24. Illumination

  1. Gavriel Salvendy2,3
  1. Peter R. Boyce

Published Online: 26 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch24

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Boyce, P. R. (2012) Illumination, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. Canterbury, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470528389

Online ISBN: 9781118131350

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Keywords:

  • measurement of illumination;
  • production of illumination;
  • wavelength sensitivity;
  • effects on comfort;
  • tissue damage

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Measurement of Illumination

  • Production of Illumination

  • Functional Characteristics of Human Visual System

  • Effects on Threshold Visual Performance

  • Effects on Suprathreshold Visual Performance

  • Effects on Comfort

  • Individual Differences

  • Other Effects of Light Entering the Eye

  • Tissue Damage

  • Epilogue

  • References