Principles of Color Technology

ISBN-10: 047119459X

ISBN-13: 9780471194590

Edition: 3rd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Roy S. Berns

List price: $227.00
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


While the basic theory of colour technology has remained the same, the process has become considerably more automated. This edition is therefore a useful update for those wishing to keep abreast of changing protocols.
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
SQL Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Excel® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Word® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $227.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/10/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.838

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to Second Edition
Defining Color
What This Book Is About
The Physical Stimulus
Sources of Light
How Materials Modify Light
Spectral Characteristics of Materials
Goniophotometric and Goniochromatic Aspects
Perceiving Color
Describing Color
Organizing Colors--The Desert Island Experiment
Color Coordinates
Factors Affecting Color Descriptions--The Art Classroom Experiment
Color Appearance
Describing Color
Systems Based on Color Mixing
Systems Based on Color Perception
The Munsell Color System
The Natural Color System
The OSA Uniform Color Scales System
The Colorcurve System
Other Systems
Systems Based on Color Matching: The CIE System
Derivation of the Standard Observers
Theoretical Considerations
The Color-Matching Experiment
The 1924 CIE Standard Photopic Observer
The 1931 CIE Standard Observer
The 1964 CIE Standard Observer
The CIE Standard Deviate Observer
Calculating Tristimulus Values for Materials
Chromaticity Coordinates and the Chromaticity Diagram
Calculating Tristimulus Values and Chromaticity Coordinates for Sources
More Nearly Uniformly Spaced Systems
Uniform-Chromaticity Scale Diagrams
Lightness Scales
Opponent-Type Systems
One-Dimensional Color Scales
Yellowness Scales
Whiteness Scales
Color Differences
Measuring Color
Basic Principles of Measuring Color
The Sample
Samples for Analysis
Form Suitable for Inspection
Visual Color Measurement
Standardized Illuminating and Viewing Conditions
Measuring Color Appearance
Measuring Color Equality
Sample and Single Standard
Sample and Multiple Standards
Defining Limit Standards
Instrumental Color Measurement
Measurement Geometries
CIE Standard Geometries--Reflectance
Choosing a CIE Geometry--Reflectance
CIE Standard Geometries--Transmittance
Multiangle Geometries
Other Measurement Devices
Abridged Spectrometers
Imaging Systems
Goniophotometers, Glossmeters, and so on
Selecting a Color-Measuring Instrument
Precision and Accuracy Measurements
Calibration and Verification
Evaluating Precision
Evaluating Accuracy
The Importance of High Precision and Accuracy
Instruments That Measure Sources
Measuring Color Quality
Perceptibility and Acceptability Visual Judgments
Historical Perspective
Equations Based on Munsell Data
Equations Based on Matching Colored Lights
Equations Based on Evaluating Colored Materials
The Color-Difference Problem
Comparing Datasets
Observer Variability
Progress by the CIE
Recent Comprehensive Color-Difference Research
Weighted Color-Difference Equations
CMC (l:c) Color-Difference Equation
Luo-Rigg Dataset and the BFD Equation
RIT-DuPont Dataset
Recent CIE Color-Difference Activities
The "Color Tolerance" Experiment
Other Quality Metrics
Metamerism Indices
Color Inconstancy Index
Some Matters of Terminology
Dyes Versus Pigments
Chemical Nature
Presence of a Binder
Classification of Colorants
The Colour Index International
Special Colorants--Fluorescents and Flakes
Fluorescent Colorants
Metallic Flakes
Pearlescent and Interference Flakes
Photochromatic and Thermochromic Colorants
Selecting the Colorants to Use
Sources of Information
Experienced Personnel
Suppliers of Colorants
Books and Periodicals
The User's Experience
General Principles in Choosing Colorants
Color as an Engineering Material
The Various Meanings of Color
Engineering Properties of Colorants
Color Gamuts
The Selection of Colorants
Producing Colors
Color Modeling
Color-Mixing Laws
Additive Versus Subtractive Mixing
Finding the Appropriate Mixing Law
Simple-Subtractive Mixing
Complex-Subtractive Mixing
Additive Mixing
Color CRT Displays
Color Printing
The "Visual-Based Color-Matching" Experiment
Instrumental-Based Color Matching
Database Development
Spectrophotometric Colorant Identification
Spectral-Matching Algorithms
Colorimetric-Matching Algorithms
Batch Correction
Other Features
Strength of Colorants
Recipe Sensitivity Evaluation
Shade Sorting, Clustering, and Tapering
Those Other Aspects Affecting Appeareance
Color Matching of Images and Graphics
Color-Matching Objectives
"Device-Independent" Color Encoding
Color Management Systems
Back to Principles
Mathematics of Color Technology
Matrix Algebra
Transformation of Primaries
Television and Display Colorimetry
Instrumental-Based Color Matching
Indices of Metamerism and Color Inconstancy
Color Management
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.