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MV Synchronous Motor Standards

MV Synchronous Motor Standards set out requirements for the design, manufacture, performance and test of MV Synchronous Motors either fed by a grid (single speed motors) or fed by a Variable Speed Drive (variable speed motors).

List of codes and standards (not exhausted) is as below:

API STD 546Brushless Synchronous - Machines-500 kVA and Larger
API STD 617Axial and Centrifugal Compressors and Expander-compressors
API STD 670Machinery Protection Systems
IEC 60034-1Rotating electrical machines - Part 1: Rating and performance
IEC 60034-5
Rotating electrical machines - Part 5: Degrees of protection provided by the integral design of rotating electrical machines (IP code) - Classification
IEC 60034-6
Rotating electrical machines - Part 6: Methods of cooling (IC Code)
IEC 60034-9
Rotating electrical machines - Part 9: Noise limits
IEC 60034-14
Rotating electrical machines - Part 14: Mechanical vibration of certain machines with shaft heights 56 mm and higher - Measurement, evaluation and limits of vibration severity
IEC 60085
Electrical Insulation – Thermal Evaluation and Designation
IEC TR 60146-1-2Semiconductor Converters - General Requirements and Line Commutated Converters - Part 1-2: Application Guide
IEC 61000-2-4Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) - Part 2-4: Environment - Compatibility levels in industrial plants for low-frequency conducted disturbances
IEC 61800-4Adjustable Speed Electrical Power Drive Systems - Part 4: General Requirements - Rating Specifications for A.C. Power Drive Systems above 1 000 V A.C. and not Exceeding 35 kV
IEC 60072Dimensions and Output Series for Rotating Electrical Machines
IEC 62262Degrees of Protection provided by Enclosures for Electrical Equipment against External Mechanical Impacts (IK Code)
IEEE 43Recommended Practice for Testing Insulation Resistance of Rotating Machinery
IEEE 115Guide for Test Procedures for Synchronous Machines Part I-Acceptance and Performance Testing Part II-Test Procedures and Parameter Determination for Dynamic Analysis

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