ERIC Number: ED028628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Seminar to Discuss the Present Status of Vision Engineering for the Dade County Board of Public Instruction.
Pancoast, Ferendino, Grafton and Skeels, Architects, Miami, FL.
Proceedings of a seminar on the present status of vision engineering and the possible effects on criteria for school planning. A discussion by Dr. H. Richard Blackwell on vision engineering is included. Topics of discussion include--(1) broad aspects of the effect of light upon sight, (2) lighting variables and task visibility, (3) lighting variables and direct comfort, and (4) general remarks about illumination standards. Tables on lighting requirements for various tasks, required individual footcandles for No. 2 pencil task, and required weighted footcandles for No. 2 pencil task are included, as well as a paper by Dr. H. Richard Blackwell describing the visual benefits of polarized light. (RH)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pancoast, Ferendino, Grafton and Skeels, Architects, Miami, FL.