BS EN 60440:2012 - Method of measurement of non-linearity in resistors

BS EN 60440:2012

Method of measurement of non-linearity in resistors

Status : Current   Published : September 2012



IEC 60440:2012 specifies a method of measurement and associated test conditions to assess the magnitude of non-linear distortion generated in a resistor. This method is applied if prescribed by a relevant component specification, or if agreed between a customer and a manufacturer. This International Standard cancels and replaces the Technical Report IEC/TR 60440, published in 1973. The major changes with regard to the Technical Report are:

- change of the principle parameter's term from "third harmonic attenuation" to "third harmonic ratio";

- addition of advice on the prescription of requirements in a relevant component specification;

- addition of a set of recommended measuring conditions for a specimen with a rated dissipation of less than 100 mW;

- a complete editorial revision.

Standard NumberBS EN 60440:2012
TitleMethod of measurement of non-linearity in resistors
Publication Date30 September 2012
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 60068-1, IEC 60068-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 60027, IEC 60617, ISO 80000-1, IEC/TR 60440:1973
ReplacesBS 5694:1979, IEC 60440:1973
International RelationshipsEN 60440:2012,IEC 60440:2012
Draft Superseded By10/30236514 DC
DescriptorsElectrical measurement, Rated power, Resistors, Impedance measurement, Harmonics, Electric distortion, Electrical wave measurement, Linearity
Title in FrenchMéthode de mesure de la non-linéarité des résistances
Title in GermanVerfahren zur Messung der Nichtlinearität von Widerständen
ISBN978 0 580 73247 8
File Size1.245 MB

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