Test Requirements for Seismic Qualification of Substation ...

for Seismic Design of Substations) Working Group was formed in part to address the seismic vulnerability of high voltage equipment and to formulate procedures for seismic qualification of such equipment. The standard requires shake table testing fo r …

| Seismic Qualification of a 4 MW Emergency Power ...

Emergency power generators installed in a nuclear facility must be operational during and after a seismic event. This paper covers the qualification process including representative static structural analysis, shake table testing, and the investigation of structural data taken from mobile applications using the ® C175-20 engine.

Seismic Rating Information | ABBindustrial

Seismic Rating Information and GE product compliance Electrical Distribution Products GE completed an extensive 3D shake-table test program to certify the seismic capabilities in accordance with the International Building Code (IBC-2012) on a full range of products.

Shake Table Testing | WEGAI | Structural and Earthquake ...

WEGAI specializes in qualification of all types of electrical and mechanical equipment by seismic testing and have overseen shake table tests in laboratories throughout North America, Europe, and Asia (click here for lab affiliates).Bill started his career in the mid 70's with ANCO Engineers, a company specializing in development of vibration testing equipment and testing services.

A Rational Approach to Seismic Qualification Testing of ...

following a seismic event via shake-table testing using seismic qualification testing programs that are in alignment with the intentions of code writing authorities. It is the responsibility of the building owner's structural engineer of record to properly design and …

Seismic Qualification of Instrument Transformers

accepted testing concept for seismic qualification is the use of a shaking table. An Instrument transformer of 220kV had been chosen in this study for shake table testing and finite element analysis. The Instrument transformer is mounted on the Tri-axial shake table and exploratory and seismic tests have been carried out.

Blue gas-insulated switchgear | References | Siemens

IEEE 693 (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) is the most common standard for seismic qualification requirements of high-voltage substation equipment worldwide. A qualification by shake-table testing is technically the best way to ensure the structural integrity and …

Seismic Certification - Mechanical Equipment

That's why we provide turnkey seismic certification solutions that meet both IBC Certification and OSHPD Seismic Qualifications. Mechanical Equipment is a leader in IBC Certification, which positions us as a "Seismic Qualification Agency." ... Our equipment seismic qualification services are based on both analysis and shake table testing ...

Performance Based Engineering Approach | Seismic Certification

TRU Compliance offers a performance based engineering approach to test nonstructural components for the ability to maintain structural integrity, and other structural code requirements. Special Seismic Certification, also referred to as Seismic Qualification, is a product approval for components like mechanical and electrical systems.

IEEE 693-2005 Seismic Qualification Testing of Hubbell ...

which was mounted to the shake-table interface plate. To be qualified to the High Seismic Performance Level, IEEE 693-2005 requires that the tested surge arrester survives the shake test with no structural damage and that it remains functional. Functionality is demonstrated by successfully passing routine production tests after the shake table ...

ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA FOR SEISMIC CERTIFICATION BY …

ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA FOR SEISMIC CERTIFICATION BY SHAKE-TABLE TESTING OF NONSTRUCTURAL COMPONENTS (AC156) 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Purpose: The purpose p of this criteria is to establish minimum requirements for the seismic certification by shake-table testing of nonstructural components to be recognized in ICC Evaluation Service,

Seismic Test Co | Shake Table | Seismic Testing | OSHPD ...

Seismic Test Co is a single source shake table testing organization owned and operated by California licensed structural engineers who are experts in special seismic certification. Our team specializes in turnkey seismic testing of nonstructural components and providing necessary documentation needed to meet regulatory requirements for seismic performance.

IEEE 693 | TRU Compliance

IEEE 693 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE A common standard within the Seismic Certification realm is IEEE 693: IEEE Recommended Practice for Seismic Design of Substations. IEEE 693 covers seismic qualification of battery racks, transformers, switchgear and other products and equipment for substations. The standard details the requirements for qualification by analysis and shake table testing.

Seismic White Paper SA12501SE Earthquake ... - Eaton

assuring seismic performance of electrical equipment is through simulation testing via triaxial or biaxial shake tables. Representative configurations for each of Eaton's product lines were designed and built for seismic testing. Considerable attention was given to selecting test units that conservatively represented the entire family

OSHPD OSP Certification | WEGAI | Structural and ...

