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IEC grounding and bonding standard

Is there an equivalent standard in IEC such as UL 467 or IEEE 837 which talks about the various test procedure for bonding clamps? Is IEC 61914:2015 similar to UL 467?
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UL 1971: is there a tolerance on strobe flash rates?

UL 1971 27.1.3(a) requires that listed strobes used for fire alarm signaling to hearing-impaired occupants flash at between 1 and 2 flashes per second: a) Signaling lights shall produce a candela ...
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Is putting a board inside an anti-static enclosure enough to make it Ex ib ready?

A year ago, we made a handheld PDA based on RPi0 for a client. Now they have asked us to certificate it as Ex ib IIC T4. Here is the PDA's spec: RPi0 as processing board 4.3" capcitive LCD A ...
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Medium to High Voltage Transformer Standards

While looking at IEC standards, I came across the IEC 60076, which basically establishes pretty much everything about power transformers. I'm particularly interested in maintenance routines and ...
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ETSI Definition of “Channelized system”

ETSI standards EN 301 489-1 and EN 300 330 use the term "channelized" (system or equipment). But I could not find any definition for "channelized" in one of the standards or any ...
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What's the minimum equipment rating required to perform testing in production environment? [closed]

I would like to purchase a Power supply to test my unit in production environment. The power supply is expected to support a production yield of 1 Million units per year. As per one of the test ...
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Grounding standard for mechanical/crimping connector

Can anyone tell me if there is a grounding standard that takes about mechanical/crimping connectors, I am looking for an IEC standard. I cam across IEC 61238-1 but this talks about power cables, are ...
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Are pins supposed to have the same thickness by some standard?

I bought a DHT-22 temperature sensor, some other sensors, and some jumper cables. The cable and the pins on other sensors and a Raspberry Pi fitted well, but the pins on DHT-22 seem thinner. The ...
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Name of UART standard, if any

my question simply is to know where is the origin of UART system. Is there any standard covering it. I can only see similar question here but the only answer is saying Wikipedia !!! I can see many ...
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61000-3-2 Pre-compliance harmonics

I am wondering about 61000-3-2 current harmonics pre-compliance test. Say a company designs a single-phase [up to 13A] power converter for low-line 115V and high-line 230V and pass 61000-3-2 pre-...
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If there is a cable and jack standard for I2C?

I want to do a connection of multiple current and voltage meters, they connect by I2C. Is for to monitor solar panels and batteries, they will be a considerable distance from the master. I thinking ...
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Understanding cable standards for low voltage conductors in high voltage environments

I am currently getting some custom cables made and having a serious communication issue with several cable manufacturers. I want several low voltage (5V DC) insulated conductors in a jacket that can ...
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VPX Radial Clock Vs Bussed Clock

I'm learning some concepts about OpenVPX. One thing I am a bit confused about is the notion of a radial clock versus a bussed clock. I'm not getting many helpful google hits. Can someone explain the ...
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Firmware coding - applicable standards

I would like to know if there are any applicable standards when coding microcontroller firmware (ARM) in order to achieve a specific quality level. In my case, I would like to code firmware for a ...
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How to discretize value like EDF ( or other electricity companie )

I make a solution using some automate like : A9MEM2050 ( Shneider ) ( and more advanced, so i have a lot a different value , that include rpm, psi, armonic, etc ...) Every automate send a value every ...
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Standard dimension for Li ion batteries

I wonder why is there no standard for Lithium ion batteries especially for portable devices,we can easily have a standard dimension/fit for similar capacities and power rating imposed by IEEE or ...
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Why is there a discrepancy in the E192 series? [duplicate]

For all series from E48 through E192, this holds true: $$ value = 10^{\frac i n} $$ where i is the zero-based index in the series and n is the length of the series. The one exception is E192[185]: $...
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Medical electronic devices quality

Is there a special grade for electronic components made to be used in medical devices such as life support systems? I have read in most data sheets that "this product is not to be used in life support ...
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Is there a standard for this “outdoor light systems connector”?

I have a strand of LED Christmas lights I'd like to control with an ESP8266. It has a two-pin DC connector that attaches to a wall-wart adapter so ideally I would keep both and insert the ESP8266 ...
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Using MIL-DTL-38999 circular connector for Ethernet applications

A MIL-DTL-38999 connector based on insert arrangement has a different service rating (M, N, I and II). Service rating of M shows a suggested operating voltage of 500VDC (pin to pin and pin to shell). ...
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Is there a tool or standard for generating C drivers from a register description

Is there any general standard for generating drivers for register-mapped devices? I believe the vast majority of devices which communicate over I2C/SPI use register access as the mode of interfacing....
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How in-depth is the IPC “Introduction to Printed Circuit Design” course?

I'm looking into courses to progress from autodidactic hobby-level PCB design. IPC is offering an "Introduction to PCB design" course. How well does the course cover the standards? IPC-222x, IPC-7x51,...
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NEC Ampacities Data

This data shows the Allowable Ampacities of Insulated Conductors Rated 0 to 2000V, for Copper conductors, as listed in the NEC NFPA 70E Table 310.16, used for estimating the current ratings for power ...
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What's the difference between these diode symbols?

What's the difference between these three different ways of symbolising a generic rectifier diode: solid, outline and outline with connection between anode and cathode?
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How to do the Leakage Current Test according to ULC S531 standard?

How to do the Leakage Current Test according to ULC S531 standard? I have a DC powered device which is about 24V. And I am curious about the Leakage Current Test according to the ULC S531 standard. ...
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Misra C or other code standard compliance in TI CCS

If I need to do Static Code analysis of my code or check for Misra C compliance for my code in TI's CCS for MCU RM57 then how can I do that? I can see 'Code Analysis' in the project preferences but I ...
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Do enclosed switching power supplies follow any standard for their chassis size and mounting hole distances?

