Difference between revisions of "Lux"

From CAMEO
Jump to: navigation, search
(talk)
 
(Description)
 
Line 1: Line 1:
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
In the International System ([http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=SIH SI]), illumination is measured as lux which is defined as one lumen per square meter.  In English units, light is measured by [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=foot-candle foot-candles] which is defined as one lumen per square foot.  Thus, one foot-candle is about 10 lux (9.4).
+
In the International System ([[SI]]), illumination is measured as lux which is defined as one lumen per square meter.  In English units, light is measured by [[foot-candle|foot-candles]] which is defined as one lumen per square foot.  Thus, one foot-candle is about 10 lux (9.4).
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

Latest revision as of 14:33, 21 January 2014

Description

In the International System (SI), illumination is measured as lux which is defined as one lumen per square meter. In English units, light is measured by foot-candles which is defined as one lumen per square foot. Thus, one foot-candle is about 10 lux (9.4).

Synonyms and Related Terms

meter-candle

Retrieved from "http://cameo.mfa.org/index.php?title=Lux&oldid=45407"