WEGAI has been a pioneer in equipment qualification by shake table testing long before the OSHPD requirements for special seismic certification. We have been the primary engineers overseeing the testing and qualification of multiple OSHPD OSP listings.

Understanding the requirements for IBC seismic-compliant ...

shake-table testing, the procedures are clarified by the ICC through ICC-ES 156 (Acceptance Criteria for Seismic Qualification by Shake-Table Testing of Nonstructural Components and Systems). In addition to shake-table testing, manufacturers can qualify systems through mathematical modeling using computer programs and accepted engineering standards

RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR SEISMIC AND WIND …

structural modeling alone is not a sufficient method for seismic qualification. When qualifying by shake table testing, strict adherence to AC156 must be followed. Single axis, dual axis or triple axis shake table testing are all acceptable methods. During shake testing, the unit under test (UUT) must contain the required fluids that it

Seismic Qualification of the Unconventional Valve by Shake ...

Extensively shake table testing is used for the seismic qualification and research purposes. It provides the means to excite structures in such a way that they are subjected to conditions ...

Special seismic certification of nonstructural components ...

The International Code Council's Evaluation Service Acceptance Criteria for Seismic Qualification by Shake-Table Testing of Nonstructural Components and Systems (ICC-ES AC 156) has become the main test standard that has been used in the performance of SSC for building applications.

Nuclear Automation - Westinghouse Nuclear

Switchgear test program Instrumentation and control electronics test program Description The cornerstone of the Westinghouse seismic testing service is a digitally controlled, independent, tri-axial seismic table. The seismic table is modular and can be used to test full-size cabinets as well as components and subassemblies.

AC156 Seismic Certification - Shake Table Testing for ...

TYPES OF SHAKE TABLES. TRU Compliance maintains a network of partner and affiliate shake table testing labs throughout the US to serve our clients needs and schedules. There are a variety of type of shake tables appropriate for use in a seismic certification program.

Seismic Qualification of the Unconventional Valve by Shake ...

The methodology involved in the seismic qualification of the unconventional valve presented in this paper. Among the various shake table experiments carried out for the seismic qualification unconventional valves, the experiment carried out for the Inclined Fuel Transfer Machine (IFTM) Gate valve is referred in this paper for the above purpose.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE - Fire-Lite Alarms

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE SEISMIC CERTIFICATION OF NON-STRUCTURAL ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS AND SYSTEMS Page 1 of 2 Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell has CERTIFIED1 the listed Fire Alarm System Products for seismic application. The basis of qualification was by shake testing and analysis, in accordance with the following building codes2.

Seismic Principles - usg.com

The current IC-ES acceptance criterion (AC) used for the testing and evaluation of Seismic Clips is AC156, Acceptance Criteria for Seismic Qualification by Shake-Table Testing of Nonstructural Components and Systems. AC156 was not specifically designed to provide testing guidelines or pass/fail criteria for acoustical suspension systems in a ...

Seismic Testing - Clark Testing

Clark Testing Seismic Testing Laboratory primary Seismic tri-axial shake table is comprised of a 10 x 10 hexagon plate operating on an independent tri-axial hydraulic system. Clark Testing Seismic table is capable of performing seismic testing of large packages up to 20,000 lbs. (total test specimen weight including all fixtures) with ZPA of 1G.

Report 3077-390572-001, Rev. 0, 'Qualification Test Report ...

* 16690-QTR Rev. 00, "Qualification Test Report for Environmental and Seismic Qualification of Weed Model DTN 2010 Pressure Transmitters", December 2002 CSA Documents * CAN3-N289.4-M86, "Testing Procedures for Seismic Qualification of CANDU Nuclear Power Plants" Document No.: 3077-390572-001 Rev. 0 Page 7 of 29

Earthquake shaking table - Wikipedia

There are several different experimental techniques that can be used to test the response of structures and soil or rock slopes to verify their seismic performance, one of which is the use of an earthquake shaking table (a shaking table, or simply shake table).This is a device for shaking scaled slopes, structural models or building components with a wide range of simulated ground motions ...

Seismic Testing and Qualification - Kinectrics

Kinectrics' services cover the full range of seismic testing required for qualification. We operate 2 tri-axial shaker tables and a RIM (Random Input Motion) table in our large Mechanical Testing Lab.