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TM14 Standard file format for transfer of luminaire photometric data (1988)
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TM14 Standard file format for transfer of luminaire photometric data (1988)

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Computer programs for lighting design require a large input of photometric data and luminaire descriptions. For the rapid transfer of data a standardised data file format is required which can deal with both manual and electronic data transfer.

TM14: CIBSE Standard file format for the electronic transfer of luminaire photometric data details the standard file formats for photometric data which permit files to be transferred electronically from manufacturers to data users and vise versa for greater convenience and efficiency.
 

Contents:

1. Scope

2. Introduction

3. Conventions

3.1 Co-ordinate systems
3.2 Programming

4. File format for basic data
4.1 Description of data
4.2 Examples of data

5. File format for lumen design method and glare checking
5.1 Description of data
5.2 Examples of derived data

Acknowledgements
Task Group
Chair: L Bedoc
Members: A J Baxter; J C Digweed; A E Glenny; V P Rolfe; A I Slater; A P Wilson; D J Rowe (Secretary)