Do enclosed switching power supplies follow any standard for their chassis size and mounting holes distances? or each manufacturer has its own conventions?
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ATEX: PCB design for intrinsically safe, output capacitor

We're looking into restricted breathing or encapsulation concept because PCB has a complex circuit that makes it impossible to achieve SMD clearance under 'ic' or increased safety concept. I have a ...
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What is the origin of the standard 0.1 inch pin pitch?

I'm curious which company started using the standard 0.1 in (2.54 mm) pin pitch for components. This is surprisingly difficult to Google. I see 1956 and Cicoil Corporation when it comes to ribbon ...
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Where to measure ambient temperature limit inside of an enclosre?

In a project, we are to place several components inside of an enclosure. Some of these components are to be considered safety critical, and their specified operating conditions must not be exceeded. ...
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DDR Interface Protocol

I have seen and worked with interfaces like SPI and I2C. However, when I started to learn about DDR interface/communication protocol, I want to understand like how many lines, what are the important ...
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Standard Meaning/Purpose of Exposed Areas on a PCB?

I noticed that on some circuits, there will be dots or rings of exposed circuit material. Take for instance the back plate of a Nest thermostat: https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/...
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4 Channel NOT and AND Gate Symbols

I am designing an ALU for my computer architecture class. The rubric states that we need to simplify each logical part to make it as clear as possible. My group condensed the 4 NOT gates and 4 AND ...
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What (if anything) are the standards for “generic” part numbers?

If I buy an MMBT4401 from Diodes, Inc., I get a 40V, 0.6A NPN transistor in a SOT-23 package. If I buy an MMBT4401 from ON semiconductor, I get a 40V, 0.6A NPN transistor in a SOT-23 package. If I buy ...
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How do I Avoid Very Long Horizontal Signal Path “Snakes” in a Schematic?

I'm drawing a schematic for my DIY project, a RF mixer, it has a local oscillator followed by a bandpass filter, a voltage divider, eventually the signal is fed into a mixer. Unfortunately, even ...
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0-10V on RJ45 jack - bad practice?

I'm developing a control unit for ventilation systems. Beside switching those fans with a relay they are often controlled with a 0-10V analog signal. Now I found a product that uses a RJ45-plug to ...
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Electrical Standards - Earth Wire at Low Voltages?

I got a question about safety standards: I'm designing a consumer device and I'm not sure whether I need an earth wire. I have an AC-DC converter plug that outputs 5 V and up-to a maximum of 1 A ...
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How to know what is the safety standard to apply to a PCB design?

I want to design a PCB with some points at some KV during certain times, less than 10KV and no more than 30mA of current. After dealing with concepts and getting the main idea about my circuit needs, ...
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What general purpose connectors are used for GPIO data? [closed]

Let's say I have a chassis housing a raspberry pi. I have a second chassis with some neopixels. I want to connect these two chassis with two panel mount connectors and a cable. The cable would be ...
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Standards for colour of conductors of pre-assembled cables

We are designing a product for industrial energy storage systems. Multiple units are connected with pre-fabricated cable assemblies of 2-4 separate leads that are terminated in connectors unique to ...
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Should a D Flip Flop store its input on clock rise?

I've seen conflicting descriptions and conflicting implementations of D Flip Flops, when it comes to how the Flip Flop behaves when its input value changes at the same time the clock rises. ...
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How is n_pucch_2 in rrc layer computed

In LTE network I know that n_pucch_2 is used to indicate the resource index for pucch format 2/2a/2b. And I know its value is defined in higher layer. But how is the value computed and defined in the ...
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How can be creepage between two conductor points be determined for HV pcb design?

I have read about spacing at HV design and it seems to say that there are two main standards to be followed: IPC or UL (IEC). IPC is a generic and commonly used. But UL is the best option for designs ...
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Adjacent Signal Selectivity: Section 6.1 of ETSI EN 303 372-2 (RED testing). Bad procedure/standard?

I'm doing pre-certification testing to ETSI EN 303 372-2 V1.1.1 (2016-04), specifically the Adjacent Signal Selectivity test in Section 6.1. I am a Systems engineer with lots of experience designing ...
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Phasing Order in IEC Color Codes

Currently, IEC 60445 international standard is used for conductor terminal color identifications. I've obtained different versions of the standard (2017 being the latest) and also IEC 60446, which was ...
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How do you plan and check if a device will be compatible with every other device it will encounter in the field?

Hello I have a question that hopefully I can clearly state my question well enough. I work in television broadcasting and simply take off the shelf converters that take various signals and convert ...
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Does anyone know the UL standard related to resistors and isolation on AC mains?

I have a circuit that is attempting to measure AC line voltage 120-240V but I was told by the certification test lab that my voltage divider resistors would require an expensive 3 week soak test. The ...
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Is RoHS and EMC compliance enough for a 24V industrial sensor to carry CE Mark?

My company is planning to produce a fork sensor (example). Before starting design, I looked up EU Directives to find if there are any electrical requirements for product safety. First stop was Low ...
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Design Item ID standardization

I am wondering whether there is a solid standard on how to give components an unique identifier. In Altium it is called a Design Item ID, and in our company we used it as a unique identifier on the ...
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Are connectors and pin outs standardised by the MIPI alliance? [Also can anyone name this connector]

Does the MIPI alliance standardise or are there at least any conventions for connectors and pin outs between devices that use there protocol specifications? The device I am interested in (Microsoft ...