In recent years, even in the area of lighting design, lighting which simply fulfills a certain level of brightness requirement,
as well as those which are higher quality and are easier on the human eye and on human health, are being called for. The following
topics will be studied with a focus on visual psychology.
Purpose of class
It will be necessary to understand how humans see light and feel color.
Goals and objectives
It is necessary to be able to explain spatial characteristic.
It is necessary to be able to explain temporal characteristic.
It is necessary to be able to explain color vision, visibility and glare.
HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.)
Amount of Time Required
physical quantity and psychological quantity of stimulus
read handout 1
luminous quantities and units
read handout 2
eye and vision
read handout 3
read handout 4
read handout 5
color vision (1) color perception
read handout 6
color vision (2) color system
read handout 7
color vision (3) color sensation
read handout 8
read handout 9
functional visual field
read handout 10
read handout 11
visual characteristic of old people
read handout 12
comfortable lighted environment
read handout 13
light and living body
read handout 14
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'
Evaluation method and criteria
Students will be evaluated based on quizzes. Each quiz will be graded out of a possible score of 3 points. An average grade of 60% or higher will be required to pass.
Textbooks and reference materials
Studying basic Illuminating Engineering is desirable.
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
Relation to the environment
Development of social and professional independence
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicatable