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IEC Standards Update: October 2009

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has announced the availability of the following new standards and documents.  For additional information regarding the standards listed below, please visit the website of the IEC at http://www.iec.ch.

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Project IEC 60034-1 Ed. 12.0 (2009-10)
Rotating electrical machines – Part 1: Rating and performance

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Project IEC 60079-15 Ed. 4.0 (2009-10)   
Explosive atmospheres – Part 15: Equipment protection by type of protection “n”

IEC 60282-1 Ed. 7.0 (2009-10)    
High-voltage fuses – Part 1: Current-limiting fuses – applies to all types of high-voltage current-limiting fuses designed for use outdoors or indoors on alternating current systems of 50 Hz and 60 Hz and of rated voltages exceeding 1000 V.

IEC 60320-2-4 Amd.1 Ed. 1.0 (2009-10)    
Amendment 1 – Appliance couplers for household and similar general purposes – Part 2-4: Couplers dependent on appliance weight for engagement

IEC 60893-3-5 Ed. 2.1 (2009-10)    
Insulating materials – Industrial rigid laminated sheets based on thermosetting resins for electrical purposes – Part 3-5: Specifications for individual materials – Requirements for rigid laminated sheets based on polyester resins

IEC 60919-3 Ed. 2.0 (2009-10)    
Performance of high-voltage direct current (HVDC) systems with line-commutated converters – Part 3: Dynamic conditions

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Project IEC 61008-1 Ed. 3.0 (2009-10)   
Residual current operated circuit-breakers without integral overcurrent protection for household and similar uses (RCCBs) – Part 1: General rules

Project IEC 61009-1 Ed. 3.0 (2009-10)   
Residual current operated circuit-breakers with integral overcurrent protection for household and similar uses (RCBOs) – Part 1: General rules

IEC 61347-2-9 Ed. 1.2 (2009-10)    
Lamp controlgear – Part 2-9: Particular requirements for ballasts for discharge lamps (excluding fluorescent lamps)

IEC 62001 Ed. 1.0 (2009-10)    
High-voltage direct current (HVDC) systems – Guidebook to the specification and design evaluation of A.C. filters

Project IEC 62333-3 Ed. 1.0 (2009-10)   
Noise suppression sheet for digital devices and equipment – Part 3: Characterization of parameters ofnoise suppression sheet

 

ELECTRONICS

Project IEC 60191-6-18 Ed. 1.0 (2009-10)   
Mechanical standardization of semiconductor devices – Part 6-18: General rules for the preparation of outline drawings of surface mounted semiconductor device packagers – Design guide for ball grid array (BGA)

IEC 61188-7 Ed. 1.0 (2009-05)    
Printed boards and printed board assemblies – Design and use – Part 7: Electronic component zero orientation for CAD library construction

 

ENERGY AND HEAT TRANSFER ENGINEERING

Project IEC 60904-10 Ed. 2.0 (2009-10)   
Photovoltaic devices – Part 10: Methods of linearity measurement

 

HOUSEHOLD

IEC 60311 Ed. 4.2 (2009-10)    
Electric irons for household or similar use – Methods for measuring performance

IEC 60335-2-17 Ed. 2.2 (2009-10)    
Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2-17: Particular requirements for blankets, pads, clothing and similar flexible heating appliances

 

MEDICAL ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

IEC 60601-2-1 Ed. 3.0 (2009-10)    
Medical electrical equipment – Part 2-1: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of electron accelerators in the range 1 MeV to 50 MeV

IEC 60789 Ed. 3.0 (2009-10)    
Corrigendum 1 – Medical electrical equipment – Characteristics and test conditions of radionuclide imaging devices – Anger type gamma cameras

IEC 62354 Ed. 2.0 (2009-10)    
General testing procedures for medical electrical equipment

METROLOGY AND MEASUREMENT

Project IEC 61340-4-6 Ed. 1.0 (2009-10)   
Electrostatics – Part 4- 6: Standard test methods for specific applications – Wrist straps

Project IEC 61340-4-7 Ed. 1.0 (2009-10)   
Electrostatics – Part 4-7: Standard test methods for specific applications – Ionization

Project IEC 61340-4-8 Ed. 1.0 (2009-10)   
Electrostatics – Part 4-8: Standard test methods for specific applications – Discharge shielding – Bags

Project IEC 61340-4-9 Ed. 1.0 (2009-10)   
Electrostatics – Part 4-9: Standard test methods for specific applications – Garments

 

MULTIMEDIA

Project IEC 60728-13 Ed. 1.0 (2009-10)   
Cable networks for television signals, sound signals and interactive services – Part 13: Optical systems for broadcast signal transmissions (TA 5

IEC 60958-3 Amd.1 Ed. 3.0 (2009-10)    
Amendment 1 – Digital audio interface – Part 3: Consumer applications

Project IEC 62458 Ed. 1.0 (2009-10)   
Sound system equipment – Electroacoustical transducers – Measurement of large signal parameters

Project IEC 62459 Ed. 1.0 (2009-10)   
Sound system equipment – Electroacoustical transducers – Measurement of suspension parts

 

SAFETY

IEC 60529 Ed. 2.1 (2009-10)    
Corrigendum 3 – Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)

 

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Project IEC 60728-1-1 Ed. 1.0 (2009-10)   
Cable networks for television signals, sound signals and interactive services – Part 1-1: RF cabling for two way home networks (TA 5)

IEC 60728-7-3 Ed. 2.0 (2009-10)
Cable networks for television signals, sound signals and interactive services – Part 7-3: Hybrid fibre coax outside plant status monitoring – Power supply to transponder interface bus (PSTIB)

IEC 61156-1 Ed. 3.1 (2009-10)
Multicore and symmetrical pair/quad cables for digital communications – Part 1: Generic specification

IEC 61156-5-1 Ed. 3.0 (2009-10)
Multicore and symmetrical pair/quad cables for digital communications – Part 5-1: Symmetrical pair/quad cables with transmission characteristics up to 1 000 MHz – Horizontal floor wiring

Project IEC 61156-6 Ed. 3.0 (2009-10)
Multicore and symmetrical pair/quad cables for digital communications – Part 6: Symmetrical pair/quad cables with transmission characteristics up to 1 000 MHz – Work area wiring – Sectional specification

IEC 61156-6-1 Ed. 3.0 (2009-10)  
Multicore and symmetrical pair/quad cables for digital communications – Part 6-1: Symmetrical pair/quad cables with transmission characteristics up to 1 000 MHz – Work area wiring – Blank detail specification

 

TESTING

IEC 60112 Ed. 4.1 (2009-10)  
Method for the determination of the proof and the comparative tracking indices of solid insulating materials

 

 

  

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