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Course: Colour Measurement
Teachers in charge Ph. D. Šuršica Parac-Osterman, Prof. Emeritus
Ph. D. Martinia Ira Glogar, Assoc. Prof.
Study, Module Textile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Textile Chemistry, Materials and Ecology
Course summary 3 (2+1+0)
Knowledge verification preliminary exam, writing exam, oral exam
Precondition for testing Completed course, practice and finals Mathematics and Physics
Lecture type lectures, practice
Exercise type laboratory practice
Subject content Colour and light. Mathematical evaluation of colour; standard light sources, tristimulus colour values, CIE system. Colour difference; according to CIELAB system, ISO standards. Metamerism. System of colour arrangement based on; psychological attributes of colour (Munsell, NCS etc.), colour of light and pigment (Pantone) mixing system, objectivity system (CIE, RAL), for specific areas in non-simetrical colour collections (marketing purposes), on screen 3-D colour presentation. Practical use of colour measurement. Kubelka - Munk theory. Calculation of a new recipe series and making corrections.
Aim of course Basics for colour measurement is precise colour evaluation, it`s reproduction and determining differences of similar colour hues. In technological production processes, distribution of ready-made products and creation of fashion collections as well as values of colour differences are being classified as the most important when determining quality of certain product. Instrumental colour measurement is included in all industrial production processes; processes of textile technology, design, graphics, media etc.
Literature necessary for course D.Parac-Osterman; Basics of Colour and evaluation systems, TTF, Zagreb 2005.
H.S. Shah, R.S.Gandhi; Instrumental Colour Measurements and Computer Aided Colour Matching for Textiles, Mahajon, India 1990.
J.Herak; Basics of Chemical Physics, SDC, Školska knjiga d.d. Zagreb, 2001
Supplement literature R.McDonald R; Colour Physics for Industry,SDC,Bradford 1997.
Wyszecki&Stiles; Color Science, J.Wiley&Sons, New York 2000.
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