Lighting Units and Measurements in Plant Cultivation

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor Pinho, Paulo
dc.contributor.author Carneiro Simões Moreira Neves, Goncalo
dc.date.accessioned 2014-12-29T08:38:01Z
dc.date.available 2014-12-29T08:38:01Z
dc.date.issued 2014-12-15
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/14807
dc.description.abstract The correct use of light units and measurement in plant cultivation is fundamental in research and commercial applications. Currently, no consensus has been found so far between scientific and commercial communities. In this work a definition and presentation of the basic concepts of light interaction with plants is covered, as well as, the current metric systems for lighting measurements in plant cultivation. A presentation of the two main technologies used in light sensors and light measurement devices in use today, is done. This work also refers to the current guidelines for measuring and reporting lighting measurements in plant cultivation, for research and commercial applications. The final part of this work reports and discusses the results of a practical experiment of lighting measurements in plant cultivation. It emphasizes the error that can result when using the wrong metric system and when the user is performing light averaging measurements with few measuring points. en
dc.format.extent 47
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title Lighting Units and Measurements in Plant Cultivation en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö en
dc.contributor.school Sähkötekniikan korkeakoulu fi
dc.subject.keyword plant cultivation en
dc.subject.keyword light en
dc.subject.keyword lighting measurements en
dc.subject.keyword metrics en
dc.subject.keyword units en
dc.subject.keyword sensors en
dc.subject.keyword guidelines en
dc.subject.keyword photosynthetically active radiation en
dc.subject.keyword devices. en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201412293332
dc.programme.major Illumination engineering and electrical building services fi
dc.programme.mcode S3015 fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Halonen, Liisa
dc.programme EST - Master’s Programme in Electrical Engineering fi
dc.location P1 fi


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