• BS EN 61936-1 : 2010

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    POWER INSTALLATIONS EXCEEDING 1 KV A.C - PART 1: COMMON RULES

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    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2014

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Fundamental requirements
    5 Insulation
    6 Equipment
    7 Installations
    8 Safety measures
    9 Protection, control and auxiliary systems
    10 Earthing systems
    11 Inspection and testing
    12 Operation and maintenance manual
    Annex A (normative) - Values of rated insulation levels and
            minimum clearances based on current practice in some
            countries
    Annex B (normative) - Method of calculating permissible touch
            voltages
    Annex C (informative) - Permissible touch voltage according
            IEEE 80
    Annex D (informative) - Earthing system design flow chart
    Annex E (informative) - Protection measures against direct
            lightning strokes
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Special national conditions
    Annex ZB (informative) - A-deviations
    Annex ZC (normative) - Normative references to international
             publications with their corresponding European
             publications

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    Describes common rules for the design and the erection of electrical power installations in systems with nominal voltages above 1 kV a.c. and nominal frequency up to and including 60 Hz, so as to provide safety and proper functioning for the use intended.

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    Committee PEL/99 & GEL/600
    Development Note Supersedes 08/30191891 DC. (11/2012) Supersedes BS 7354(1990). (04/2014) 2010 Edition Re-Issued in July 2014 & incorporates AMD 1 2014. Supersedes 12/30274727 DC. (07/2014)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    BS 7430(2011) : 2011 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PROTECTIVE EARTHING OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
    BS 7430(2011) : 2011 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PROTECTIVE EARTHING OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS

