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  • This module covers the basic concepts of light and lighting. It is highly recommended that all trainees take this course.

    Learning Objectives:
    • What is light?
    • Properties of light
    • Wave nature of light
    • Particle nature of light
    • Spectral sensitivity of the human eye
    • Types of vision

  • This module would give you an insight into the structure and functioning of the human eye and how our eyes interact with light.

    Learning objectives:

    • The Human eye
    • Photoreceptors
    • The visual process
    • Visual functions
    • Visual acuity
    • Optical illusion

  • This module is about how we measure light, the terminologies and units used in measuring light and measuring instruments.

    Learning objectives:
    • Photometry
    • Luminous flux and luminous efficacy
    • Basic lighting quantities
    • Inverse square law
    • Cosine law
    • Measuring techniques and instruments
    1. This module is aimed at delivering the concepts behind defining colours in quantitative terms.

      Learning objectives:
      • Colorimetry
      • Types of colour mixing
      • CIE system and CIE chart
      • CIE chart: what is it used for?
      • Correlated Colour Temperature (CCT) and Colour Rendering Index (CRI)
      • Contrast detection and Metamerism.
    2. This module is about the quality aspects of lighting.

      Learning objectives:
      • Introduction
      • Principle lighting criteria
      • Luminance distribution
      • Glare
      • spatial distribution of light
      • Methods of light distribution
      • Lighting efficacy and efficiency


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