Literature Review and a Conceptual Research Framework of Adaptive Street Lighting Criteria

  • A. H. Ibrahim Department of Electrical Engineering, Qassim University, College of Engineering, Buraydah, Saudi Arabia
  • F. A. Alharbi Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Qassim University, Almulaidah Campus, Saudi Arabia
  • M. I. Almoshaogeh Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Qassim University, Almulaidah Campus, Saudi Arabia
  • A. E. M. Elmadina Department of Optometry, College of Applied Medical Science, Qassim University, Almulaidah Campus, Saudi Arabia
Volume: 10 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 6004-6008 | August 2020 |


Street lighting (SL) aims to improve security for street users during the night by expanding perceivability level by guaranteeing a certain luminance level. This paper introduces a brief investigation of previous researches on SL criteria and applications. The main objectives were to assess and indicate further research required in SL criteria, and explore additional aspects to improve their efficiency, with the Buraidah, Qassim region in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia used as a case study. This paper proposes additional limitations, alternative criteria, and their associated benefits.

Keywords: street lighting (SL), street lighting criteria, lighting environment and standardization, Buraidah-Qassim region


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