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IEEE 120-2023

IEEE Approved Draft Master Test Guide for Electrical Measurements in Power Circuits

This updated version is based on the material submitted for the 2020 reinstatement of Working Group 120. The basic approach for the new organization is to provide general guidelines intended to assist nonelectrical engineers and technicians involved in quality control, acceptance, and prototype testing where electrical instrumentation is the main tool for measuring, observing, or recording physical quantities. The contributors strived to maintain the relevant and important knowledge that was previously carefully collected and update this as appropriate.

Sponsor Committee
PE/PSIM - Power System Instrumentation and Measurements
Status
Active Standard
PAR Approval
2019-03-21
Superseding
120-1989
Board Approval
2023-09-21

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Power and Energy Society
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Sponsor Committee
PE/PSIM - Power System Instrumentation and Measurements
Working Group
Std 120 - WG on Test Guide for Electrical Measurements in Power Circuits
IEEE Program Manager
Patrycja Jarosz
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Working Group Chair
Harold Kirkham

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120-1989

IEEE Master Test Guide for Electrical Measurements in Power Circuits

Instructions are given for measuring electrical quantities that are commonly needed to determine the performance characteristics of electric machinery and equipment. Methods are given for measuring voltage, current, power, energy, power factor, frequency, impedance, and magnetic quantities, with either analog or digital indicating or integrating instruments, in DC or AC rotating machines, transformers, induction apparatus, arc and resistance heating equipment, mercury arc, thermionic, or solid-state rectifiers and inverters. Ancillary instruments and equipment are discussed. Computer-based techniques and the use of optical fibers in instrumentation are considered.

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