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The Lighting Equipment Used in Modern Vehicles and the Measurement of the Range of Visibility of the Main Headlights

By Michal Martínek


This magister’s thesis is about modern lighting of vehicles, the visual range and afterglow in poor visibility. The first part of the thesis provides a detailed analysis of the current situation and problems, including a comprehensive description of the sources of light radiation, lamps, structures, and describe the systems used in modern lighting technology of vehicles. In the second part of the thesis there are the scientific methods to determine the issue of visual range and afterglow of the headlights. The second part is about the application of acquired techniques to detect an afterglow and the visual range of vehicles with modern headlights with a light source with xenon lamp, compared with a vehicle with a halogen lamp and a vehicle with an older halogen headlight

Topics: light intensity; Světlomet; kontrast; intenzita osvětlení; dohlednost.; visual range.; Headlight; dosvit; afterglow; light source; contrast; zdroj světla
Publisher: Vysoké učení technické v Brně. Ústav soudního inženýrství
Year: 2011
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