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Fiber optics in architectural lighting : methods, design, and applications / Gersil N. Kay.

By: Kay, Gersil NMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New York : McGraw-Hill, c1999. ISBN: 0070349320Subject(s): Lighting, Architectural and decorative | Fiber opticsDDC classification: 621.32 LOC classification: NK2115.5.L5
Contents:
Ch. 1. History and Technology of Fiber Optics and Light Pipe -- Ch. 2. Getting Started with Fiber Optic Lighting -- Ch. 3. Designing with Fiber Optics -- Ch. 4. Economic Considerations -- Ch. 5. Installation of Fiber-Optic Lighting -- Ch. 6. Applications -- App. A. Approximate Light Levels for Glass Fiber Using Metal Halide -- App. B. Representative Types of Miniature Lenses for Glass Fiber -- App. C. Bend Tolerances for Glass Tails Without Silicone Booting -- App. D. Reference Groups -- App. E. Determine the Volume of the Fiber Bundle for Size of Conduit -- App. F. Example of Calculations to Determine Light Level at Floor -- App. G. A Good First Estimation of Illuminance vs. Application -- App. H. Examples of Range of Components -- App. I. Installation Tips.
Summary: Fiber Optics in Architectural Lighting contains practical information in plain English; step-by-step checklists, how-to illustrations, color photos, plans, and examples of completed installations; and actual case studies of commercial, residential, institutional, industrial, and historic building projects from around the world, illustrating practical tips and caveats that provide the best results at the lowest cost. Whether you're an architect or designer, this all-in-one reference does more than any other guide to help you realize fiber-optic lighting indoors and outdoors and in every type of building.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-292) and index.

Ch. 1. History and Technology of Fiber Optics and Light Pipe -- Ch. 2. Getting Started with Fiber Optic Lighting -- Ch. 3. Designing with Fiber Optics -- Ch. 4. Economic Considerations -- Ch. 5. Installation of Fiber-Optic Lighting -- Ch. 6. Applications -- App. A. Approximate Light Levels for Glass Fiber Using Metal Halide -- App. B. Representative Types of Miniature Lenses for Glass Fiber -- App. C. Bend Tolerances for Glass Tails Without Silicone Booting -- App. D. Reference Groups -- App. E. Determine the Volume of the Fiber Bundle for Size of Conduit -- App. F. Example of Calculations to Determine Light Level at Floor -- App. G. A Good First Estimation of Illuminance vs. Application -- App. H. Examples of Range of Components -- App. I. Installation Tips.

Fiber Optics in Architectural Lighting contains practical information in plain English; step-by-step checklists, how-to illustrations, color photos, plans, and examples of completed installations; and actual case studies of commercial, residential, institutional, industrial, and historic building projects from around the world, illustrating practical tips and caveats that provide the best results at the lowest cost. Whether you're an architect or designer, this all-in-one reference does more than any other guide to help you realize fiber-optic lighting indoors and outdoors and in every type of building.

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