6B10.00 - Luminosity - Candela - Candle Power

See paragraph one in the procedure section.
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Demo Title:
Luminosity - Candela - Candle Power
The Candela
Area of Study:
Demo candle

A spoof designed to help in the explanation of the Candela,  which is one of the seven base units.

  • Nathaniel R. Greene, "Shedding Light on the Candela", TPT, Vol. 41, # 7, Oct. 2003, p. 409.
  • Robert J. Frohreich, " Measuring the Candle Power of the Sun", TPT, Vol. 3, # 1, Jan. 1965, p. 27.
  • Thomas B. Greenslade, Jr., "Standard Light Source", AJP, Vol. 91, #3, March 2023, p. 246.
  • Lorne A. Whitehead, Michele A. Mossman, "Jack O'Lanterns and the Integrating Spheres: Halloween Physics", AJP, Vol. 74, # 6, June 2006, p. 537.
  • George M. Hopkins, "Intensity of Light, Experimental Science, p. 222.
  • Yaakov Kraftmakher, "1.20, Irradiance and Illuminance", Experiments and Demonstrations in Physics, ISBN 981-256-602-3, p. 75.

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