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446-1995  -  IEEE Recommended Practice for Emergency and Standby Power Systems for Industrial and Commercial Applications

Reaffirmed  2000
Revision of ANSI/IEEE Std 446-1987
StatusActive  -  Approved

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This Recommended Practice addresses the uses, power sources, design, and maintenance of emergency and standby power systems. Chapter 3 is a general discussion of needs for and the configuration of emergency and standby systems. Chapter 9 lists the power needs for specific industries. Chapters 4 and 5 deal with the selection of power sources. Chapter 6 provides recommendations for protecting both power sources and switching equipment during fault conditions. Chapter 7 provides recommendations for design of system grounding, and Chapter 10 provides recommendations for designing to reliability objectives. Chapter 8 provides recommended maintenance practices.