Environmental testing. Tests and guidance. Combined climatic (temperature/humidity) and dynamic (vibration/shock) tests

BS EN 60068-2-53:2010

Environmental testing. Tests and guidance. Combined climatic (temperature/humidity) and dynamic (vibration/shock) tests

Status : Current   Published : July 2010



BS EN 60068-2-53:2010 Environmental testing. Tests and guidance. Combined climatic (temperature/humidity) and dynamic (vibration/shock) tests

BS EN 60068-2-53 provides a description of test methods and guidance for testing equipment or components under combined climatic and dynamic conditions.

The purpose of combined testing is to investigate to what extent the equipment or components are affected by combined climatic and dynamic tests.

The method of combined tests detects electrical, mechanical or other physical variations.

Contents of BS EN 60068-2-53:

1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Testing
3.1 General
3.2 Temperature information
3.3 Dynamic test information
3.4 Initial measurement and functional performance test
3.5 Operating condition of specimen
3.6 Mechanical conditioning of specimen
4 Final measurements
5 Information to be given in the relevant specification
6 Information to be given in the test report
Annex A (informative) Examples of test sequences
Annex B (informative) Guidance on combined climatic and dynamic testing
Figure A.1 – Example of test sequence with cold or dry heat testing
Figure A.2 – Example of test sequence with slow temperature
Figure A.3 – Example of test sequence with damp heat, cyclic
Figure A.4 – Example of test sequence with damp heat, constant
Figure B.1 – Example for a typically test set-up
Table 1 – Allowable combinations of IEC standards


Standard NumberBS EN 60068-2-53:2010
TitleEnvironmental testing. Tests and guidance. Combined climatic (temperature/humidity) and dynamic (vibration/shock) tests
Publication Date31 July 2010
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60068-2-27, IEC 60068-2-78, IEC 60068-2-14, IEC 60068-2-80, EN 60068-2-78, EN 60068-2-6, EN 60068-2-30, IEC 60068-2-30, IEC 60068-2-6, EN 60068-1, IEC 60068-2-64, EN 60068-2-1, EN 60068-2-2, IEC 60068-2-1, IEC 60068-1, EN 60068-2-64, EN 60068-2-27, EN 60068-2-14, EN 60068-2-80, IEC 60068-2-2:1974
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60068-2-47, IEC 60068-2-33, ISO 16750, EN 60068-2-33, EN 60068-2-47
ReplacesBS 2011-2.2Z/AFc and Z/BFc:1986, IEC 60068-2-53:1984, BS EN 60068-2-50:2000, IEC 60068-2-50:1983, BS EN 60068-2-51:2000, IEC 60068-2-51:1983
International RelationshipsEN 60068-2-53:2010,EN 60974-2:2003,IEC 60068-2-53:2010
Draft Superseded By05/30143769 DC
DescriptorsTesting conditions, Test equipment, Thermal testing, Test specimens, Technical documents, Electronic equipment and components, Thermal-cycling tests, Impact testing, Cold-weather tests, Specimen preparation, Electrical components, Vibration testing, Cold tests, Damp-heat tests, Electrical equipment, Environmental testing, Dry-heat tests
Title in FrenchEssais d'environnement. Essais et guide: Essais combinés climatiques (température/humidité) et dynamiques (vibrations/chocs)
Title in GermanUmgebungseinflüsse. Prüfverfahren. Prüfungen und Leitfaden. Kombinierte klimatische (Temperatur/Feuchte) und dynamische (Schwingung/Schock) Prüfungen
ISBN978 0 580 56268 6
File Size1.047 MB

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