50 Using This ManualElectrical Manual
October 200050-2Chevron Corporation
Scope and Application
provides engineering guidelines and specificationspertaining to electrical engineering. These guidelines include design and calculationprocedures, sample calculations, standard engineering practices, and data fordesigning electrical power systems, and guidance for applications of electricalcomponents. The guidelines also contain background information and references.The model specifications include comments that explain their provisions and clarifyinterpretations based on Company experience.This manual is written for entry-level engineers and nonspecialists regardless of experience. This manual should not be used as a substitute for sound engineering judgment, nor should it take precedence over the judgment of the experiencedspecialist in electrical engineering.The intent of this manual is to provide practical, useful information based onCompany experience and established practices. Therefore, forms are provided in thefront of the manual for your convenience in suggesting changes. Your knowledgeand experience are important for improving subsequent printings and keeping thismanual up to date.
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covers a range of topics relating to electrical systems andequipment: system design; system studies and protection; hazardous (classified)areas; motor control centers; switchgear, protective devices, switches, and trans-formers; grounding systems; installation of electrical facilities; wire and cable andlighting; auxiliary power systems; and electrical checkout, commissioning, andmaintenance. A summary of each section of the manual with pertinent specifica-tions is given below.
This section contains guidelines for the design of an electrical distribution system,to be used when designing a new distribution system or making significant addi-tions to an existing system. The section gives an overview of the electrical design