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New Electricity and Magnetism Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Kyle Bach

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Electricity and Magnetism are now available:


  • BS 7856, 2013 Edition, Code of practice for special design and other features of alternating current watthour meters for active energy (MID accuracy classes A and B) for use in the UK
  • BS EN 50383, Corrigendum for 2010 Edition, Basic standard for the calculation and measurement of electromagnetic field strength and SAR related to human exposure from radio base stations and fixed terminal stations for wireless telecommunication systems (110 MHz – 40 GHz)
  • BS EN 60216-1, 2013 Edition, Electrical insulating materials. Thermal endurance properties. Ageing procedures and evaluation of test results
  • BS EN 60216-8, 2013 Edition, Electrical insulating materials. Thermal endurance properties. Instructions for calculating thermal endurance characteristics using simplified procedures
  • BS EN 60243-1, 2013 Edition, Electric strength of insulating materials. Test methods. Tests at power frequencies
  • BS EN 60404-11, 2013 Edition, Magnetic materials. Method of test for the determination of surface insulation resistance of magnetic sheet and strip
  • BS EN 60469, 2013 Edition, Transitions, pulses and related waveforms. Terms, definitions and algorithms
  • BS EN 61083-2, 2013 Edition, Instruments and software used for measurement in high-voltage and high-current tests. Requirements for software for tests with impulse voltages and currents
  • BS EN 61557-10, 2013 Edition, Electrical safety in low voltage distribution systems up to 1 000 V a.c. and 1 500 V d.c. Equipment for testing, measuring or monitoring of protective measures. Combined measuring equipment for testing, measuring or monitoring of protective measures
  • BS EN 61557-14, 2013 Edition, Electrical safety in low voltage distribution systems up to 1 000 V a.c. and 1 500 V d.c. Equipment for testing, measuring or monitoring of protective measures. Equipment for testing the safety of electrical equipment of machinery
  • BS EN 61788-5, 2013 Edition, Superconductivity. Matrix to superconductor volume ratio measurement. Copper to superconductor volume ratio of Cu/Nb-Ti composite superconducting wires
  • BS EN 62056-6-1, 2013 Edition, Electricity metering data exchange. The DLMS/COSEM suite. Object Identification System (OBIS)
  • BS EN 62056-6-2, 2013 Edition, Electricity metering data exchange. The DLMS/COSEM suite. COSEM interface classes
  • BS EN 62056-7-6, 2013 Edition, Electricity metering data exchange. The DLMS/COSEM suite.The 3-layer, connection-oriented HDLC based communication profile
  • BS EN 62056-8-3, 2013 Edition, Electricity metering data exchange. The DLMS/COSEM suite. Communication profile for PLC S-FSK neighbourhood networks
  • IEC 60050-131, Amendment 2, Amendment 2 – International Electrotechnical Vocabulary – Part 131: Circuit theory
  • IEC 60909-3, Corrigendum 1 for Edition 3.0, Short-circuit currents in three-phase AC systems – Part 3: Currents during two separate simultaneous line-to-earth short circuits and partial short-circuit currents flowing through earth


For more standards on this topic, we have a number of pages you’ll want to review: