This technical dictionary is a result of terminological work carried out by the Translation Department of Siemens AG in Erlangen and covers the field of power engineering, electrical installation and the rapidly expanding field of automation. The subjects are covered by approximately 65.000 entries in Part 1 and 52.000 entries in Part 2.
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Sources referred to for this dictionary include: VDE specifications, DIN, VDI, IEC, BS, ANSI, CEE and ISO standards, technical literature and descriptions and operating instructions from German, British and American companies. The results of the European harmonization of eletrotechnical regulations (DIN/VDE/IEC/CEE) have been taken into account.
This dictionary is the worldwide-respected standard work for all those requiring a comprehensive and reliable compilation of terms from the fields of power generation, transmission and distribution, drive engineering, automation, switchgear and installation engineering, power electronics as well as measurement, analysis and test engineering. Including also a great number of basic electrochemical terms, with its about 86,000 entries and 124,000 translations in Volume 1 (German-English) and 72,000 entries with 109,000 translations in Volume 2 (English-German) it comprehensively covers large fields of industrially applied electrical engineering. For this edition, the complete database was updated and supplemented by more than 18,000 new entries in each language direction.
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