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Street lighting

Street lighting

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Street lighting

  1. 1. STREET LIGHTING STREET LIGHTING
  2. 2. STREET LIGHTING • The street lighting is used in public roads in order to provide adequate visibility
  3. 3. EVOLUTION OF THE STREET LIGHTING • The ancient Greeks and Romans perceived this need, and the richest settled oil torches (Laternas) outside their homes, that a slave named "laternarius" promptly lit every night
  4. 4. EVOLUTION OF THE STREET LIGHTING • The first record we have of the installation of street lighting dating from the time of the Arab Empire, and is located in the city of Córdoba
  5. 5. EVOLUTION OF THE STREET LIGHTING • The first public showing of gaslights took place in 1805, in the famous Pall Mall, London, during the ceremony celebrating the King's birthday
  6. 6. EVOLUTION OF THE STREET LIGHTING • Baltimore was the first city in America to install gas lamps
  7. 7. EVOLUTION OF THE STREET LIGHTING •The first electric street lights were initially electric candles and it was used for the first time in Paris in 1880 and the following year in London. •The electric lamp has evolved over the years until use the light bulb powered by solar energy
  8. 8. EVOLUTION OF THE STREET LIGHTING
  9. 9. PARTS OF STREET LIGHTING
  10. 10. • http://youtu.be/mj-9Mv2r0YE • http://youtu.be/CtlZuuuG-mo

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