IEC 60364-5-51:2005 ED5

Electrical installations of buildings - Part 5-51: Selection and erection of electrical equipment - Common rules IEC 60364-5-51:2005 ED5

Publication date:   Apr 14, 2005

General information

60.60 Standard published   Apr 14, 2005


TC 64

International Standard

91.140.50   Electricity supply systems | 13.260   Protection against electric shock. Live working



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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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IEC 60364-5-51:2001 ED4


IEC 60364-5-51:2005 ED5
60.60 Standard published
Apr 14, 2005