De taak en het werkgebied van deze commissies zijn:
- IEC/TC 2 - Rotating machinery – To prepare International Standards regarding specifications for rotating electrical machines without limitations of voltage, ouput or dimensions with the exception of the following:
- Traction motors within the scope of TC 9: Electric railway equipment;
- Motors and generators within the scope of TC 69: Electric road vehicles and electric industrial trucks;
- Motors and generators for use in cars and commercial vehicles;
- Motors and generators for use in aeronautics or space applications.
- CLC/TC 2 - Rotating machinery – To prepare harmonized standards giving specifications and application rules for rotating machines based on IEC Publication 34 "Rotating electrical machines" and its parts and also standards relating to the mechanical vibration of these machines. New work is concentrated only on subjects which have not already been proposed to IEC/TC 2 or to one of its Working Groups