This standard is a product family standard for high-voltage switchgear and controlgear and assemblies thereof. It provides an application of the horizontal standard series IEC 61850 which details a layered substation communication architecture, in the world of high-voltage switchgear and controlgear.
By providing tutorial material such as examples and explanations, it also gives an access for switchgear experts to concepts and methods applied in the IEC 61850 series.