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Document ID (ISN)31833
CIS number 79-1305
ISSN - Serial title 0039-7067 - Svetotehnika
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Okara O.I.
Title Dynamics of the lighting environment at control posts
Original title O dinamike svetovoj sredy operatorskih pomeščenij [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Nov. 1978, No.11, p.12-14. Illus. 11 ref.
Abstract Static lighting has the disadvantage of being monotonous with regard to both illumination and colour, and of causing a reduction in alertness. Studies were undertaken to evaluate the influence of lighting on alertness in 2 operators (one performing visual tasks similar to those of a navigator, the other auditory tasks similar to those of a radio operator) working in isolation. The results of observations over an 8h shift confirm the positive role of dynamic lighting, that is gradual adaptation of the illumination level to the type of work and the physiological and psychological status as determined by biological rhythms.
Descriptors (primary) vigilance tasks; artificial lighting; control panels and desks; work involving responsibility
Descriptors (secondary) illumination levels; monotonous work; human experiments; work in isolation; biological rhythms; visual tasks
Document type -
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour