# 17-26-034

effective dose

Heff

dose which produces the effect considered

Note 1 to entry: This definition is based on the assumption that an action spectrum is adopted for the effect considered, and that its maximum value is 1.

Note 2 to entry: It is essential to specify which action spectrum is used, as the unit is the same for any action spectrum.

Note 3 to entry: The effective dose is expressed in joule per square metre (J·m−2).

Note 4 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-06-22 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 5 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-359 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12