Daylight Science and Daylighting Technology

Daylight Science and Daylighting Technology


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441988157
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/21/2011
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 341
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- Introduction.- Short historical review of daylight utilisation by living creatures.- Daylight photometry: history, principles and empirical development.- Propagation of light in the atmospheric environment.- Sky luminance characteristics.- Possibilities to simulate year-round changes of the local daylight climate.- Fundamental principles for daylight calculation methods.- Analytical calculation methods and tools for the design of un-glazed apertures.- Daylight methods and tools to design glazed windows and skylights.- Modelling daylight distribution in complex architectural spaces.- The neurophysiology and psychophysics of visual perception.- Discomfort and disability glare in the visual environment.- Index.

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