Lighting Systems Books

  • Light Scattering Media Optics

    The theory of the scattering of light by small particles is very important in a wide range of applications in atmospheric physics and atmospheric optics, ocean optics, remote sensing, astronomy and astrophysics and biological optics. This book summarises current knowledge of the optical properties of single small particles and natural light ...

  • Dynamics of Extended Celestial Bodies And Rings

    Taking both a theoretical and observational perspective, this book is an introduction to recent developments in the field of celestial mechanics. It emphasizes the application to extended celestial bodies and devotes much attention to rotational aspects. In particular, it explains the state of art for accurate modelling of the rotation of ...

  • The Global Climate System

    Over the last 20 years, developments in climatology have provided an amazing array of explanations for the pattern of world climates. This textbook examines the earth's climate systems in light of this incredible growth in data availability, data retrieval systems, and satellite and computer applications. It considers regional climate anomalies, ...

  • Transit Security: On The Lookout (Video)

    Make sure that your safety standards do not get lost in transit. Transit systems are terrorist targets. Just one security slip and the disastrous consequences can more than run you over. Derail potential threats and stall the possible hazards. Make sure that your transit workers have their eyes and ears peeled to ensure everyone's safety. ...

  • An Assessment of Cavet Technologies` LumiSmart

    Tiny Toronto lighting vendor Cavet Technologies thinks it's got a game changer. The company has introduced a lighting controller it claims can lower the power consumption of a whole fluorescent light circuit by 35%+ with a single plug in box. If true, it could represent a new type of lighting controller, easier to install and less expensive. Which ...

  • Adaptive Mechanisms in the Ecology of Vision

    The field of the ecology of vision has grown considerably since John Lythgoe first wrote his original book on the subject in 1979. John Lythgoe was instrumental in founding the subject that has inspired vision researchers to relate the functioning of the visual system with the visual requirements demanded by the environment and behaviour of ...

  • Prediction of Solar Radiation in Areas with a Specific Microclimate

    One of the main objectives of the European Community Programme on Solar Energy is to provide solar energy practitioners -- architects and engineers who design and implement both active and passive solar energy systems, including biomass and daylighting systems -- with well documented meteorological and climatological data so that they can ...

  • Metallographic and Materialographic Specimen Preparation, Light Microscopy, Image Analysis and Hardness Testing

    Includes CD-ROM with document summaries of 87 ASTM standards, Standard Guide on Metallographic Laboratory Safety (E 2014), Standard Conversion Tables for Metals (E 140), and SI Quick Reference Guide: International System of Units (SI). Twenty-seven comprehensive chapters cover all important aspects of the metallographic and materialographic ...

  • Artificial Intelligence Methods in the Environmental Sciences

    How can environmental scientists and engineers use the increasing amount of available data to enhance our understanding of planet Earth, its systems and processes? This book describes various potential approaches based on artificial intelligence (AI) techniques, including neural networks, decision trees, genetic algorithms and fuzzy logic.Part I ...

  • Mitigation of Natural Hazards and Disasters

    This book examines the aspects of prevention, mitigation, and management of environmental hazards and disasters from an international perspective. In light of the recent debate on climate change and the possible effects of such a change upon increasing frequency and magnitude of extreme environmental events, this publication overviews various ...

  • Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: Materials Properties and Performance

    Fuel cells are an important enabling technology for the hydrogen economy and have the potential to revolutionize the way we power our world. However, many challenges must be overcome before fuel cell systems become a competitive alternative for consumers. Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: Materials, Properties, and Performance examines the ...

  • Accretion of Extraterrestrial Matter Throughout Earth´s History

    Every year Earth is bombarded with about 40,000 tons of extraterrestrial material. This includes microscopic cosmic dust particles shed by comets and asteroids in outer space, meteorites, as well as large comets and asteroids that have led to catastrophic events in the geologic past. Originally considered only a curiosity, extraterrestrial ...

  • Designing Pleasurable Products: An Introduction to the New Human Factors

    Human factors considerations are increasingly being incorporated into the product design process. Users are seen more as being important factors in the overall look and usability of products than just as passive users. We are now treated as cognitive and physical components of the person/product system. The author, who is one of the leading lights ...

  • Burden of proof in natural resources legislation (The). Some critical issues for fisheries law (En )

    Series: FAO Legislative Studies This Legislative Study examines the use of legal devices to ease or reverse the burden of proof, traditionally borne by the prosecution, in order to facilitate enforcement of fisheries legislation. This is related to the development of the precautionary principle in environmental law, which in a sense reverses the ...

  • Diversity not Adversity: Sustaining Livelihoods with Biodiversity

    The reduction of world poverty is a major challenge for the international community over the next decade. It is increasingly clear that the our capacity to successfully achieve this objective will be undermined if the natural resource base for development is threatened. ~Biodiversity is a fundamental characteristic of that resource base, defining ...

  • Safe Handling of Light Ends 2005 Edition - BP Process Safety Series

    Winner of Frank Lees Medal 2004 as the most meritorious publication on the topic of safety and loss preventionIChemE members and student members receive a 10% discountLight end materials, such as LNG or LPG, have poor safety reputation because of a few famous incidents such as Cleveland, Feyzin, Los Alfaques and Mexico City but when handled ...

  • Electromagnetic Scattering in Disperse Media

    This is the first book devoted specifically to the problem of light scattering and absorption by inhomogeneous and anisotropic spherical particles. Unlike other books in the field, Electromagnetic Scattering in Disperse Media pays considerable attention to various aspects of light absorption inside particles, including internal field ...

  • Light Pollution: The Global View

    It is only since recent years that the importance of the effects of outdoor lighting on the night-time environment and on the physical and mental health of humans is recognized on a wider scale. The related issue of light pollution is a particularly complex one, with potential conflicts of interest between the utilities, environmentalists, ...

  • Visualization of Digital Terrain and Landscape Data

    This book approaches the visualization of digital terrain and landscape data by means of clear and practical examples. From data provision and the creation of revealing analyses to realistic depictions for presentation purposes, the reader is led through the world of digital 3D graphics.Combining deep knowledge of the scientific fundamentals and ...

  • Nutrition Intake and Economic Growth. Studies on the cost of hunger (En)

    This book sheds light on the relationship between food energy intakes and economic growth. Its results are intriguing not only for researchers but also for policy-makers and international donors. The publication contains three in-depth studies on the cost of hunger. From these three studies are drawn strong policy implications of how economic ...

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