• IEC 60068-3-3:1991

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    Environmental testing - Part 3-3: Guidance - Seismic test methods for equipments

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    Superseded date:  31-12-2021

    Language(s):  English - French, Russian, Spanish, Castilian

    Published date:  28-02-1991

    Publisher:  International Electrotechnical Committee

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    FOREWORD
    PREFACE
    INTRODUCTION
    SECTION ONE - GENERAL
    Clause
    1 Object
    2 General considerations
    3 Definitions
    4 Qualification considerations
    5 Testing procedures
    SECTION TWO - GENERAL SEISMIC CLASS
    6 Conditioning
    7 Standard amplitude conventional test method
    8 Calculated amplitude test method
    9 Testing parameters
    10 Testing procedures
    SECTION THREE - SPECIFIC SEISMIC CLASS
    11 Conditioning
    12 Test wave selection
    13 Test waves
    14 Testing conditions
    15 Single and multiaxis testing
    FIGURES
    APPENDIX A - Flow charts for test selection

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    IEC 60068-3-3:1991 Guidance is included in each of the three test methods referred to in this standard but it is specific to the test method. The guidance in this standard is directed towards choosing the appropriate test method and applying it to seismic testing.

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    Development Note Stability Date: 2018. (09/2017)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher International Electrotechnical Committee
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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