Wind turbines - Part 3: Design requirements for offshore wind turbines
|Publication Date:||1 January 2011|
|ICS Code (Wind turbine energy systems):||27.180|
This is the first edition of CAN/CSA-C61400-3, Wind turbines - Part 3: Design requirements for offshore wind turbines, which is an adoption, with Canadian deviations, of the identically titled IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) Standard 61400-3 (first edition, 2009-02).
The Canadian deviations reflect essential differences for electrical and structural safety requirements and provide additional requirements and guidance for the broader range of Canadian external conditions.
The Canadian Standards Association acknowledges that the development of this Standard was made possible, in part, by the financial support of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan).
This Standard was reviewed for Canadian adoption by the CSA Subcommittee on Offshore Wind Turbine Design Requirements, under the jurisdiction of the CSA Technical Committee on Wind Turbines and the CSA Strategic Steering Committee on Requirements for Electrical Safety, and has been formally approved by the Technical Committee. This Standard has been approved as a National Standard of Canada by the Standards Council of Canada.
Interpretations: The Strategic Steering Committee on Requirements for Electrical Safety has provided the following direction for the interpretation of standards under its jurisdiction: "The literal text shall be used in judging compliance of products with the safety requirements of this Standard. When the literal text cannot be applied to the product, such as for new materials or construction, and when a relevant committee interpretation has not already been published, CSA's procedures for interpretation shall be followed to determine the intended safety principle."