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BS EN 60073:2002

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Basic and safety principles for man-machine interface, marking and identification. Coding principles for indicators and actuators

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Hardcopy , PDF

Language(s)

English

Published date

06-09-2002

INTRODUCTION
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Definitions
4 Coding principles
  4.1 General
  4.2 Visual codes
      4.2.1 Coding by colours
      4.2.2 Coding by shapes and/or position
      4.2.3 Coding by changing of characteristics over time
  4.3 Acoustic codes
  4.4 Tactile codes
5 Application requirements
  5.1 Indication modes
  5.2 Actuation modes
      5.2.1 Non-illuminated actuators
      5.2.2 Illuminated actuators
      5.2.3 Actuators as a part of pictorial presentation on
            a video display screen
Annexes
A (normative) Special requirements for mechanical indicators
B (informative) Example for the application of indication
  coding (using colours)
C (informative) Examples of visual, acoustic and tactile
  codes
ZA (normative) Normative references to international
   publications with their corresponding European publications
Bibliography

Gives general rules for assigning particular meanings to certain visual, acoustic and tactile indications in order to: - increase the safety of persons, property and/or the environment through the safe monitoring and control of the equipment or process; - facilitate the proper monitoring, control and maintenance of the equipment or process; - facilitate the rapid recognition of control conditions and actuator positions.

Establishes general rules for assigning particular meanings to certain visual, acoustsic and tactile indications. It has the status of a Basic Safety Publication in accordance with IEC Guide 104.

Committee
GEL/3
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 4099-1(1986), BS 4099-2(1977), 93/213652 DC and 90/26885 DC (09/2002)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
36
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
Supersedes

Standards Relationship
EN 60073:2002 Identical
NBN EN 60073 : 2002 Identical
I.S. EN 60073:2002 Identical
SN EN 60073 : 2002 Identical
DIN EN 60073:2003-05 Identical
IEC 60073:2002 Identical
NF EN 60073 : 2003 Identical
NEN EN 60073 : 1996 Identical
UNE-EN 60073:2005 Identical

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