Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Mechatronics, Control and Electronic Engineering

Research on the Photometric Performance of Modified HID Headlamps

Authors
Wei Wang, Weili Bu, Zaozao Wang, Shijun Zhang
Corresponding Author
Wei Wang
Available Online March 2014.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/mce-14.2014.135How to use a DOI?
Keywords
HID conversion kit; photometric performance; CIE 188 Technical Report ; Modified Headlamps
Abstract
In order to obtain brighter light beam, consumers would like to replace the halogen bulb in the headlamp of their car with HID conversion kit. In the vehicle market of China, relevant laws or regulations on modified headlamps are rarely found for now. This study investigated the photometric performance of modified HID headlamps. Using the performance assessment method for headlighting systems described in CIE 188 Technical Report, this study compared the shape of cut-off line, road scene illumination and glare of headlamps installed in cars of same type but with different light sources (including halogen bulb, HID light source and HID conversion kit). The results indicated that the photometric performance of modified HID headlamps depended heavily on the optical system (reflector or projector) of headlamps. For consumers, it is hard to tell the quality of modified HID headlamps. We suggest that ti requires regulations for the modified HID headlamps, in order to improve traffic security.
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Proceedings
2014 International Conference on Mechatronics, Control and Electronic Engineering (MCE-14)
Part of series
Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
Publication Date
March 2014
ISBN
978-94-62520-31-8
ISSN
1951-6851
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/mce-14.2014.135How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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