2 edition of Applied Illumination Engineering found in the catalog.
Applied Illumination Engineering
Jack L. Lindsey
December 31, 1969 by Fairmont Pr .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||376|
Visual illumination systems include displays, lighting, and the illuminator for photocopiers. The difference between any photometric unit and its corresponding radiometric unit is that radiometric units are based on physical power, with all wavelengths being weighted equally, while photometric units take into account the fact that the human eye's image-forming visual system is more sensitive to some wavelengths than others, and accordingly every wavelength is given a different weight. Jennifer Brons helped prepare one of the spatial application efficacy analyses. This leads to some duplicated information, partly because each chapter is intended to be self-contained. He was kind enough and more than capable enough to provide a complete edit of an early draft of the book. Our ongoing discussions were essential for framing the entire enterprise.
Mariana Figueiro was my "value-added sounding board" and critic in conceptualizing and organizing the book. The full spectrum of the lighting design process is presented in detail, giving students an example of how one might develop a lighting design from script analysis through concept and plot development, and all the way to an opening. Rising energy costs and increasing environmental concerns have led to a focus on improving the efficiency of lighting systems. Dennis Guyon, who fortunately or unfortunately for him sits across the hall from my office, prepared all of the graphics for the book and helped organize the content in a way that I could efficiently write and rewrite its contents.
Andrew Bierman, who also fortunately or unfortunately for him sits across the hall from my office, deserves a great deal of credit for helping me prepare nearly all of the technical data presented here. They are based on an agreed-upon standard luminosity function based on measurements of the spectral characteristics of image-forming visual photoreception in many individual human eyes. It covers theoretical and practical aspects of illumination engineering based on nonimaging optics, which is useful for improving the efficiency of light collection for energy generation solar energy and the efficiency of light use. SI photometry units[ edit ].
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Use in video-camera specifications[ edit ] Specifications for video cameras such as camcorders and surveillance cameras often include a minimal illuminance level in lux at which the camera will record a satisfactory image.
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My greatest joys in writing this book and, indeed, in everyday professional interactions, were and are the continued collaborations with my former students who are still at the LRC. The difference between any photometric unit and its corresponding radiometric unit is that radiometric units are based on physical power, with all wavelengths being weighted equally, while photometric units take into account the fact that the human eye's image-forming visual system is more sensitive to some wavelengths than others, and accordingly every wavelength is given a different weight.
The text will appeal to theatrical designers who want to venture into areas of lighting like architectural or virtual lighting design, while at the same time gaining a solid grounding in the fundmentals of lighting design.
For a point source, the illumination on the tilted surface is reduced by a factor equal to the cosine of the angle between a ray coming from the source and the normal to the surface. John Koshel, Ed. This hands-on approach provides students with a firm understanding of how to actually use these tools and processes.
The text contains a more comprehensive discussion of basic technology, light as a physical phenomena, and methodology of designs than is found in most introductory texts, bridging the gap between introductory and advanced lighting courses.
When a surface is tilted at an angle to a source, the illumination provided on the surface is reduced because the tilted surface subtends a smaller solid angle from the source, and therefore it receives less light.
Dennis Guyon, who fortunately or unfortunately for him sits across the hall from my office, prepared all of the graphics for the book and helped organize the content in a way that I could efficiently write and rewrite its contents.
The ratio between the actual number of lumens per watt and the theoretical maximum is expressed as a percentage known as the luminous efficiency. I appreciate the technical input from Jeremy Snyder and Leora Radetsky, and both Ines Martinovic and Rebekah Mullaney were very helpful in organizing the book and in providing me with important, additional edits.
The first part is highly mathematical, dealing with the concept of entendue, the theoretical limit for illumination efficiency. Mariana Figueiro was my "value-added sounding board" and critic in conceptualizing and organizing the book.
Founded init remains a close community of researchers, educators, and technical staff dedicated to our mission to "advance the effective use of light.
Still cameras do not use such a specification, since longer exposure times can generally be used to make pictures at very low illuminance levels, as opposed to the case in video cameras, where a maximal exposure time is generally set by the frame rate.
The weighting factor is known as the luminosity function. However, photometric units are precisely defined and precisely measurable. In subsequent chapters, the concept is applied to several related illumination fields.
Each chapter includes an extensive list of references and all charts and figures are in color. D in Optics from University of Rochester in Relationship between illuminance and irradiance[ edit ] Like all photometric unitsthe lux has a corresponding " radiometric " unit.
One foot candle is about Jean Paul Freyssinier helped with the color calculations. This presents students with a practical and logical sequence when learning basic concepts. For example, a pocket flashlight aimed at a wall will produce a given level of illumination if aimed perpendicular to the wall, but if the flashlight is aimed at increasing angles to the perpendicular maintaining the same distancethe illuminated spot becomes larger and so is less highly illuminated.
Lighting Design will also benefit illuminating engineers who want to move away from mere computational approaches in lighting and on to explore techniques along the design approaches of theatrical lighting design.
John Bullough did more of the analyses for spatial application efficacy and provided helpful input in preparing related sections of the book. Non-visual illumination systems include solar concentrators, optical laser pump cavities, and a number of optical sensor applications.
The final 9 chapters cover many specialty areas of lighting design, highlighting the unique and shared qualities that exist between the different aspects of these elements.Jan 29, · This book brings together experts in the field who present material on a number of important and growing topics including lighting, displays, solar concentrators.The first chapter provides an overview of the field of nonimagin and illumination optics.
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