Jun 07, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Academic Catalog 
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AE 6630 - Advanced Building Illumination Design

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
In this course, students will observe and practice lighting design techniques used in a variety of applications. Each student will select a lighting application for investigation, write a paper and present to the class on that topic. A lighting design problem will be posed for each student to provide a unique solution. Design considerations will include integration with architecture, daylighting, and controls. (prereq: AE 5404  or equivalent)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Apply engineering principles to illuminating engineering problems
  • Understand photometric data and its applications
  • Understand daylighting delivery systems for buildings and the associated controls
  • Select and apply appropriate lighting control topologies based on the application and cost considerations

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Illumination systems design

Course Topics
  • Lighting design process
  • Solid state lighting sources
  • Color discrimination and TM-30
  • Lighting and health
  • Residential and hospitality lighting
  • Office lighting
  • Museum lighting
  • Lighting for seniors
  • Lighting for health care environments
  • Daylighting
  • Lighting controls
  • Lighting trends

Christine Brotz

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