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Module Descriptions

Module

Details

Maths

Basic maths for illumination engineering.

DIALUX

Basic DIALUX – Introduction to lighting software.

Introduction

What is lighting design? (Presentation)

A

Fundamentals A – Vision and the way we see.
Fundamentals B – Photometry and units.

B

Luminaire design & light sources.

C

Human factors – the physical and psychological effects of light on humans including imaging and non imaging systems.

D

Architectural lighting design, based on a William Lam paper it gives the fundamentals to good lighting design practice. (Presentation)

E

Daylight – the role of daylight lighting design; its effects and how to estimate its value; case studies provided.

F

Interior Lighting – a look at different types of interiors and how to deal with the key design points; case studies provided.

G

Lighting Controls – what are they for; how to use them for improving the visual environment and save energy.

H

Lighting Visualisation – Using the DIALUX programme for visualising a lighting design.

I

Functional exterior lighting – lighting of exterior areas and spaces.

J

Architectural exterior lighting – Lighting for pleasure and effect; master planning basics.

K

Environmental & Ecological impact of light and lighting; EIAs; case studies provided.

L

Emergency lighting – assessing risk; how to provide it sympathetically.

M

Electrical considerations and commissioning of lighting installations.

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