International electrotechnical vocabulary – Part 821: Signalling and security apparatus for railways
|Publication Date:||1 November 2017|
|ICS Code (Railway engineering (Vocabularies)):||01.040.45|
|ICS Code (Environment. Health protection. Safety (Vocabularies)):||01.040.13|
This part of IEC 60050 gives the general terminology relating to signalling and security apparatus for railways, as well as general terms pertaining to specific applications and associated technologies. This new edition reviews and complements the previous one. It has the status of a horizontal standard in accordance with IEC Guide 108, Guidelines for ensuring the coherency of IEC publications - Application of horizontal standards.
This terminology is consistent with the terminology developed in the other specialized parts of the IEV.
This horizontal standard is primarily intended for use by technical committees in the preparation of standards in accordance with the principles laid down in IEC Guide 108.
One of the responsibilities of a technical committee is, wherever applicable, to make use of horizontal standards in the preparation of its publications.
Terms and definitions
The terms and definitions contained in this part of IEC 60050 were extracted from the Electropedia (www.electropedia.or