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Reference EN 61881-3:2012
Title Railway applications - Rolling stock equipment - Capacitors for power electronics - Part 3: Electric double-layer capacitors
Project Number 23069
Abstract/Scope IEC 61881-3:2012 applies to d.c. electric double-layer capacitors (cell, module and bank) for power electronics intended to be used on rolling stock. It specifies quality requirements and tests, safety requirements, and describes installation and operation information.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2012-09-28
Current Stage code deadline 2013-06-12
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 9
Reference Document IEC 61881-3:2012 (EQV)
ICS 45.060 - Railway rolling stock
Keywords Railway; Rolling stock; Capacitor; Power electronics; Double-layer
Note 2012-08-23 - Publication editing allocated to
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Product Life Cycle


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6060 2012-09-28 2013-06-12 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2012-09-12 2012-10-10  
5060 2012-07-09 2012-07-30 export to doc file  EN
5020 2012-05-04 2012-07-06  
3090 2011-03-18 2012-01-31  
5060 2011-03-07 2011-03-28 export to doc file  EN
5020 2010-10-01 2011-03-04  
1090 2010-09-29 2010-10-01  
1000 2010-08-12    
1090 2010-08-03 2010-08-06  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2012-09-12
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2012-09-28
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2012-12-12
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2013-06-12
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2015-09-12


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60068-1:1994
EN 60068-2-14:2009
EN 60068-2-17:1994
EN 60068-2-20
EN 60068-2-21
EN 60068-2-78
IEC 60571:1998
EN 60721-3-5
EN 61373:2010
IEC 62236-3-2
EN 62391-1:2006
EN 62391-2:2006
IEC 62497-1
IEC 62498-1:2010
EN 62576:2010

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