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15:28 May 7, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: foot candle power
The term "foot candle power" is a unit of power of electricity. Example: "20 to 30 foot candle power for service area". I am doing a Service Manual for a General Contractor. Any assistance would be very helpful.
Ida Lee

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na¿seguro? Figura "candle power" como "intensidad lumínica"



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¿seguro? Figura "candle power" como "intensidad lumínica"

"intensidad en bujías" y "potencia lumínica en bujías". También C.P.: poder luminoso, potencia luminosa.

Sospecho que "foot" se refiere a los 20-30 pies que esta potencia tiene que cubrir.

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Medidas de Luz
Pies-velas (Foot-candles)
Poder de vela (Candle-power)
Lux (bujía-metro, lumen por metro cuadrado)

Amplia Selección (uno de los motivos para usar alumbrado de 12 voltios)

Definition of Foot Candle
A "Foot Candle" is a standard unit, established as a reference and used when measuring the quantity of light. One Foot Candle equals the total intensity of light that falls upon a one square foot surface that is placed 1 foot away from a point source of light that equals 1 candle power. The term candela also refers to candle power, 1 candela = 1 candle power.

A light meter is used to measure the foot candle level of a scene. A light meter incorporates a photo-sensitive cell that creates an electrical current when light falls upon it. The metric reference for light level is known as Lux.

Hope this sheds some light on the subject. (Pardon the pun).



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