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    IEC 61219:1993 Live working - Earthing or earthing and short-circuiting equipment using lances as a short-circuiting device - Lance earthing
    IEC 62271-100:2008+AMD1:2012+AMD2:2017 CSV High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 100: Alternating-current circuit-breakers
    IEC 60038:2009 IEC standard voltages
    IEC GUIDE 107:2014 Electromagnetic compatibility - Guide to the drafting of electromagnetic compatibility publications
    IEC TS 60479-1:2005+AMD1:2016 CSV Effects of current on human beings and livestock - Part 1: Generalaspects
    IEC 60826:2017 Design criteria of overhead transmission lines
    IEC 62271-200:2011 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 200: AC metal-enclosed switchgear and controlgear for rated voltages above 1 kV and up to and including 52 kV
    CLC/TR 62271-303 : 2009 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 303: USE AND HANDLING OF SULPHUR HEXAFLUORIDE (SF[6])
    HD 478.2.6 : 200S1 CLASSIFICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS - ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS APPEARING IN NATURE - EARTHQUAKE VIBRATION AND SHOCK
    EN 60079-10-1:2015 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 10-1: CLASSIFICATION OF AREAS - EXPLOSIVE GAS ATMOSPHERES (IEC 60079-10-1:2015 + COR1:2015)
    IEC 62271-207:2012 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 207: Seismic qualification for gas-insulated switchgear assemblies for rated voltages above 52 kV
    EN 62305-4:2011/AC:2016 PROTECTION AGAINST LIGHTNING - PART 4: ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS WITHIN STRUCTURES (IEC 62305-4:2010)
    IEC 60050-195:1998 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 195: Earthing and protection against electric shock
    IEC 62271-202:2014 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 202: High-voltage/ low-voltage prefabricated substation
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    EN 61219 : 1993 LIVE WORKING - EARTHING OR EARTHING AND SHORT-CIRCUITING EQUIPMENT USING LANCES AS SHORT-CIRCUITING DEVICE - LANCE EARTHING (IEC 1219:1993)
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    IEC 60050-605:1983 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 605: Generation, transmission and distribution of electricity - Substations
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    IEC 60050-411:1996 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 411: Rotating machinery
    IEC 60050-151:2001 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 151: Electrical and magnetic devices
    IEC 60050-441:1984 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 441: Switchgear, controlgear and fuses
    EN 62271-203:2012 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 203: Gas-insulated metal-enclosed switchgear for rated voltages above 52 kV
    EN 60060-1 : 2010 HIGH-VOLTAGE TEST TECHNIQUES - PART 1: GENERAL DEFINITIONS AND TEST REQUIREMENTS
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    EN 60076-11 : 2004 POWER TRANSFORMERS - PART 11: DRY-TYPE TRANSFORMERS
    EN 60079-10-2 : 2015 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 10-2: CLASSIFICATION OF AREAS - EXPLOSIVE DUST ATMOSPHERES (IEC 60079-10-2:2015)
    EN 62271-202:2014/AC:2014 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 202: HIGH-VOLTAGE/LOW-VOLTAGE PREFABRICATED SUBSTATION (IEC 62271-202:2014)
    IEC 60079-10-1:2015 Explosive atmospheres - Part 10-1: Classification of areas - Explosive gas atmospheres
    IEC 60754-1:2011 Test on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables - Part 1: Determination of the halogen acid gas content
    IEC TR 62271-300:2006 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 300: Seismic qualification of alternating current circuit-breakers
    EN 60034-3:2008 ROTATING ELECTRICAL MACHINES - PART 3: SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR SYNCHRONOUS GENERATORS DRIVEN BY STEAM TURBINES OR COMBUSTION GAS TURBINES
    IEC 60949:1988 Calculation of thermally permissible short-circuit currents, taking into account non-adiabatic heating effects
    EN 61100 : 1992 CLASSIFICATION OF INSULATING LIQUIDS ACCORDING TO FIRE POINT AND NET CALORIFIC VALUE
    EN 82079-1 : 2012 PREPARATION OF INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE - STRUCTURING, CONTENT AND PRESENTATION - PART 1: GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND DETAILED REQUIREMENTS (IEC 82079-1:2012)
    IEC 61100:1992 Classification of insulating liquids according to fire-point and net calorific value
    EN 13501-2:2016 FIRE CLASSIFICATION OF CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS AND BUILDING ELEMENTS - PART 2: CLASSIFICATION USING DATA FROM FIRE RESISTANCE TESTS, EXCLUDING VENTILATION SERVICES
    IEC TR 61000-5-2:1997 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 5: Installation and mitigation guidelines - Section 2: Earthing and cabling
    IEC 60034-3:2007 Rotating electrical machines - Part 3: Specific requirements for synchronous generators driven by steam turbines or combustion gas turbines
    IEC 61082-1:2014 RLV Preparation of documents used in electrotechnology - Part 1: Rules
    IEC 60721-2-2:2012 Classification of environmental conditions - Part 2-2: Environmental conditions appearing in nature - Precipitation and wind
    ISO/IEC Guide 51:2014 Safety aspects Guidelines for their inclusion in standards
    IEC 60865-1:2011 Short-circuit currents - Calculation of effects - Part 1: Definitions and calculation methods
    EN 62271-207:2012 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 207: SEISMIC QUALIFICATION FOR GAS-INSULATED SWITCHGEAR ASSEMBLIES FOR RATED VOLTAGES ABOVE 52 KV (IEC 62271-207:2012)
