BS EN 61360-1:2017 - Standard data element types with associated classification scheme. Definitions. Principles and methods

BS EN 61360-1:2017

Standard data element types with associated classification scheme. Definitions. Principles and methods

Status : Current   Published : January 2018



IEC 61360-1:2017 specifies principles for the definition of the properties and associated attributes and explains the methods for representing verbally defined concepts with appropriate data constructs available from IEC 61360-2. It also specifies principles for establishing a hierarchy of classification from a collection of classes, each of which represents a technical concept in the electrotechnical domain or a domain related to electrotechnology. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2009. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

- support of advanced constructs such as

 · conditions and constraints,

 · blocks,

 · cardinality,

 · polymorphism,

 · generic and restricted enumerations, and

 · mapping;

- extended list of data types;

- harmonization with IEC 62656-1;

- support of IEC TS 62720 and of coded units;

- harmonization of semantic and administrative data among the various information objects;

- use of UML for data modelling;

- enhanced definitions and descriptions;

- introduction of examples of higher level constructs such as block, cardinality, or polymorphism as guidance for the user of the IEC 61360 series.

IEC 61360-4, IEC reference collection of standard data element types and component classes, can be accessed from IEC CDD (Common Data Dictionary)

Free access to Database

. The database contains the IEC reference collection of classes and associated characteristic properties (data element types or DETs) of electric/electronic components including materials, geometry and features used in electrotechnical equipment and systems. The dictionary and database follow the methodology of Part 1 of IEC 61360 and the information model of Part 2. It has the status of a horizontal standard in accordance with

IEC Guide 108


Standard NumberBS EN 61360-1:2017
TitleStandard data element types with associated classification scheme. Definitions. Principles and methods
Publication Date19 January 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO/IEC 646:1991, IEC 62656-1:2014, ISO 13584-42:2010, ISO/IEC 11179-3:2013, ISO 13584-26:2000, ISO/IEC 19505-1:2012, IEC TS 62720:2017, ISO 639-1:2002, ISO 10303-11:1994, ISO 8601:2004, ISO 80000, EN 80000, EN 62656-1, IETF RFC 2045, IEC 80000, ISO/TS 29002-5, ISO/IEC 10646, IETF RFC 2046, IETF RFC 2047, EN ISO 3166, ISO 3166, ISO 2382
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 10303-21:2002, ISO 10303-42:2003, ISO 22274:2013, IEC 61360-2:2012, ISO 13584-24:2003, ISO 9735-1:2002, ISO 6093:1985, ISO 704:2009, ISO 1087-1:2000, ISO/IEC 11179-6:2015, ISO/IEC GUIDE 77-2:2008 Ed 1, IEC 60191-4:2013, ISO 843:1997, ISO/IEC 14977:1996, ISO 13584-25:2004, ISO/IEC 6523-1:1998, EN 60191-4:2014, ISO/IEC 11179-4:2004, EN 60747, EN 61987, EN 62683, EN 60027, IEC 61987, IEC 60027, IEC 60747, IEC 60748, EN 61360-2:2013, IEC 62683-1:2017
ReplacesBS EN 61360-1:2010
International RelationshipsEN 61000-4-27:2000/A1:2009,EN 61360-1:2017,IEC 61360-1:2017
Draft Superseded By14/30294564 DC
DescriptorsMechanical components, Letters (symbols), Electrical equipment, Classification systems, Terminology, Electronic equipment and components, Symbols, Electrical components, Data, Data representation, Data elements, Electrical engineering
Title in FrenchTypes normalisés d'éléments de données avec plan de classification Définitions. Principes et methodes
Title in GermanGenormte Datenelementtypen mit Klassifikationsschema für elektrische Betriebsmittel Definitionen. Regeln und Methoden
ISBN978 0 580 85240 4
File Size8.326 MB

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