AutoEMC Newsletter No.24: February 2009
text only bulletins contain items of information sent to the Automotive EMC
Network newsletter that may be out-of-date by its next issue, hence this short,
text only, e-mail with hyperlinks to further information on the items mentioned.
and EMC Conferences
on-line events calendar will hopefully have successfully been updated by the
time you receive this, but some of the most imminent events are listed below;
February 2009, Munich, Germany
February 2009, Sunderland, UK
Analysis & Testing Exhibition 2009
February 2009, International Media Centre, Silverstone Race Track
Technologies for Meaner Motor Sports
February 2009, IET, 2 Savoy Place, London, UK
DoD E3 (Electromagnetic Environmental Effects) Review
March 2009, Marriott New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans,
the Invisibility Cloak: New Horizons in Electromagnetism
March 2009, IET Savoy Place, UK
March 2009, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
anyone notice it's passing in January? That
was the date by which all products on sale in Europe had to comply with the
updated directive 2004/104/EC. In fairness there has been over 4 years for the
market to convert the product. If
you haven't done so already check the standards and our test providers to see
what can be done!
2-page correction 2 two of significant figures in the 2008 released edition 3.
what was going to happen after the not so amicable split with certain European
test companies, well AR have now formed AR Europe to try and regain their market
17025: General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration
Technology have published a comparison of the First and Second Editions of this
well respected and often essential standard for test lab.
Use of the new international laboratory standard should assure greater
consistency between laboratories, testing and calibration.
Cooperates with Dongfeng
Semiconductor and Dongfeng Motor Corporation plan to establish a joint
automotive electronics design lab in China. The move aims at developing the
electronic systems for next-generation vehicles for China's domestic market as
well as for export markets. In this context, Freescale will lead the car
manufacturer closer to the AUTOSAR software standard universe.
Techniques for Comprehensive EMC testing of Embedded Systems
somehow missed this article last year on one of our favourite areas of EMC
design, the impact of software.
Acquires Simulation Technology and Applied Research, Inc. (STAAR)
money still around, developers of EDA tools for RF (AWR) purchase the microwave
software developers of FEM tools for EM simulation (STAAR).
Light in the Auto Industry
have to be quite an optimist to see the end of the current recession, especially
in the automotive industry, but someone thinks there are chinks of light shining
this is the first issue of 2009 Happy New Year, I hope the dreaded "Credit
Crunch" is having a minimal impact on you and our best wishes to those whom
it is severely effecting.
must apologise for the delays that our internet pages have recently suffered
with being updated. Since the date
on the website the pages have been updated twice but for some reason the uploads
to the host appear not to have worked. Hopefully
by the time you receive this that error will have been corrected and 2009 dates
are posted on most title pages.
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