IEC 60364-5-51:2005 

Electrical installations of buildings - Part 5-51: Selection and erection of electrical equipment - Common rules


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Deals with the selection of equipment and its erection. It provides common rules for compliance with measures of protection for safety, requirements for proper functioning for intended use of the installation, and requirements appropriate to the external influences foreseen. The main changes with respect to the previous edition are listed below: - corrections of misprints in Table 51 based on Table 321 derived from the old Part 3; - introduction of a new Clause 516 dealing with measures for mitigation of protective conductor currents; - introduction of an informative Annex B extracted from IEC 61140 in Annex E of this standard. Annex B of IEC 61140 deals with protective conductor currents.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2005-04-14
Available language(s)English, English/French, French
TC/SCTC 64 - Electrical installations and protection against electric shockrss
ICS91.140.50 - Electricity supply systems
13.260 - Protection against electric shock. Live working
Stability date  2025
File size1580 KB

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