UFC 3 -520-01
June 10, 2002
IEEE 142, IEEE Recommended Practice for Grounding of Industrial and
Commercial Power Systems (IEEE Green Book)--provides the bases for grounding
practices. The theory of grounding is described.
IEEE 1100, IEEE Recommended Practice for Powering and Grounding
Sensitive Electronic Equipment (IEEE Emerald Book)--provides specific guidance
related to sensitive electronic equipment to ensure acceptable power quality.
ANSI/TIA/EIA -607--describes grounding and bonding requirements for
telecommunications applications within commercial buildings. ANSI/TIA/EIA -607 is not
intended to replace NEC requirements; it provides additional guidance related to
Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) 94,
Guideline on Electrical Power for ADP Installations--provides information relating to the
purposes and techniques of grounding, as well as the control of static electricity. This
document is listed here as a useful background document, but it was officially withdrawn
in July 1997.
BICSI Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual --explains in detail
the ANSI/TIA/EIA -607 grounding requirements.