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NPFC - KSC-STD-E-0022

Bonding, Grounding, Shielding, Electromagnetic Interference, Lightning and Transient Protection, Design Requirements for Ground Systems

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Organization: NPFC
Publication Date: 15 August 2016
Status: inactive
Page Count: 40
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This standard provides design and testing requirements for bonding, grounding, shielding, electromagnetic interference (EMI), lightning protection, electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection, transient protection, and surge suppression for electrical and electronic ground systems (GS) to be used at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). It governs both fixed and portable GS consisting of ground support equipment (GSE), ground support systems (GSS), and operational communications systems that are used in processing, launch, landing, and retrieval sites. This GS standard further defines requirements in KSC-DE-512-SM, Facility Systems, Ground Support Systems and Ground Support Equipment General Design Requirements, KSC-E-165, Electrical Ground Support Equipment Fabrication, Specification for, KSC-E-166, Installation and Assembly, Electrical Ground Support Equipment (GSE), Specification for, and KSC-GP-864, Vol. IIA, Electrical Ground Support Equipment Cable Handbook, This standard is used in conjunction with the KSC facility standard KSC-STD-E-0012, Facility Grounding and Lightning Protection, Standard for, which provides requirements for facility grounding, bonding and lightning designs. These facility systems provide connections and paths to earth ground for GS through certified ground plates that provide low-impedance paths to the local counterpoise grounds.

Commercial, military, and other government standards are cited where they provide acceptable design requirements for ground systems used at KSC. Where these standards lack sufficient design requirements and testing for KSC ground systems, KSC-developed requirements are provided and the source(s) identified at the end of the requirement statement. Guidance statements that follow the stated requirements are italicized.

This standard, together with KSC-STD-E-0012, creates a comprehensive set of requirements for protecting KSC ground systems from expected electrical disturbances.

Applicability

This standard specifies engineering requirements for electrical/electronic ground systems developed for and employed at KSC for NASA programs and projects. This standard, or applicable sections, may be cited in contracts and program documents as a technical requirement or as a reference for engineering guidance. This standard is not intended to apply to institutional and administrative electrical/electronic systems such as telephones and area paging in general purpose use. This standard does apply when institutional and administrative systems are located within racks and enclosures containing GS.

Tailoring

Individual provisions of this standard should be and are intended to be tailored (i.e., modified or deleted) to meet specific program and project needs. All tailoring shall be evaluated for use by the appropriate technical authority and the office of primary responsibility designee (OPRD) for this document. See the lead discipline engineers list for KSC specifications and standards in KSC-PLN-5400_LDE-LIST.

Document History

February 5, 2019
Bonding, Grounding, Shielding, Electromagnetic Interference, Lightning and Transient Protection, Design Requirements for Ground Systems
This standard provides design and testing requirements for bonding, grounding, shielding, electromagnetic interference (EMI), lightning protection, electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection, transient...
KSC-STD-E-0022
August 15, 2016
Bonding, Grounding, Shielding, Electromagnetic Interference, Lightning and Transient Protection, Design Requirements for Ground Systems
This standard provides design and testing requirements for bonding, grounding, shielding, electromagnetic interference (EMI), lightning protection, electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection, transient...
April 11, 2013
Bonding, Grounding, Shielding, Electromagnetic Interference, Lightning and Transient Protection, Design Requirements for Ground Systems
This standard provides design and testing requirements for bonding, grounding, shielding, electromagnetic interference (EMI), lightning protection, electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection, transient...

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