Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

International Electrotechnical Commission

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is the leading global organization that prepares and publishes international standards for all electrical, electronic, and related technologies. Through its members, known as National Committees (NC), the IEC promotes international cooperation on all questions of electrotechnical standardization and related matters. The supreme authority of the IEC is the Council, which is the general assembly of the National Committees, who are the Commission's members. The IEC also comprises management, executive and advisory bodies, and Officers. Dues are determined according to a formula approved by Council and which takes into account the country's per capita GNP and electricity consumption. The Commission's objectives are to contribute to the improvement of human health and safety and to the protection of the environment. The main trends that have helped the IEC to become the world's authority for electrotechnical standards are Global Industrialization and Technology transfer.

Keywords: electrotechnical standards; executive bodies; global industrialization; GNP; International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC); National Committees (NC)

10.1163/ej.9789004163300.i-1081.494
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004163300.i-1081.494
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Handbook of Transnational Economic Governance Regimes — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation