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Review of common materials used to manufacture exterior lighting equipment; manufacturability for each material, including casting techniques, mechanical and tensile strength, rigidity and service life. A hands-on review of micro climates (ocean, desert, urban, high altitude) on material finish and weathering is included.
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. In depth review on typical lighting fixture construction materials such as aluminum, stainless steel, brass, copper and bronze and the advantages or disadvantages of each.
2. Perform environmental corrosion tests on differing metals emphasizing the importance of proper material specifications.
3. Calculate metal material usage per fixture discussed.
4. Understand the importance of environmentally sustainable materials and cradle-to-cradle manufacturing.