EMC

Disney’s Test Track Educates on Automotive EMC, Safety & Environmental Simulation

On a recent trip to Disney World, we were impressed with Epcot’s Test Track, a General Motors-sponsored ride.  Not only is it thrilling, it is highly educational, introducing the concepts of automotive electromagnetic compatibility, safety, and environmental simulation to the general public. Like all the best Disney rides, the experience begins in the pre-ride waiting... Read More

EMC Society Covers EMI in Electric Power Substations

Earlier this week, the IEEE EMC Society Santa Clara Valley Chapter featured a presentation on “EMI in Electric Power Substations” by John Tengdin, a senior partner with OPUS Consulting Group.  MET Labs’ James Bojorquez was in attendance and took these notes: Much of the presentation recounted the history of how IEEE 1613-2003 “Standard Environmental and Testing Requirements... Read More

Taiwan’s BSMI Updates EMC Requirements for ITE

Per Taiwan’s Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI), compliance to CNS 13438, Information Technology Equipment – Radio disturbance Characteristics – Limits and Methods of Measurement (Amendment June 1, 2006), is required for ITE and similar equipment which falls under mandatory inspection category. Testing to conducted emissions telecom ports and radiated emissions above 1GHz were... Read More