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  • Praxishandbuch effiziente Straßenbeleuchtungby Carsten Steinert; Sven-Joachim Otto

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 80.99

    Um den neuen EU-Verordnungen zur Effizienz nachzukommen, müssen die Kommunen bis 2017 ihre Straßenbeleuchtung modernisieren. Das Praxishandbuch versetzt die Kommunen in die Lage, sich dieser gewaltigen Aufgabe erfolgreich zu stellen. Es befasst sich mit allen Aspekten der Straßenbeleuchtung als Kostenfaktor undzeigt den Themenbogen auf... more...

  • Light's labour's lostby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 130.00

    When William Shakepeare wrote Love’s Labour’s Lost he would have used light from tallow candles at a cost (today) of £12,000 per million-lumen hours. The same amount of light from electric lamps now costs only £2! But today’s low-cost illumination still has a dark side. Globally, lighting consumes more electricity than is produced by either hydro or... more...

  • Field Guide to Illuminationby Angelo V. Arecchi; Tahar Messadi; R. John Koshel

    SPIE 2007; US$ 36.00

    The content in this Field Guide starts with traditional illumination in imaging systems, followed by the recent advances in computer-aided design of high-efficiency nonimaging illumination optics, along with the modern source models that support these techniques. Sections on the illumination of visual displays are included as well as some important... more...

  • Intelligent Lighting Controlsby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2011; US$ 390.00

    According to the U.S. Department of Energy, lighting accounts for 20 per cent of all energy consumption in the United States and 40 per cent of the average commercial building’s electric bill. Recent advances in the efficiency of lighting equipment present major opportunities for building owners to reduce operating costs and to cut carbon emissions... more...

  • Introduction to Infrared and Electro-Optical Systemsby Ronald G. Driggers; Melvin H. Friedman; Jonathan M. Nichols

    Artech House 2012; US$ 197.00

    This newly revised and updated edition of a classic Artech House book offers a current and complete introduction to the analysis and design of Electro-Optical (EO) imaging systems. The Second Edition provides numerous updates and brand new coverage of today’s most important areas, including the integrated spatial frequency approach and a focus... more...

  • Multimedia Programming with Pure Databy Bryan Chung

    Packt Publishing 2013; US$ 26.99

    A quick and comprehensive tutorial book for media designers to jump-start interactive multimedia production with computer graphics, digital audio, digital video, and interactivity, using the Pure Data graphical programming environment.An introductory book on multimedia programming for media artists/designers who like to work on interactivity in their... more...

  • Electrical Estimating Methodsby Wayne J. Del Pico

    Wiley 2014; US$ 80.00 US$ 72.00

    Simplify the estimating process with the latest data, materials, and practices Electrical Estimating Methods, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive guide to estimating electrical costs, with data provided by leading construction database RS Means. The book covers the materials and processes encountered by the modern contractor, and provides all the... more...

  • Handbook of Industrial Lightingby Stanley L. Lyons

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Handbook of Industrial Lighting is a practical guide on the specification, design, installation, operation, and maintenance of lighting in industrial premises. Coverage of the book includes the importance of good localized lighting; the different lighting schemes; lighting for difficult visual tasks; lighting in consideration to safety; and emergency... more...

  • Interior Lighting for Designersby Gary Gordon

    Wiley 2015; US$ 95.00 US$ 85.50

    This revised edition of the successful primer thoroughly covers fundamentals of lighting design, and also serves as a handy reference for professional designers. The Fifth Edition is more comprehensive than ever, with new information on LED, energy efficiency, and other current issues. In addition, it includes more information for drawing ceiling... more...

  • Handbook of Electrical Design Detailsby Neil Sclater; John E. Traister

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 98.00

    A COMPREHENSIVE SOURCE OF TECHNICAL DETAILS ON ELECTRICAL POWER FROM GENERATION TO PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS Reliable, low-cost electric power is a fundamental requirement for modern society, making possible such vital services as lighting, HVAC, transportation, communication, and data processing, in addition to driving motors of all sizes. A mainstay... more...