Subject description - BE1M15ELS

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BE1M15ELS Electrical Light Extent of teaching:2P+2L
Guarantors:  Roles:PO,PV Language of
Teachers:Žák P. Completion:Z,ZK
Responsible Department:13115 Credits:5 Semester:L


The aim of the course is to make students acquainted with most frequent applications of optical radiation and with theoretical and practical principles of resolving lighting systems for indoor and outdoor areas, respecting necessary visual performance with emphasis on energy efficiency solutions and aspects of health and safety.

Course outlines:

1. Optical radiation. Visual and non-visual effects of radiation.
2. Receivers of optical radiation. Devices for modern objective photometry and colorimetry.
3. Characteristics of the light field. Spatial characteristics of lighting.
4. Measurements of the light field characteristics.
5. Calculations of the light field characteristics.
6. Multiple light reflections.
7. Basics of colorimetry.
8. New trends in light sources.
9. New trends in luminaires.
10. Control of lighting systems. Dynamic lighting.
11. Energy efficiency of the lighting systems.
12. Lighting systems for indoor areas.
13. Lighting systems for outdoor areas.
14. Test.

Exercises outline:


DiLaura, D., Houser, K., Mistrick, R., Steff, G.: Lighting Handbook 10th Edition. IESNA 2011. ISBN 978-0-87995-241-9.


Condition for obtaining assessment is participation in seminars and semester thesis elaboration. Passing the exam is given by the Study and Examination Code for Students of the Czech Technical University in Prague.


Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MEEEM2_2018 Electrical Power Engineering PV 2
MEEEM1_2018 Electrical Drives PV 2
MEEEM3_2018 Technological Systems PV 2
MEEEM3_2016 Electrical Power Engineering PO 2

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