Candelas-per-square-meter

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An engineering unit falls under Light group, commonly used by automation professionals.

Definitions[edit]

  • "The candela per meter squared (cd / m2 ) is the standard unit of luminance. It represents a luminous intensity of one candela radiating from a surface whose area is one square meter."[1]
  • "The brightness of a source is measured in candela per square meter." [2]


Conversion to SI and other common units[edit]

1 Candela per square meter (cd/m2) equals to:

9.2903×10-2
foot-candle
1
lux
1×10-4
phot
3.14159
apostilb
1×10-4
candle per square centimeter
9.2903×10-2
candle per square foot
6.4516×10-4
candle per square inch
1
candle per square meter
0.291864
foot-lambert
3.14169×10-4
lambert
1
nit
1×10-4
stilb


Communication Protocol Support[edit]

This engineering unit is supported by the following communication protocols:

1. BACnet

  • 2008 specification.
  • Enumeration=180


References[edit]