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Document ID (ISN)77453
CIS number 01-1539
ISSN - Serial title 1247-7575 - Performances Humaines et Techniques
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Damelincourt J.J.
Title Lighting and the visual environment
Original title Eclairage et espace visuel [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar.-Apr. 1999, No.99, p.19-26. Illus.
Abstract Lighting analysis brings together the knowledge required to define, create and control the lighting environment. It is based on an understanding of the physiology of the eye as well as of the physics of light itself. The lighting specialist must satisfy the requirements of visual performance, visual comfort and subjective assessment of users. The lighting analysis of an interior working environment is described. It consists of the examination of two visual sub-environments, the ergorama, which is related to the visual tasks themselves, and the panorama, which is what is seen during periods of eye rest.
Descriptors (primary) lighting; ergonomic evaluation; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) field of vision; subjective assessment; luminance; visible radiation; eyes; visual fatigue; visual acuity; visual comfort; visual performance; visual tasks
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour