Lighting Design with Dialux

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Lighting Design with Dialux

SkillsFuture Credit Approved Course


DIALux is a light planning program for the presentation of projects. Through this Lighting Design and Planning with Dialux course in Singapore, you will be able to plan the lighting you will use in a room, scene or building. The software will be able to calculate and visualize the daylight, as well as letting you plan your lighting scenes, plan the colour and intensity of the lights you will use, position on the project the emergency lighting, with the right legal number of luminaires, and many more.


12 hours


1. Introduction
1.1. What is DIALux
1.2. Why DIALux Evo

2. Basics Concepts of Luminaires
2.1. Brightness and flux
2.2. Lamps
2.3. Energy cost
2.4. Spectrum and colour
2.5. Position and orientation
2.6. Accessories

3. Luminaire Configuration File
3.1. Popular luminaire file type
3.2. Luminaire search
3.3. Commercial producer website

4. Introduction to DIALux
4.1. GUI
4.2. Create a building object
4.3. Software general configuration
4.4. Unit configuration
4.5. Output report configuration

5. 3D Working Area Construction
5.1. Importing working plan and configure layer filter
5.2. Create building outer bound contour
5.3. Create multiple storey
5.4. Duplicate storey with same structure
5.5. Create rooms and inner bound contour
5.6. Position building opening: windows and doors
5.7. Identify assessment zones
5.8. Creating geometric building elements
5.9. Setup building roofs
5.10. Create storey ceilings
5.11. Placing outer and inner objects
5.12. Import complex object from 3D Max Model
5.13. Setup object materials and colour
5.14. Setup object transparency and reflection parameters

6. Luminaire Arrangement
6.1. Import luminaire from configuration files
6.2. Luminaire search
6.3. Placing luminaire into 3D working area
6.4. Lamp configuration: Bulb, Spectrum, Flux, Power, temperature
6.5. Lamp maintenance
6.6. Luminaire orientation
6.7. Energy calculation

7. Luminaire Effect Calculation
7.1. How to trigger a calculation
7.2. Concepts of light scene and luminaire group
7.3. Luminaire group and light scene maintenance
7.4. Ray tracer
7.5. Add calculation object and calculation plane
7.6. Configure calculation parameters for calculation plane
7.7. Add visual task areas
7.8. Identify room main surface

8. Documentation
8.1. How to generate documentation
8.2. Setup documentation template
8.3. Generate the building summary
8.4. Generate the flux distribution report
8.5. Generate the chart and table for calculation plane
8.6. Generate the luminaire lists

9. Design Project