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Illumination. Lighting

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  • The Right Lightby Spiros Kitsinelis

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 139.95

    With so many new lighting technologies available for a wide range of visual environments, how do you choose the options that best address the needs and improve the quality of life for various groups? Focusing on applications and everyday use of light sources, The Right Light: Matching Technologies to Needs and Applications provides a comprehensive... more...

  • Lightingby D. C. Pritchard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 94.95

    Lighting, now in its sixth edition, is the standard text on the principles and practice of lighting interiors and exteriors. The book introduces all the main principles of light and colour, along with the design of general lighting schemes. It complies with the CIBSE lighting code and guides, covers the main calculations that a lighting designer... more...

  • Building Physics: Lightingby W. R. Stevens

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Building Physics: Lighting, Seeing in the Artificial Environment deals with basic principles of lighting as used in architecture, in building maintenance, and in an artificial environment. The book starts with the process of how humans see; the interaction of the eye and mind; and the effects of fatigue, visual disorders, and age. The phenomena of... more...

  • Lit Interiorby Frederick H Jones; William J Fielder

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95

    Presents an organised, comprehensive and easy to understand overview of the lighting design process. It covers every topic from the nature of light itself, through selecting the correct equipment, to preparing project plans and the finished design documents. Using a dummy example the student is taken through an entire project step by step where the... more...

  • The Springfield Gas Machineby Donald W. Linebaugh

    University of Tennessee Press 2012; US$ 49.95

    Developed just after the close of the Civil War, the Springfield Gas Machine was a unique commercial and domestic gas lighting system marketed for use in homes and businesses outside of a city?s gas works. The self-contained unit was perfectly suited to accommodate an expanding rural and suburban U.S. landscape as middle- and upper-class American... more...

  • Daylight Science and Daylighting Technologyby Richard Kittler; Miroslav Kocifaj; Stanislav Darula

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 169.00

    This overview of daylight science discusses visual systems, human adaptation and creation of the built environment, determination of sunlight and skylight under varying conditions, and calculation prediction of windows and daylight distribution in interiors. more...

  • The Victorian Eyeby Chris Otter

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 27.50

    During the nineteenth century, Britain became the first gaslit society, with electric lighting arriving in 1878. At the same time, the British government significantly expanded its power to observe and monitor its subjects. How did such enormous changes in the way people saw and were seen affect Victorian culture?   To answer that question,... more...