LIGHTING Interior and Exterior 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9780415644570

54.60

This comprehensive and practical guide takes you step-by-step through the core concepts and applications of architectural lighting. Now completely revised and updated for the second edition, this book:

Includes all new information on the latest reg

Weight 1 kg
Author

Book Language

Pages

312

Size

Year

2014

Cover

Paperback

Publishers

1 in stock

Description

Description

This comprehensive and practical guide takes you step-by-step through the core concepts and applications of architectural lighting. Now completely revised and updated for the second edition, this book:

  • Includes all new information on the latest regulations and recommendations
  • Provides special attention to the rapid development of LED lighting
  • Considers the new CIE colour metric system
  • Concludes each chapter with questions for the reader, together with inverted appropriate answers
  • Features full colour throughout, for the first time, to support the text and aid the reader

Covering a wide range of building types and external environments, this book shows how the concepts used in lighting design arise from the needs of the designer and user. These concepts are given a practical context to enable you to develop and improve your design skills, building up from the basics of how much light is needed and the role of shadows, to energy management and the calculations for daylighting, The author provides accessible, user-friendly explanations of technical information and specialist techniques intended for people who need to get to the heart of the subject as quickly as possible.
An indispensible learning tool for students, and for professionals developing their skills, this handbook provides examples and exercises to help you acquire the understanding, knowledge and skill required for examinations and professional training purposes.

CONTENTS

Part 1: Lighting Concepts and Resources

  • 1. Living in the Luminous Field
  • 2. The Importance of Daylight
  • 3. How much Light is needed?
  • 4. How Lighting Levels are Set
  • 5. Ensuring Visual Comfort
  • 6. The Importance of Illuminance Variations and the Role Played by Shadows
  • 7. Colour in Lighting
  • 8. The Lit Appearance of the Room and the Occupants
  • 9. Calculations and Measurements in Lighting Design
  • 10. ‘Lumen’ Methods
  • 11. The significance of Mounting Height in an Interior Lighting Installation
  • 12. Daylight Calculations
  • 13. Energy Management
  • 14. Electric Lighting: Light Sources and Luminaires (including Emergency Lighting) 

Part 2: Interior Lighting

  • 15. Lighting for Offices
  • 16. Industrial Lighting
  • 17. Lighting for Educational Buildings and Sports Halls
  • 18. Lighting for Shops and Stores
  • 19. Lighting for Public Buildings and Atria
  • 20. Domestic Lighting

Part 3: Exterior Lighting

  • 21. Displaying a Building after Dark
  • 22. Outdoor Sports Lighting
  • 23. Motorway and High Speed Road Lighting
  • 24. Lighting for Urban, Amenity and Residential Areas

Appendices

  • Appendix
  • 1. Typical Lamp Data Appendix
  • 2. Illuminance, Illuminance Ratios, Cavity Reflectance: Examples and Observations Appendix
  • 3. Effect on Lamp Numbers as the Maintenance Factors Decrease
  • Glossary

312 pages / 15,5 x 23,5 cm / English

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