SRJC Course Outlines

1/26/2023 8:36:48 PMINDE 83 Course Outline as of Fall 2016

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  INDE 83Title:  LIGHTING DESIGN  
Full Title:  Lighting Design
Last Reviewed:9/27/2010

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Concepts and principles of basic lighting design for interior spaces. Topics include the properties of light, human vision and perception, lighting equipment, lighting design concepts, lighting design documentation, and lighting applications.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Concepts and principles of basic lighting design for interior spaces. Topics include the properties of light, human vision and perception, lighting equipment, lighting design concepts, lighting design documentation, and lighting applications.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Apply the lighting design process to a design project.
2. Identify and analyze programming issues in order to develop a lighting design.
3. Analyze lighting fixtures in terms of optics, scale, style, and use.
4. Interpret and apply lighting codes and standards in the development of a lighting design.
5. Produce appropriate design documentation.
6. Analyze lighting needs for a design project.
7. Design ambient, task, and special effect lighting that is aesthetically pleasing and appropriate for clients needs.
8. Identify, evaluate, and specify appropriate lighting fixtures and lamps for client needs.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Lighting Design
    A. Design process
       1. Programming
       2. Schematic design
       3. Design development
       4. Construction documents
       5. Bidding and negotiation
       6. Construction
       7. Post occupancy evaluation
    B.  Programming issues
       1. Players
       2. Preferences and impressions
       3. User needs and preferences
       4. Safety and security issues
       5. Architectural factors
       6. General lighting considerations
       7. Budget
       8. Energy considerations
       9. Maintenance considerations
       10. Programming communication
       11. Programming documentation
    C. Schematic design
       1. Space users
       2. Visual tasks
       3. Lighting effects
       4. Budget
       5. Flexibility
       6. System controls
       7. Applicable codes
       8. Design concepts
    D.  Design development
       1. Selecting equipment
       2. Luminaire layouts
       3. Mounting details
       4. Calculations
       5. Communication and coordination
       6. Documentation
II.  Light, Vision and Color
    A. Lighting terminology
       1. Flux
       2. Intensity
       3. Illuminance
       4. Exitance and luminance
       5. Reflectance and transmittance
    B. Vision
       1. Eye anatomy
       2. The retina
       3. Photoreceptors
       4. Visual perception
       5. Visual acuity
       6. Adaptation
       7. Accommodation
       8. Glare
       9. Vision problems
       10. Effects of age
    C. Light and color
       1. Nature of light
       2. Color
       3. Chromaticity (color temperature)
       4. Spectral power distribution curve
       5. Color rendering index
III. Light Sources
    A. Measuring lamp performance
    B. Lamp types
    C. Fixtures
    D. Daylighting
IV.  Luminaries and Controls
    A. Luminaries
       1. Mounting
       2. Distribution
       3. Terms to know
    B. Lighting controls
       1. Hardware
       2. Control strategies
V.   Lighting Codes and Standards
    A. National Electrical Code
    B. Americans with Disabilities Act
    C. Title 24
    D. Other energy codes
VI.  Lighting Concepts and Techniques
    A. The layered approach
    B. Composition
    C. Downlighting
    D. Uplighting
    E. Cove lighting
    F. Wall washing
    G. Grazing
    H. Accent lighting
VII. Lighting Design Documentation
    A. Design development documents
    B. Construction documents
    C. Lighting design documents
    D. Lighting plans
    E. Detail drawings
    F. Lighting fixture schedule
    G. Control schedule
    H. Lighting specifications
    I. CSI (Construction Specifications Institute) specification format
    J. Lighting catalog cut sheets
VIII. Lighting Applications
    A. Office lighting
       1. General considerations
       2. Special design issues in office lighting
       3. Office lighting applications
       4. Additional resources
    B. Hospitality lighting
       1. General considerations
       2. Layering approaches
       3. Equipment
       4. Sample applications
    C. Retail lighting
    D. Residential lighting
IX.  The Lighting Professions

Assignments:
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1. Reading: approximately 15 - 25 pages per week
2. Light study sketches (3 - 7)
3. Lighting design project: full documentation including project correspondence, lighting specifications, cut sheets, concept sketches, energy calculations, budgeting information
4. In-class presentation of design project
5. Lighting design project binder
6. Midterm examination
7. Field trip(s) during regularly scheduled class sessions

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Lighting design project documentation
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Lighting design project, sketches, oral presentation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 15%
Exams: multiple choice, matching items, completion, short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 35%
Attendance and participation; project binder


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Lighting Design Basics, Karlen, Mark and James Benya, John Wiley & Sons, 2004.
Instructor prepared materials.

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