Gives requirements for the classification, selection, packaging, marking, calibration and care of reference solar devices. Covers solar reference devices used to determine the electrical performance of solar cells, modules and arrays under natural and simulated sunlight.
IEC 60904-3:2008 describes basic measurement principles for determining the electrical output of PV devices. The principles given in this standard are designed to relate the performance rating of PV devices to a common reference terrestrial solar spectral irradiance distribution.
Gives guidance for the measurement of the relative spectral response of both linear and non-linear photovoltaic devices.
Defines classifications of solar simulators for use in indoor measurements of terrestrial photovoltaic devices; solar simulators are classified as A, B or C for each of the three categories based on criteria of spectral distribution match, irradiance non-uniformity on the test plane and(...)
Gives recommendations on the data to be measured to enable an operator to diagnose developing deviations from normal functioning so as to take corrective action at an early stage.
Defines requirements for additional instrumentation to measure coolant parameters, which are of interest when abnormal conditions arise with either one or two phases of coolant or with gas included in the reactor vessel.
Defines a modular data-bus system for data acquisition, data processing and control. Gives mechanical, signal, electrical and protocol specifications that are sufficient to assure compatibility between units from different sources of design and production.
IEC 60951-1:2009 provides general guidance on the design principles and performance criteria for equipment to measure radiation and fluid (gaseous effluents or liquids) radioactivity levels at nuclear power plants during and after an accident. It specifies the general characteristics, general(...)
IEC 60951-2:2009 provides general guidance on the design principles and performance criteria for equipment for continuous off-line monitoring of radioactivity in gaseous effluents and ventilation air used in nuclear power plants for accident and post-accident conditions.
IEC 60951-3:2009 provides general guidance on the design principles and performance criteria for equipment for continuous high range area gamma monitoring in nuclear power plants for accident and post-accident conditions.
IEC 60951-4:2009 provides general guidance on the design principles and performance criteria for equipment for continuous in-line or on-line monitoring of radioactivity in process stream in nuclear power plants for accident and post-accident conditions.
Specifies very accurate testing of steam turbines to obtain the level of performance with minimum measuring uncertainty. Defines uniform rules for preparing and carrying out an evaluation of the acceptance tests.
Provides for acceptance tests of steam turbines of various types and capacities with appropriate measuring uncertainty. Only the relevant portion of these rules will apply to any individual case. The resulting measuring uncertainty of the test result is determined by calculating methods(...)
This part of IEC 60953, also called "retrofit code" (RC), establishes a supplementary retrofit code for thermal verification tests of retrofitted steam turbines.
Considers the functional design criteria for a Safety Parameter Display System (SPDS) giving concise information to aid operating personnel, particularly in abnormal conditions.
IEC 60964:2009 provides functional design requirements to be used in the design of the main control room of a nuclear power plant to meet operational and safety requirements. Also provides functional interface requirements which relate to control room staffing, operating procedures, and the(...)
IEC 60965:2009 establishes requirements for the supplementary control points provided to enable the operating staff of nuclear power plants to shut down the reactor and maintain the plant in a safe shut-down state in the event that control of the safety functions can no longer be exercised(...)
IEC 60988:2009 is applicable to on-site systems used for continuous monitoring of structure-borne sound measured at the reactor coolant pressure boundary of light water reactors for the purpose of detecting loose parts.
Provides guidelines for the design principles, the location, the application, the calibration, the operation, and the testing of installed equipment for continuously monitoring local gamma radiation dose rates in nuclear power plants under normal operation conditions and anticipated(...)
Defines standard routines for software access to a FASTBUS system, a standardized modular high-speed data acquisition and control system defined in IEC 60935. The object is to provide standard routines that have the same meaning to all users so as to minimize duplication of software effort,(...)
Describes a method for the measurement of noise emitted by steam turbines including driven machinery operating under steady state conditions. The results are expressed in sound power levels and in sound pressure levels. Applies to steam turbines of all sizes without limitation of output.
Contains recommendations for the conduct of tests of speed control systems of steam turbines. Applies primarily to constant speed steam turbines but may be applied where appropriate for other types of turbines.
Provides the future purchaser with information allowing him to prepare the required documents, from the call for tenders up to acceptance tests and operation of electromechanical equipment. Applies to installations having outputs of less than 5 MW and turbines with diameters less than 3 m.
Lays down requirements for the design qualification and type approval of terrestrial photovoltaic modules suitable for long-term operation in general open-air climates, as defined in IEC 60721-2-1. Determines the electrical and thermal characteristics of the module and shows, as far as(...)
Defines the intended criteria for the choice, conception and use of equipment for the measurement of the response time of resistance temperature detectors (RTD) which are used in the safety and control systems of nuclear reactors. Describes the techniques which can be used for the in situ(...)
Specifies the performance and the functional characteristics of the electrical supply systems required for the instrumentation and control (I&C) systems important to safety of a nuclear power plant. Gives also guidance on the possible use of these supplies for other I&C systems.