Working Group Details
446_WG - Emergency and Standby Power systems for Industrial and Commercial Applications Working Group
|Working Group Chair||
IAS/I&CPS - Industrial & Commercial Power Systems
|IEEE Program Manager|
446-1995 - IEEE Recommended Practice for Emergency and Standby Power Systems for Industrial and Commercial Applications
This Recommended Practice addresses the uses, power sources, design, and maintenance of emergency and standby power systems. Chapter 3 is a general discussion of needs for and the configuration of emergency and standby systems. Chapter 9 lists the power needs for specific industries. Chapters 4 and 5 deal with the selection of power sources. Chapter 6 provides recommendations for protecting both power sources and switching equipment during fault conditions. Chapter 7 provides recommendations for design of system grounding, and Chapter 10 provides recommendations for designing to reliability objectives. Chapter 8 provides recommended maintenance practices.