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IEC 62590

Railway applications – Fixed installations – Electronic power converters for substations

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Organization: IEC
Publication Date: 1 August 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 64
ICS Code (Railway rolling stock in general): 45.060.01
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This document specifies the requirements for the performance of all fixed installations electronic power converters, using controllable and/or non-controllable electronic valves, intended for traction power supply.

The devices can be controlled by means of current, voltage or light. Non-bistable devices are assumed to be operated in the switched mode.

This document applies to fixed installations of the following electric traction systems:

• railways,

• guided mass transport systems such as: tramways, light rail systems, elevated and underground railways, mountain railways, trolleybusses.

This document does not apply to:

• cranes, transportable platforms and similar transportation equipment on rails,

• suspended cable cars,

• funicular railways.

This document applies to diode rectifiers, controlled rectifiers, DC converters, inverters and frequency converters.

The equipment covered in this document is the converter itself.

Document History

IEC 62590
August 1, 2019
Railway applications – Fixed installations – Electronic power converters for substations
This document specifies the requirements for the performance of all fixed installations electronic power converters, using controllable and/or non-controllable electronic valves, intended for...
June 1, 2010
Railway applications – Fixed installations – Electronic power converters for substations
This International Standard specifies the requirements for the performance of all fixed installations electronic power converters, using controllable and/or non-controllable electronic valves,...

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