Annex 7 - Equipment Manuals - IEC Requirements
(IEC 60945 Ed.4 IEC 2002)

"4.8 (14) Equipment Manuals

(A.694/8.3) Adequate information shall be provided to enable the equipment to be properly operated and maintained by suitably qualified members of the ship's crew.

Operating and servicing manuals shall:

a.) be written in English;

b.) identify the category of the equipment or units to which they refer (4.4);

c.) (A.694/18.3. 1) in the case of equipment so designed that fault diagnosis and repair down to component level are practicable, provide full circuit diagrams, component layouts and a component parts list;

d.) (A.694/18.3.2) in the case of equipment containing complex modules in which fault diagnosis and repair down to component level are not practicable, contain sufficient information to enable a defective complex module to be located, identified and replaced. Other modules and those discrete components which do not form part of modules shall also meet the requirements of 4.8 (c) above.

Moreover adequate information shall be provided to allow equipment to be installed so that it operates in accordance with the requirements of the relevant equipment standard, taking into account limitations imposed by the operation of other equipment also required to be installed on the bridge."

 
Associated Documents
Regulation 16 - Maintenance of Equipment

 


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