ES -074.-61Z, On-Campus Call # 1031
65Z Call # 1062   66Z Call # 1063
67Z Call # 1064   68Z Call # 1065
69Z Call # 1066   70Z Call # 1073

Instructor: Steve Murphy/Scott Gould
Summer 2002, 1.0 Unit
De Anza College Distance Learning Center
Office Location: LCW-102
Phone: 408-864-8969    FAX: 408-864-8245
Office Hours: M-Th, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri: CLOSED

This new class is an introduction to the fundamentals of lighting and energy management lighting techniques. It discusses the different types of lighting and day lighting applications used in commercial and institutional buildings, while describing the quality and quantity of lighting needed for certain applications, measuring efficiency, color rendering, ballasts, etc. Lighting design that provides visual comfort at lower energy costs will be emphasized.


Eligibility for English 100A; Reading 201; ESL 161-163 is advised.

Office Hours: 5:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Days/Hours: Tuesday Evenings(prior to class)
Phone/Voicemail: (408) 395-6299
FAX Telephone(s): (408) 864-8245  (408) 864-5546
Office Location: LCW 26
E-mail Address: mrph@gte.net

Be prepared to spend six hours per week attending class and using and studying the course materials.

  1. Read over the Online Orientation and if you have not done so for a previous EMTP course (Online Orientation may be found at this address: http://distance.deanza.fhda.edu/Orientation.html). The last day to add the class is August 20, 2002.
  2. Participate in the three live and interactive three-hour classes.
  3. Complete one three-hour field trip or lab activity (assignment to be announced).
  4. Complete all reading assignments.
  5. Complete class assignment.
  6. Complete activities associated with supplemental lab activity.
  7. Complete and turn in Class Journal/Notes as assigned.

After completing the reading assignments and participating in the video programs, you should be able to:

  1. Explore how light is produced and delivered by examining various lighting technologies and the efficiency associated with each technology
  2. Explore the relationship between lighting, vision, and human perception
  3. Examine the benefits and applications of compact fluorescent lighting
  4. Examine the benefits and applications of fluorescent lighting
  5. Assess the essential role of ballasts in a lighting
  6. Explore the various types of lighting controls and the benefits of their use
  7. Examine principles, applications and technologies for exterior lighting
  8. Explore the theory and benefits of daylighting as an alternative to electric lighting
  9. Explore the life cycle benefit of different lighting options in retrofit and new construction applications.

Textbook for Course:

The additional course materials for all students will be at:
www.deanza.fhda.edu/faculty/murphy/es74 class folder/website location or mailed to each individual broadcast site.

Three (3) three-hour Electric Motors and Drives video programs.

Viewing Options for Lighting video programs.

  1. Participate live at De Anza College classroom #LCW 26, by videotape on a one-week-delay broadcast on the CCC satellite network.
  2. The receive sites may tape the in-coming signal of the class, for later viewing. Check with the technical staff at your site where you may view the tape at your convenience
  3. De Anza students may check out tapes from the Open Media Lab to view at home.

Class Listserv for EMTP Courses
To sign up for the EMTP listserv go to the distance learning website: http://distance.deanza.fhda.edu/. Just below the boxes you will see a link that says: Subscribe to a Listserv Click on the link; scroll down through the list of classes until you find the one you want, and click on it to highlight it. Then type in your e-mail address in the box provided for that purpose. Click on the button that says "Subscribe" and you are finished

To use the listserv, send an email to emtplist@dadistance.fhda.edu and that email will be sent to all users who are signed up for the list.

To unsubscribe, send an email to: TechHelp@dadistance.fhda.edu  NOTE: You must send this email from the email address that is currently subscribed. Include a brief message to indicate that you wish to be unsubscribed and include the address of list serve that you wish to be removed from emtplist@dadistance.deanza.edu .

The course content comes from the teleclasses and assigned readings. Your activities will be from both the readings and video programs. If, for any reason, you miss watching a video program during the assigned week, you should still keep current with your reading assignments.

  1. Read the class material assignment (prior to the class or viewing the videotape).
  2. Participate in the class lecture:
    1. live on campus or on satellite, or
    2. on videotape in the Media Lab, in the De Anza Learning Center, at your local site or
    3. on videotape checked out from the Media Lab (limited copies) to view at home.
  3. Complete any required written assignments (see the Assignment Schedule).


  1. Homework Assignment: There is one comprehensive homework assignment. A student "Class Journal/Folders" also need to be turned in for credit. The due date for the assignment is listed in your lecture schedule. This assignment is worth a total of 100 points!
  2. Lab Activity: Your lab is scheduled for (Field Trip time and place TBD.) Your lab activity will be at your specific school site.

Submitting Assignments: Copy and attach the cover sheet on the last page of this syllabus.

Graded homework is returned for distribution to the DL Center about 7-10 days after its due date. Please present your DASB Photo ID to the Distance Learning Center staff to retrieve your work. If you have included a self-addressed, postage-paid envelope you homework will be returned to you.

Final Grading and Point Breakdown:

Homework 100 A 90 - 100%
Lab Activity Report 50 B 80 - 89%
Class Journal/Folder 50 C 70 - 79%
Total points 200 points D 60 - 69%
    F 59% and below

Policy on Copying and Cheating
Students who submit the work of others as their own or cheat on exams or other assignments receive a failing grade in the course and are reported to college authorities.

You may access your final grades through the Star System at 408-777-9394 or 650-917-0509 or the Internet at https://regserv.fhda.edu/da-grades.html.

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