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- separation of concepts between characterization class and categorization class;
- introduction of value constraints on classes and properties;
- addition of various new subtypes for data types, including rational_type;
- improvement on the representation of unit of measurement.
IEC 61360-4, IEC reference collection of standard data element types and component classes, can be accessed from IEC CDD (Common Data Dictionary) Free access to Database. The database contains the IEC reference collection of classes and associated characteristic properties (data element types or DETs) of electric/electronic components including materials, geometry and features used in electrotechnical equipment and systems. The dictionary and database follow the methodology of Part 1 of IEC 61360 and the information model of Part 2.
IEC 61360-2:2012 has the status of a horizontal standard in accordance with IEC Guide 108.