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IEEE/IEC 61886-1-2021

IEEE/IEC International Standard for Subsea equipment--Part 1: Power connectors, penetrators and jumper assemblies with rated voltage from 3 kV (Umax = 3,6 kV) to 30 kV (Umax = 36 kV)

This document is applicable to single and three-phase wet-mateable and dry-mateable AC connectors, penetrators and jumper assemblies with rated voltages from 3 kV (Umax = 3,6 kV) to 30 kV (Umax = 36 kV). This document relates to the requirements and tests for products in the "as manufactured and supplied" condition. This document is not applicable to requirements and tests for products that have been subsequently installed, deployed or retrieved.

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SubseaElec - 61886 Subsea Electrical Working Group
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Stephen Lanier


IEC/IEEE International Draft Standard - Subsea Equipment - Part 2: Power Transformers

Use of electrical power on the seabed is increasing. Both within the oil and gas and renewable industries there is an increasing use of electrical power equipment on the seabed. Subsea processing activities like compression and pumping require an increasingly higher amount of electrical power. Power generation, whether onshore or offshore requires development of equipment both for subsea transmission and distribution. This standard includes requirements related to equipment installed below the sea surface. The objective of this standard is to substitute project/client specific specifications are used both for design and testing.

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Subsea Equipment u2013 Part 3: Subsea Motors

This standard defines the requirements for operation and design of three phase subsea liquid filled motors and subsea gas filled motors with a minimum rated power of 375 kW and with rated voltages up to and including 13.8 kV. This standard includes induction motors, permanent magnet motors and machines having an integrated load (e.g. a pump or compressor). This standard is applicable to variable speed motors and to single speed motors (also called Direct On Line motors). Considering the unique operational environment, this standard specifies additional requirements while consolidating applicable requirements from API standard 541 (for induction motors) and API standard 546 (for brushless synchronous motors), as well as IEC 60034, NEMA MG1 or IEEE 112 that are appropriate for electric motors used in a subsea environment. The scope of the document excludes motors rated for nominal system voltages 1000 volts or less and subsea electric submersible pump (ESP) motors.

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