Course Light-1: An Introduction to Lighting Design



Course Description:

This course is intended to prepare the target persons with the ability to understand and recognize different lighting sources, fixtures and lamps with defining the basics of lighting design terminology. 

The target Persons:

Design engineers, new graduate engineers, under graduate engineering students, site field engineers, maintenance engineers and technicians. 

Skills Development:

On completion of this course the target person will be able to: 

  • Understand the concepts , terminology and basics for lighting design, 
  • Recognize lighting sources, fixtures and lamps, 
  • Understand day lighting design basics. 




Course Outline:





A.1 Types of Indoor Light fixtures/luminaires .


A.2 Types of Light fixtures according to light function:


A.3 Classification of Light fixtures according to lamp type .


A.4 How we can select the proper lamp type for a certain application:


A.5 Classification of Light fixtures according to installation method :

a- Free-standing or portable

b- Fixed:


A.6 Types of Light fixtures according to the percentage of light output above and below the horizontal:



A.7 lighting fixture classification according to the Building/Space type.



B- Outdoor lighting





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