relation between illumination and visual efficiency the effect of brightness contrast by H. Claude Weston

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  • Ability -- Testing,
  • Industrial efficiency

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Statementby H.C. Weston ...
LC ClassificationsHD7695 .A3 no. 87
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Pagination 35 p.
Number of Pages35
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weston, Hubert Claude. Relation between illumination and visual efficiency. London, H.M. Stationery Off., Get this from a library. The Relation between Illumination and Visual Efficiency-the Effect of Brightness Contrast. [Hubert Claude WESTON].

In an earlier paper [" The Relation between Illumination & Industrial Efficiency: (1) The Effect of Size of Work ", this Bulletin,v. fO, ] "Weston described the results of investigations carried out to determine the influence of the " size " factor, and the present Report continues the work then begun, being concerned with the effect Cited by: The relation of visual acuity and illumination for two trained observers was measured, using two different types of test object, a broken circle and a grating.

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Light and Electromagnetic Radiation What is Light. To the optical engineer, light is simply a very small part of the electromagnetic spectrum, sandwiched between ultraviolet and infrared radiation.

The visible portion of the electromagnetic spectrum extends fr om about to about nanometers. Visual acuity varies in a definite manner with the illumination. At low intensities visual acuity increases slowly in proportion to log I; at higher intensities it increases nearly ten times more rapidly in relation to log I; at the highest illuminations it remains constant regardless of the changes in log I These variations in visual acuity measure the variations in the resolving Cited by: A critical evaluation is made of investigations concerning illumination intensities adequate for reading.

All studies on the relation of visual acuity to illumination intensity uniformly reveal appreciable increases in acuity from low intensities up to about ten foot-candles with but little practical change from the ten-foot-candle level to higher by: 7.

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Stationery Office London, Google ScholarAuthor: L. Kalff. Weston refers to IVÉS', work in U.S.A. on illumination in letter-sorting [this Bulletin, v. 1, and ] showing that the full output was only reached: (a) at 14 ft-candles by those with visual defects; and (6) at 8 f.c.

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