10:29 Feb 17, 2012
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Building Plans
French term or phrase: PCN /PCD
Hello all,
This comes from a document on an office development in Paris. I'm having problems finding these acronyms and am not sure whether I can leave them as they are or not. Many thanks for any help.

Chaque trame de façade est équipée de 2 nourrices (connectique de type Wago), équipées de 3 PCN et de 3 PCD (onduleurs non-prévus) situées en faux plancher dont le plénum est d’environ 7 cm. Les 2 armoires électriques de chaque niveau ont une réserve de 20%.
Anne Greaves
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:40

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found almost immediately on www
Prise de courant détrompée
B D Finch

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Reference: found almost immediately on www

Reference information:
France. Disclaimer: Every effort is made to provide accurate information in this ..... Process Control Domain. PCN. Process Control Network. This is equivalent to ...

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Asker: Thanks so much, didn't think of trying www

Asker: Think it's Prise de courant normal/Prise de courant détrompé, but thanks for the try

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neutral  Tony M: Unlikely, given the context — these seem to be actual concrete, physical items of equipment.
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  -> you know what I know about this field. it's the danger of posting refs in the dark......
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Reference: Prise de courant détrompée

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Though I don't know much about electrical installations and note that Tony the guru has discounted this possibility, it gets lots of relevant ghits when looking for PCN and PCD in close association.

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prises de courant mentionnées seront ces prises détrompées. ... Dans le tableau ci-dessus, la mention PCN désigne des prises électriques « normales » par opposition à la mention PCD qui désigne des prises électriques « détrompées ».

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PCD - Prise de courant détrompée 10/16A. PCN - Prise de courant. 10/16A. Câble seul : (HO5 VV-F - HO7 RN-F). Câble + connecteur Mâle : (HO5 VV-F - HO7 ...

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agree  Tony M: Right! I was obviously looking at it the wrong way, this MUST be right then!
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