Course Details

Daylighting 2021-07-26T17:26:12+06:00

Course Title Daylighting

Course ID ARCH 6108

Course Program Postgraduate,  PhD,  M.Arch,  

Course Type Optional Theory

Credits 3.00

Credits Hours 5 Hrs/WK

Semester EE

Prerequisite None

Course Offered No

Description Daylight Sources; photometry and the sensor; characteristics and controls of daylight across the globe; overheating and the challenges of day lighting in the tropics; measurements of light and energy from the sky; light transmission characteristics; visual and thermal aspects of daylight; non-visual effect of daylight; therapeutic and circadian effects of light; daylighting in practice; codes and standards; good practice methods; daylit buildings and technologies; daylight simulations; numerical procedures and tools used in daylight modeling; static and dynamic day lighting metrics; weather data; realistic and dynamic annual daylight assessment methods; state-of-the-art day lighting analysis; advanced use of simulation software; hands-on exercises and application of daylight modeling to architectural project.