    IEC 60721-2-6:1990 Classification of environmental conditions. Part 2: Environmental conditions appearing in nature. Earthquake vibration and shock
    IEC 60044-6:1992 Instrument transformers - Part 6: Requirements for protective current transformers for transient performance
    IEC 62271-103:2011 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 103: Switches for rated voltages above 1 kV up to and including 52 kV
    IEEE 80 : 2013 GUIDE FOR SAFETY IN AC SUBSTATION GROUNDING
    IEC 60529:1989+AMD1:1999+AMD2:2013 CSV Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
    IEC 60754-2:2011 Test on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables - Part 2: Determination of acidity (by pH measurement) and conductivity
    IEC 62271-203:2011 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 203: Gas-insulated metal-enclosed switchgear for rated voltages above 52 kV
    ISO 1996-1:2016 Acoustics Description, measurement and assessment of environmental noise Part 1: Basic quantities and assessment procedures
    EN 60865-1:2012 SHORT-CIRCUIT CURRENTS - CALCULATION OF EFFECTS - PART 1: DEFINITIONS AND CALCULATION METHODS (IEC 60865-1:2011)
    IEC 62271-206:2011 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 206: Voltage presence indicating systems for rated voltages above 1 kV and up to and including 52 kV
    EN 60071-1:2006/A1:2010 INSULATION CO-ORDINATION - PART 1: DEFINITIONS, PRINCIPLES AND RULES
    IEC 60079-0:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 0: Equipment - General requirements
    IEC 61230:2008 Live working - Portable equipment for earthing or earthing and short-circuiting
    IEC 60331-21:1999 Tests for electric cables under fire conditions - Circuit integrity - Part 21: Procedures and requirements - Cables of rated voltage up to and including 0,6/1,0 kV
    EN 61082-1:2015 PREPARATION OF DOCUMENTS USED IN ELECTROTECHNOLOGY - PART 1: RULES (IEC 61082-1:2014)
    IEC 60034-1:2017 Rotating electrical machines - Part 1: Rating and performance
    EN 61034-1:2005/A1:2014 MEASUREMENT OF SMOKE DENSITY OF CABLES BURNING UNDER DEFINED CONDITIONS - PART 1: TEST APPARATUS (IEC 61034-1:2005/A1:2013)
    IEC 62271-1:2017 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 1: Common specifications for alternating current switchgear and controlgear
    IEC 60071-2:1996 Insulation co-ordination - Part 2: Application guide
    IEC 60076-2:2011 Power transformers - Part 2: Temperature rise for liquid-immersed transformers
    EN 60071-2 : 1997 INSULATION CO-ORDINATION - APPLICATION GUIDE
    IEC 60050-826:2004 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 826: Electrical installations
    IEC 62305-4:2010 Protection against lightning - Part 4: Electrical and electronic systems within structures
    EN 61140:2016 PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK - COMMON ASPECTS FOR INSTALLATION AND EQUIPMENT (IEC 61140:2016)
    IEC 60331-1:2009 Tests for electric cables under fire conditions - Circuit integrity - Part 1: Test method for fire with shock at a temperature of at least 830 °C for cables of rated voltage up to and including 0,6/1,0 kV and with an overall diameter exceeding 20 mm
    IEC 60050-651:2014 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 651: Live working
    IEC 60721-2-4:1987+AMD1:1988 CSV Classification of environmental conditions - Part 2-4: Environmental conditions appearing in nature - Solar radiation and temperature
    HD 478.2.7 : 200S1 CLASSIFICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS - ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS APPEARING IN NATURE - FAUNA AND FLORA
    HD 602 : 200S1 TEST ON GASES EVOLVED DURING COMBUSTION OF ELECTRIC CABLES - DETERMINATION OF DEGREE OF ACIDITY OF GASES EVOLVED DURING THE COMBUSTION OF MATERIALS TAKEN FROM ELECTRIC CABLES BY MEASURING PH CONDUCTIVITY
    IEC 60060-1:2010 High-voltage test techniques - Part 1: General definitions and test requirements
    IEC 60050-602:1983 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 602: Generation, transmission and distribution of electricity - Generation
    IEC 82079-1:2012 Preparation of instructions for use - Structuring, content and presentation - Part 1: General principles and detailed requirements
    IEC 61140:2016 Protection against electric shock - Common aspects for installation and equipment
    IEC 60071-1:2006+AMD1:2010 CSV Insulation co-ordination - Part 1: Definitions, principles and rules
    EN 60076-2:2011 POWER TRANSFORMERS - PART 2: TEMPERATURE RISE FOR LIQUID-IMMERSED TRANSFORMERS
    IEC TS 60815-1:2008 Selection and dimensioning of high-voltage insulators intended for use in polluted conditions - Part 1: Definitions, information and general principles
    IEC 60664-1:2007 Insulation coordination for equipment within low-voltage systems - Part 1: Principles, requirements and tests
    EN 62271-200:2012/AC:2015 HIGH-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 200: AC METAL-ENCLOSED SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR FOR RATED VOLTAGES ABOVE 1 KV AND UP TO AND INCLUDING 52 KV (IEC 62271-200:2011)
    IEC 61034-1:2005+AMD1:2013 CSV Measurement of smoke density of cables burning under defined conditions - Part 1: Test apparatus
    IEC 62271-104:2015 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 104: Alternating current switches for rated voltages higher than 52 kV
    IEC 60721-2-3:2013 Classification of environmental conditions - Part 2-3: Environmental conditions appearing in nature - Air pressure
    IEC 62271-102:2001+AMD1:2011+AMD2:2013 CSV High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 102: Alternatingcurrent disconnectors and earthing switches
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