Glossary » Units » Luminous Flux » Candlepower (spherical)
Candlepower (spherical) is a unit in the category of Luminous flux. It is also known as candlepowers. This unit is commonly used in the UK, US unit systems. Candlepower (spherical) has a dimension of JW where J is luminous intensity. It can be converted to the corresponding standard SI unit cd-sr by multiplying its value by a factor of 12.56637.
Note that the seven base dimensions are M (Mass), L (Length), T (Time), Q
(Temperature), N (Aamount of Substance), I (Electric Current), and J (Luminous Intensity).
Other units in the category of Luminous flux include Lumen (lm).