IEC 61082 Preparation of documents used in electrotechnology, is adopted in most countries in the world, and also practically applied, with the exception of areas where the impact of (old) ANSI for some application areas are still strong. This publication was subject to revision and a consolidation of the earlier four parts IEC 60182-1, -2, -3 and - 4 into one publication IEC 61082-1 was published 2006-04.
The publicatin provides general rules for the preparation of documents and specific rules for a number of document kinds like: (schematic) diagrams (overview diagram, circuit diagram, function diagram, ...), connection documents, installation documents, etc.
IEC 62027 Preparation of parts lists, which deals with all common kinds of component listings for engineering purposes.
IEC 62079 Preparation of instructions - Structuring, content and presentation deals with instruction documents for the entire life cycle of a product or system.
IEC 60848 GRAFCET specification language for sequential function charts, specifies a document kind to be used for the earliest phase of the life cycle of a product or plant: the functional specification, an area that might need further work.
Closely related topics: Structuring principles and identification, Document and documentation management, Graphical symbols for diagrams