work plane

work plane

The plane at which work is usually done, at which the illumination is specified and measured; usually assumed to be a horizontal plane about 30 in. (76 cm) above the floor.
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For the construction the water is piped Alb and showered, so a work plane is created for a distance of about 120 m.
Oculus clients are approving lower light levels at the work plane of 15 to 25 footcandles rather than 30 to 40 fc.
A comprehensive work plane was worked out in collaboration with all stakeholders and taken steps for the capacity building, awareness campaign, registration of fruit fly free mango orchards and hot waster treatment to increase exports.
Once the final exitance of all room surfaces was established, configuration factors were computed from nine equidistant grid points on the work plane to all the surfaces that contribute to light at these discreet points.
For later usage in glare calculation and for obtaining accurate work plane illuminance, in the ray tracing method, a 40-by-40 grid size is applied for each interior surface, and for work plane illuminance and vertical illuminance, a 3-by-3 grid size is used.
Computer simulation techniques were used in the present study to predict the average day light factor and illuminance over the work plane in office spaces for the purpose of investigating the effect of external shading devices on day lighting.
Planit says its Alphacam 2011 R2 CAD/CAM software offers many new features including a new Geometry Query Manager, improved parallel and flat area 3D machining strategies, automatic work plane ordering and adaptive feed rate support for Z contour roughing.
Kocifaj etal (2008) present a theoretical method for calculating direct illuminance on a work plane that results from entry of sunlight and daylight from sky into the pipe, each part being reflected a number of times and then exits alternately through transparent and diffuse exit port to reach the work plane.
Other chapters cover mechanical mates, SimulationXpress, work plane procedures, creating a helix, and importing .
Use of 3D mice also gives users a unified view of large assemblies with the ability to more intuitively rotate the work plane and viewing perspective.
DARK DAYS Thick acrid smoke blocks out the sun's rays; HARD WORK Plane tackles blaze; DANGER Flames burn out of control; DESPERATE Helicopter fights fire
For those users who work in 3D, both versions now display workplane intersections with existing 3D objects, making work plane visualization simple.