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IEC 61850

Communication networks and systems in substations ... and beyond

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The various parts of IEC 61850 contain many requirements. The questions and answers are devided in several groups.

NOTE: The normative text of the standard IEC 61850 can be purchased from IEC.


General Questions and Answers (last updated 2007-02-07)


Question and Answers related to Part1 to Part 5

Part 1

Introduction and overview

Part 2

Glossary

Part 3

General requirements

Part 4

System and project management

Part 5

Communication requirements



Question and Answers related to SCL

Part 6

Configuration description language for substation IEDs (SCL)



Question and Answers related to Information and Service modelling

Part 7-1

Basic communication structure for substation and feeder equipment - Principles and models

Part 7-2

Basic communication structure for suubstation and feeder equipment - Abstract communication service interface (ACSI)

Part 7-3

Basic communication structure for suubstation and feeder equipment - Common data classes

Part 7-4

Basic communication structure for suubstation and feeder equipment - compatible logical node classes and data classes



Question and Answers related to mappings

Part 8-1

SCSM - Mapping to MMS (ISO/IEC 9506 Part 1 and Part 2) and ISO/IEC 8802-3

Part 9-1

SCSM - Specific Communication Service Mapping (SCSM) - Sampled values over serial unidirectional multidrop point to point link

Part 9-2

SCSM - Specific Communication Service Mapping (SCSM) - Sampled values over ISO/IEC 8802-3



Question and Answers related to Conformance Testing

Part 10

Conformance testing



07.02.2007


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