1983-02-01

History of Lighting Test Development 830638

This document is intended to provide some background on the evolution and development of the current SAE Standards and Recommended Practices relating to automotive lighting devices. Although varying with device, material, and intent, this paper addresses the Lighting Committee's methods for arriving at specific levels and features.Lighting standards differ in origin, content and application from most technical standards. They involve the psycho-physiological aspects of vision as well as the physical properties of lighting devices. Since they are sometimes referenced by public regulatory bodies, it was anticipated that this paper might be helpful to those using these standards to understand the origin and factors which affected their development through the years.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Purchase more aerospace standards and aerospace material specifications and save! AeroPaks off a customized subscription plan that lets you pay for just the documents that you need, when you need them.
X