ISO 16315:2016 

Small craft - Electric propulsion system


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ISO 16315:2016 addresses the design and installation of alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) electrical systems used for the purpose of electrical propulsion and/or electrical hybrid (system with both a rechargeable battery and a fuelled power source) propulsion.


ISO 16315:2016 applies to electrical propulsion systems operated in the following ranges either individually or in combination: direct current of less than 1 500 V DC; single-phase alternating current up to AC 1 000 V; three-phase alternating current up to AC 1 000 V.

ISO 16315:2016 applies to electrical propulsion systems installed in small craft up to 24 m length of the hull (LH according to ISO 8666).

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2016-03-16
Available language(s)English, French
TC/SCTC 18 - Electrical installations of ships and of mobile and fixed offshore unitsrss
ICS47.080 - Small craft
Stability date  2020
File size539 KB

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