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UK Electrical Industry British Standards (BS)

These standards are the whole of the prescriptions on the basis of which machines, apparatus, materials and the installations should be designed, manufactured and tested so that efficiency and function… Read more

Jan 20, 2012 | Edvard

British Standards (BSI)

Protection Relay – ANSI Standards

In the design of electrical power systems, the ANSI Standard Device Numbers denote what features a protective device supports (such as a relay or circuit breaker). These types of devices… Read more

Feb 22, 2011 | Edvard

ANSI codes for protection relays

IP Protection Degree (IEC 60529) Explained

The protection of enclosures against ingress of dirt or against the ingress of water is defined in IEC529 (BSEN60529:1991). Conversely, an enclosure which protects equipment against ingress of particles will… Read more

Feb 19, 2011 | Edvard

IP Protection Degree (IEC 60529) Explained

Advantages Of IEC 61850

One of the significant challenges that substation engineers face is justifying substation automation investments. The positive impacts that automation has on operating costs, increased power quality, and reduced outage response… Read more

Dec 29, 2010 | Edvard

Advantages Of IEC 61850 Standard

IEC 62271-200 – HV Switchgear And Controlgear

Switchgears are important nodal points in modern power distribution. Correspondingly important is their reliable functioning, a clearly defined switching behavior according to specified parameters as well as the protection of… Read more

Dec 09, 2010 | Edvard

IEC 62271-200


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