IEC TR 62066:2002 

Surge overvoltages and surge protection in low-voltage a.c. power systems - General basic information


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Presents a general overview on the different kinds of surge overvoltages that can occur on low-voltage installations. Typical surge magnitude and duration as well as frequency of occurrence are described. Information on overvoltages resulting from interactions between power system and communications system is also provided. Additionally, general guidelines are given concerning surge protection means and systems on the basis of availability and risk considerations, including interactions and the need for coordination and consideration of temporary overvoltages in the selection of surge-protective devices.

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Publication typeTechnical Report
Publication date2002-06-24
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 64 - Electrical installations and protection against electric shockrss
ICS29.020 - Electrical engineering in general
91.140.50 - Electricity supply systems
Stability date  2025
File size1996 KB

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