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Document ID (ISN)29917
CIS number 78-1584
ISBN(s) 3-470-87161-2
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hartmann E.
Title Optimum lighting at the workplace
Original title Optimale Beleuchtung am Arbeitsplatz [in German]
Bibliographic information Friedrich Kiehl Verlag GmbH, Pfaustrasse 13, 6700 Ludwigshafen, Germany (Fed.Rep.), 1977. 159p. Illus. 23 ref. Price: DM.23.00.
Abstract This book is composed of short chapters each relating to a specific subject for easy reference: physical fundamentals of light, lighting, vision and light measurement, light adaptation and glare, colour of light, lamps and luminaires, types of lighting, and desirable and undesirable features of lighting. Recommendations are given concerning illumination and luminance, lighting of large halls or windowless premises, general and local lighting, supplementary lighting, and illuminating ceilings. The final chapters are concerned with problems of air conditioning, lighting problems in work with display screens, natural lighting, and design of lighting installations. Glossary.
Descriptors (primary) visual tasks; illumination design; artificial lighting
Descriptors (secondary) illumination levels; legibility; Germany (Federal Republic of); luminance; artificial light; electric lighting equipment; visual display terminals; manuals; natural lighting; local lighting; air conditioning; physiology of vision; light measurement; mathematical analysis; windowless premises
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour