• NBN EN 60146-2 : 2000

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  Belgian Standards

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    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions
          3.1 Functions of converters
          3.2 Types of converters
          3.3 Converter circuit components
          3.4 Important properties of converters and
                 electronic valve devices
          3.5 Disturbances and electromagnetic compatibility
          3.6 Characteristics related to input and output
          3.7 Definitions of rated values
          3.8 Definitions related to cooling
          3.9 Definitions related to temperature
          3.10 Definitions related to tests
    4 Additional subscripts and letter symbols
    5 Service conditions
          5.1 Code of identification for cooling methods
          5.2 Environmental conditions
                 5.2.1 Ambient air circulation
                 5.2.2 Normal service conditions
                 5.2.3 Unusual environmental service
                          conditions and design considerations
          5.3 Electrical service conditions
                 5.3.1 Electrical environment specification
                 5.3.2 Unknown site conditions
          5.4 Character of the load
          5.5 Immunity requirements
                 5.5.1 AC supply
                 5.5.2 DC supply
                 5.5.3 Load conditions, load unbalance
                 5.5.4 Electrical unusual service conditions
                          and performance requirements
    6 Rated values and additional characteristics
          6.1 General
          6.2 Rated values to be specified by the supplier
                 6.2.1 Rated input values
                 6.2.2 Rated output values
          6.3 Additional characteristics
          6.4 Marking
    7 Tests
          7.1 General
                 7.1.1 Classification of tests
                 7.1.2 Performance of tests
          7.2 Test schedule for converter equipment and
                 converter assemblies
          7.3 Test specifications
                 7.3.1 Visual inspection
                 7.3.2 Checking of auxiliary devices
                 7.3.3 Insulation test
                 7.3.4 Checking of the protective devices
                 7.3.5 Light load and functional test
                 7.3.6 Rated output test
                 7.3.7 Overcurrent test
                 7.3.8 Temperature-rise test
                 7.3.9 Power loss determination
                 7.3.10 Measurement of total harmonic
                          distortion (THD) or total harmonic
                          factor (THF)
                 7.3.11 Measurement of power factor
                 7.3.12 Measurement of output voltage
                 7.3.13 Confirmation of output voltage
                          adjustable range
                 7.3.14 Output voltage unbalance test
                 7.3.15 Confirmation of output frequency
                          adjustable range
                 7.3.16 Output frequency tolerance band test
                 7.3.17 Checking of the automatic control
                 7.3.18 Short-circuit test
                 7.3.19 Measurement of audible noise
                 7.3.20 Immunity test
                 7.3.21 Emission test
                 7.3.22 Measurement of ripple voltage and
                 7.3.23 Additional tests
          7.4 Tolerances
    Annex A (informative) Example for testing high power
          A.1 - Introduction
          A.2 - Basic concepts
          A.3 - Test procedures
                A.3.1 - Rated output test
                A.3.2 - Overcurrent test
                A.3.3 - Temperature-rise test
                        A.3.3.1 - GTO and diode
                        A.3.3.2 - Snubber circuits
                        A.3.3.3 - DC capacitors
                A.3.4 - Power loss determination
    Annex ZA (normative) Normative references to international
                         publications with their corresponding
                         European publication
    Figure 1 - Maximum expected overvoltage versus duration of
    Figure 2 - Diagram for calculation of voltage unbalance
    Figure A.1 - Example of a larger converter
    Figure A.2 - Test circuit of a converter assembly
    Figure A.3 - Timing chart for GTO gate pulses
    Table 1 - Immunity levels for stiff a.c. voltage connections
    Table 2 - DC voltage tolerances
    Table 3 - Relative peak-to-peak ripple factor
    Table 4 - Test items
    Table 5 - Tolerances of losses and efficiency

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Applicable to all types of semiconducter converters of the self-commutated type, including power converters which contain at least one part of a self-commutated type, for example a.c. converters, direct d.c. converters, indirect d.c. converters. The requirements also apply to self-commutated converters as far as they do not contradict this standard. For some special applications, i.e. uninterruptible power systems, variable speed a.c. and d.c. drives and electric traction equipment, additional standards may apply. Test restrictions may apply to special applications, for example, high-power reactive power converters.

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    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Belgian Standards
    Status Current
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