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(a) The coordination of overcurrent protective devices must be demonstrated for all potential plant configurations.
(b) Overcurrent protective devices must be installed so that:
(1) A short-circuit on a circuit that is not vital to the propulsion, control, or safety of the vessel does not trip equipment that is vital; and
(2) A short-circuit on a circuit that is vital to the propulsion, control, or safety of the vessel is cleared only by the protective device that is closest to the point of the short-circuit.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Code of Federal Regulations Title 46. Shipping § 46.111.51–3 Protection of vital equipment - last updated October 03, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/cfr/title-46-shipping/cfr-sect-46-111-51-3.html
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