
  • Provides a quick and concise reference for proven cost-effective designs
  • Can be used as a textbook for students as well as a handbook for practicing engineers


This comprehensive handbook covers all major aspects of optomechanical engineering - from conceptual design to fabrication and integration of complex optical systems. The practical information within is ideal for optical and optomechanical engineers and scientists involved in the design, development and integration of modern optical systems for commercial, space, and military applications. Charts, tables, figures, and photos augment this already impressive text. Fully revised, the new edition includes 4 new chapters: Plastic optics, Optomechanical tolerancing and error budgets, Analysis and design of flexures, and Optomechanical constraint equations.