The importance of adequate lighting on board ship is emphasized, and the application to ships of the well-established illumination standards for good lighting ashore are discussed under the following headings: Marine Lighting a Specialized Field--adjustment of lighting to type of work to be performed, level of illumination, power suppply, effect of ambient temperature on service life, effect of vibrations. Light Sources for Marine Application--luminous flux, luminous efficacy, life of light sources, ignition properties, color temperature, type of light sources. Lighting Fittings for Marine Lighting. Planning a Lighting System--glare, recommended illumination levels, calculation of lighting systems and the level of illumination. Technical Aspects--economic factors, comfort and well-being, safety, housing, corrosion, radio interference. Special Conditions of Use--galleys, decks, cargo holds, cabins and lounges, refrigerated holds, alleyways, engine-room, wheelhouse, floodlighting on ships and offshore, drilling platforms. Emergency Lighting, Maintenance, Measurement of Light. Order from BSRA as No. 49,828.
Selskapet for LyskulturKjelsaasveien 18
Oslo 4, Norway
- Publication Date: 1977-3
- Pagination: 32 p.
- TRT Terms: Design; Lighting; Lighting equipment; Lighting systems; Ships
- Old TRIS Terms: Lighting design; Shipboard lighting
- Subject Areas: Design; Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00189179
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 25 1979 12:00AM