STANDARDS

Technical Codes & Standards, Basic Engineering References for electrical system design and studies.

 Breaker Ratings and the ANSI SC Calculation Method

1.IEEE Std C37.010-1999, IEEE Application Guide for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Rated on a Symmetrical Current Basis

 Coordination Studies

1.IEEE Std C37.91-2000, IEEE Guide for Protective Relay Applications to Power Transformers

2.IEEE Std C37.95-2002, IEEE Guide for Protective Relaying of Utility-Customer Interconnections

3.IEEE Std C37.96-2000, IEEE Guide for AC Motor Protection

4.IEEE Std C37.91-2000, IEEE Guide for Protective Relay Applications to Power System Buses

5.IEEE Std C37.99-2000, IEEE Guide for the Protection of Shunt Capacitor Banks

6.IEEE Std C37.101-1983, IEEE Guide for Generator Ground Protection

7.IEEE Std C37.102-1995, IEEE Guide for AC Generator Protection

8.IEEE Std C37.108-2002, IEEE Guide for the Protection of Network Transformers

9.IEEE Std C37.109-1988, IEEE Guide for the Protection of Shunt Reactors

10.IEEE Std C37.110-1996, IEEE Guide for the Application of Current Transformers Used for Protective Relaying Purposes

11.IEEE Std C37.112-1996, IEEE Standard Inverse-Time Characteristic Equations for Overcurrent Relays

12.IEEE Std C37.113-1999, IEEE Guide for Protective Relay Applications to Transmission Lines

13.IEEE Std C57.12.59-2001, IEEE Guide for Dry-Type Transformer Through-Fault Current Duration

14.IEEE Std C57.109-1993, IEEE Guide for Liquid-Immersed Transformer Through-Fault Current Duration

15.IEEE Std 620-1996, IEEE Guide for the Presentation of Thermal Limit Curves for Squirrel Cage Induction Machines

Arc Flash Hazard Studies

1.IEEE Std 1584-2002, IEEE Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations

2.NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, Massachusetts, 2004

Equipment Damage Curves 

1.17. IEEE Std C57.12.59-2001, IEEE Guide for Dry-Type Transformer Through-Fault Current Duration 

2.18. IEEE Std C57.109-1993, IEEE Guide for Liquid-Immersed Transformer Through-Fault Current Duration 

3.19. IEEE Std 620-1996, IEEE Guide for the Presentation of Thermal Limit Curves for Squirrel Cage Induction Machines 

Equipment Selection

1.UL 67 – January 12, 2000, Panelboards

2.UL 489 – March 22, 2000, Molded-Case Circuit Breakers, Molded-Case Switches, and Circuit Breaker Enclosures

3.UL 845 – May 17, 2000, Motor Control Centers

4.UL 891 – December 23, 1998, Dead-Front Switchboards

5.UL 1066 – May 30, 1997, Low-Voltage AC and DC Power Circuit Breakers used in Enclosures

6.UL 1558 – February 25, 1999, Metal-Enclosed Low-Voltage Power Circuit Breaker Switchgear

7.IEEE Std 1015-1993, IEEE Recommended Practice for Applying Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers Used in Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (IEEE Blue Book) 

Engineering References

1.IEEE Std 141-1993, IEEE Recommended Practice for Electric Power Distribution for Industrial Plants (IEEE Red Book)

2.IEEE Std 242-2001, IEEE Recommended Practice for Protection and Coordination of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (IEEE Buff Book)

3.IEEE Std 399-1997, IEEE Recommended Practice for Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Analysis (IEEE Brown Book)

4.NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, Massachusetts, 2005

5.Electrical Transmission and Distribution Reference Book, ABB Power T&D Company, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina, 1997

6.Protective Relaying Theory and Applications, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 2004

7.Anderson, P.M., Analysis of Faulted Power Systems, IEEE Press, 1995

8.St. Pierre, C., A Practical Guide to Short-Circuit Calculations, Electric Power Consultants, LLC, Schenectady, New York, 2001