• IEC 60364-3:1993

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    Electrical installations of buildings - Part 3: Assessment of general characteristics

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    Superseded date:  01-08-2001

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    Published date:  19-03-1993

    Publisher:  International Electrotechnical Committee

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    FOREWORD
    3.1 General
    3.2 Normative references
    31 Purposes, supplies and structure
    311 Maximum demand and diversity
    312 Types of distribution system
    313 Supplies
    314 Division of installation
    32 Classification of external influences
    321 Environments
    322 Utilization
    323 Construction of buildings
    33 Compatibility
    34 Maintainability
    35 Safety services
    351 General
    352 Classification
    Appendices
    A Concise list of external influences
    B Interdependence of air temperature, relative air humidity
          and absolute air humidity
    C Classification of mechanical conditions
    D Classification of macro-environments

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    Includes the following: purposes, supplies and structures (gives descriptions of TN, TT and IT distribution systems and system earthing); classification of external influences; compatibility; maintainablility; safety services.

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    Committee TC 64
    Development Note Supersedes IEC 60364-3-1 (03/2001)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher International Electrotechnical Committee
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    BS EN 60950 : 2000 SAFETY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT
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    EN 60269-1:2007/A2:2014 LOW-VOLTAGE FUSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60269-1:2006/A2:2014)
    HD 384.7.708 : 2005 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS OF BUILDINGS - PART 7: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - SECTION 708: ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN CARAVAN PARKS
    HD 384.4.41 S2:1996/A1:2002 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS OF BUILDINGS - PART 4: PROTECTION FOR SAFETY - CHAPTER 41: PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK
    EN 62086-1 : 2005 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR EXPLOSIVE GAS ATMOSPHERES - ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE TRACE HEATING - PART 1: GENERAL AND TESTING REQUIREMENTS
    HD 384.7.711 : 200S1 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS OF BUILDINGS - PART 7-711: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - EXHIBITIONS, SHOWS AND STANDS
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    I.S. EN 62086-1:2005 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR EXPLOSIVE GAS ATMOSPHERES - ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE TRACE HEATING - PART 1: GENERAL AND TESTING REQUIREMENTS
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    NF EN 60269-1 : 2007 AMD 2 2014 LOW-VOLTAGE FUSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    I.S. HD 384.1:2002 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS OF BUILDINGS - PART 1: SCOPE, OBJECT AND FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES
    BS 5655-3(1989) : 1989 LIFTS AND SERVICE LIFTS - SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTRIC SERVICE LIFTS
    DIN VDE 0100-704 : 2007 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 7-704: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION SITE INSTALLATIONS
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    I.S.EN ISO 8528-13:2016&LC:2016 RECIPROCATING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE DRIVEN ALTERNATING CURRENT GENERATING SETS - PART 13: SAFETY (ISO/DIS 8528-13:2014)
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    I.S. EN ISO 8528-13:2016 RECIPROCATING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE DRIVEN ALTERNATING CURRENT GENERATING SETS - PART 13: SAFETY (ISO/DIS 8528-13:2014)
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    IEC 61024-1-2:1998 Protection of structures against lightning - Part 1-2: General principles - Guide B - Design, installation, maintenance and inspection of lightning protection systems
    I.S. HD 60364-7-740:2006 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS OF BUILDINGS - PART 7-740: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - TEMPORARY ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS FOR STRUCTURES, AMUSEMENT DEVICES AND BOOTHS AT FAIRGROUNDS, AMUSEMENT PARKS AND CIRCUSES
    I.S. EN 60439-1:2000 LOW VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - PART 1 - TYPE TESTED AND PARTIALLY TYPE TESTED ASSEMBLIES
    DIN EN 60617-2:1997-08 GRAPHICAL SYMBOLS FOR DIAGRAMS - PART 2: SYMBOL ELEMENTS, QUALIFYING SYMBOLS AND OTHER SYMBOLS HAVING GENERAL APPLICATION
    IEC 61643-321:2001 Components for low-voltage surge protective devices - Part 321: Specifications for avalanche breakdown diode (ABD)
    14/30297343 DC : 0 BS EN ISO 8528-13 - RECIPROCATING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE DRIVEN ALTERNATING CURRENT GENERATING SETS - PART 13: SAFETY
    UNE-EN ISO 8528-13:2017 Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven alternating current generating sets - Part 13: Safety (ISO 8528-13:2016, Corrected version 2016-10-15)
    05/30133440 DC : DRAFT MAY 2005 EN 50310 ED 2 - APPLICATION OF EQUIPOTENTIAL BONDING AND EARTHING IN BUILDINGS WITH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT
    IEC 60269-1:2006+AMD1:2009+AMD2:2014 CSV Low-voltage fuses - Part 1: General requirements
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    BS EN ISO 8528-13 : 2016 RECIPROCATING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE DRIVEN ALTERNATING CURRENT GENERATING SETS - PART 13: SAFETY (ISO 8528-13:2016)
    BS EN 60439-1 : 1999 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - PART 1: TYPE-TESTED AND PARTIALLY TYPE-TESTED ASSEMBLIES
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    CSA E60079.7 : 2003 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR EXPLOSIVE GAS ATMOSPHERES - PART 7: INCREASED SAFETY "E"
    04/30068313 DC : DRAFT APR 2004 IEC 62086-1 - ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR EXPLOSIVE GAS ATMOSPHERES - ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE TRACE HEATING - PART 1: GENERAL AND TESTING REQUIREMENTS
    NF EN 62086-1 : 2006 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR EXPLOSIVE GAS ATMOSPHERES - ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE TRACE HEATING - PART 1: GENERAL AND TESTING REQUIREMENTS
    BIS IS/IEC 60079-7 : 2006 EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - PART 7: EQUIPMENT PROTECTION BY INCREASED SAFETY 'E'
    DIN VDE 0636-10 : 1992 LOW-VOLTAGES FUSES; GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    I.S. EN 60269-1:2007 LOW-VOLTAGE FUSES - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    S.R. HD 60364-7-740:2006 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS OF BUILDINGS - PART 7-740: REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL INSTALLATIONS OR LOCATIONS - TEMPORARY ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS FOR STRUCTURES, AMUSEMENT DEVICES AND BOOTHS AT FAIRGROUNDS, AMUSEMENT PARKS AND CIRCUSES
    I.S. EN 50019:2001 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - INCREASED SAFETY "E"
    I.S. HD 384.4.41:1998 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS OF BUILDINGS - PART 4: PROTECTION FOR SAFETY - CHAPTER 41: PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK
    BS 7698-8(1996) : 1996 RECIPROCATING INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE DRIVEN ALTERNATING CURRENT GENERATING SETS - REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS FOR LOW-POWER GENERATING SETS
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    DIN VDE 0805 : 1990 AMD 1 1991 SAFETY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT INCLUDING ELECTRICAL BUSINESS EQUIPMENT
    DIN VDE 0660-500 : 1991 LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - REQUIREMENTS FOR TYPE-TESTED AND PARTIALLY TYPE-TESTED ASSEMBLIES
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    EN 60439-1:1999/A1:2004 LOW VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR ASSEMBLIES - PART 1 - TYPE TESTED AND PARTIALLY TYPE TESTED ASSEMBLIES
    EN 50019:2000/corrigendum Apr. 2003 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - INCREASED SAFETY "E"
    EN 60950:2000/corrigendum:2002 SAFETY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT
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