International Electrotechnical Vocabulary
Access Electropedia, the world's most comprehensive online electrical and electronic terminology database containing more than 20 000 terms and definitions in English and French organized with equivalent terms in 15 languages.
Consult a compilation of more than 65 000 electrotechnical terms in English and French extracted from IEC publications.
Lamp caps and holders together with gauges for the control of interchangeability and safety
Contains the recommendations of the IEC in regard to lamp caps and holders in general use, together with relevant gauges, with the object of securing international interchangeability. Some 900 standard sheets in PDF format can be accessed from the various indexes and through the search facility.
Mechanical standardization of semiconductor devices - Part 2: Dimensions
Contains more than 220 standard sheets covering device outline drawings and the types of semiconductor devices generally mounted in the packages. The drawings represent the unification of national standards.
IEC 60417 and ISO 7000
Graphical symbols for use on equipment
Contains more than 5 000 graphical symbols used to identify equipment or a part of equipment, indicate functional states, designate connections, provide information on packaging or provide instruction for the operation of the equipment. Various search and navigation facilities allow for easy retrieval of graphical symbols.
Evaluation and qualification of electrical insulation systems
Browse an abridged text and mindmap version of IEC 60505 (evaluation and qualification of electrical insulation systems), also contains an illustrative informative glossary.
Graphical symbols for diagrams
Contains graphical symbols for use in electrotechnical diagrams. Parts 2 to 13 of IEC 60617 have been incorporated into this database that includes some 1 900 symbols. The database also provides classified views (by shape, function and application) and a search facility. Available in English, French and Japanese.
Classification and designation of documents for plants, systems and equipment
Provides rules and guidelines for the classification and designation of documents and document kinds. It serves as a basis for agreements about the preparation of a structured documentation, primarily required for larger installations.
IEC Common Data Dictionary
Standard classes and properties with associated classification scheme for electric components and systems
Access the IEC reference collection of concepts for all electrotechnical domains for use in electrotechnical equipment and systems. More than 10500 classes, properties, and units are available and ready for use.
Material declaration for products of and for the electrotechnical industry
Specifies the procedure, content, and form relating to material declarations for products of companies operating in and supplying the electrotechnical industry. The database contains the list of: declarable substance groups and declarable substances, reference substances, material classes and XML schema.
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