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Document ID (ISN)27120
CIS number 77-678
ISSN - Serial title 0099-4480 - Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Goodbar I.
Title A simplified method for determining the acceptability of a luminaire from the VCP standpoint.
Bibliographic information Oct. 1976, Vol.6, No.1, p.21-28. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract The author deals with the simplified evaluation of a luminaire from the standpoint of visual comfort probability (VCP) according to the method recommended in a report of the Illuminating Engineering Society (RQQ Report No.3). The background of the method is a division of the luminous areas into a number of modules. Formulae are derived for computing the discomfort glare rating and the luminance of the luminaire. Rapid determination of the equivalent luminance with the aid of a graph is explained.
Descriptors (primary) electric lighting equipment; visual comfort; illumination design; artificial lighting
Descriptors (secondary) luminance; glare; description of technique; mathematical analysis
Document type -
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour