Accession Number : AD0747686

Title :   Visual Illusions Caused by the Stroboscopic Effects of Lighting on Inustrial Machinery.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND TEXARKANA TEX INTERN TRAINING CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Cates,Charles A.

Report Date : DEC 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 63

Abstract : The report investigates the visual illusions caused by the stroboscopic effects of lighting on rotating and reciprocating machinery. The lamps studied were fluorescent, mercury vapor, and incandescent. The results from the experimentation showed stroboscopic effects for the fluorescent and the mercury vapor lamps. No stroboscopic effects were observed from the incandescent lamps. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ILLUSIONS, *VISION), INDUSTRIAL MEDICINE, LIGHT PULSES, STROBOSCOPES, MERCURY LAMPS, INCANDESCENT LAMPS, MACHINES

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE