Military Handbook- General Guidelines for Electronic Equipment

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4. Guidelines.
• 4.1 Fail-safe.
The design and development of all military electronic safety of personnel during the installation, operation, maintenance, and assembly or component parts thereof.

• 4.2 Bonding in hazardous areas.
Electronic should be bonded i n accordance chapter 5, for ground systems, with MIL-B-5087 or as otherwise equipment to be installed equipment should provide fail safe features for repair or interchanging of a complete equipment in areas where explosive or fire hazards exist for aerospace systems, MIL-STD-1310 for shipboard and NFPA 70, chapter 5, for grounded systems, or as otherwise specified in the detailed equipment specification.

• 4.3 Temperature.
At ambient temperature of 25°C, the operating temperature of control panels and operating controls should not exceed 49°C. Other exposed parts subject to contact by operating personnel should not exceed 60°C.

• 4.4 Electrical.
The design should incorporate methods to protect personnel from inadvertent contact with voltages capable of producing shock hazards.
4.4.1 Power
Means should be provided so that power may be cut off white installing, replacing, or interchanging a complete equipment, assembly, or part thereof. Interface with electrical power sources should be in accordance with the applicable regulations or guidelines. If a main power switch is provided, it should be clearly labeled as such and should cut off all power to the complete equipment.

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This handbook is the technical baseline for the design and construction of electronic equipment for the Department of Defense. It captures in one document, under suitable subject heading, fundamental design guidelines for multiple general electronic specifications. The opportunity to focus on a single document, afforded to contractors, results in substantial savings to the Government. This handbook was prepared by and is regularly updated through the cooperative efforts of Government and industry. The following Government documents are intimately associated with this handbook.

• MIL-STD-2036 General Requirements for Electronic Equipment Specifications.
• MIL-E-4158 Electronic Equipment, Ground, General Specification for.
• MIL-STD-5400 Electronic Equipment, Aerospace, General Standard for.
• MIL-E-8189 Electronic Equipment, Missiles, Boosters and Allied Vehicles, General Specification for (Not for New Design).
• DOD-E-8983 Electronic Equipment, Aerospace, Extended Space Environment, General Specification for.
• MIL-P-11268 Parts, Materials, and Processes Used in Electronic Equipment.
• ML-STD-11991 Electrical, Electronic and Electro-mechanical Equipment, Guided Missile and Associated Weapon Systems, General Standard for.
• MIL-F-18870 Fire Control Equipment, Naval Shipboard, General Specification for.
• MIL-T-28800 Test Equipment for Use with Electrical and Electronic Equipment, General Specification for.

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