AutoEMC Newsletter No.26: October 2009
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and EMC Conferences
next week in Newbury, the annual EMC fest for the UK market is back with
seminars and exhibitions a plenty. If
you’ve not been before a personal recommendation is the live experiments run
by the IEEE EMC Society.
EMC Means More
than Everyone Must Comply
Michigan IEEE EMC Society have organized another free seminar for all those
registering before the event on 15th October.
Sound Your Product
On 15 December 2009, University of Warwick there is a joint EIS & Warwick IMRC seminar/workshop & exhibition. Speakers include Jaguar-Land-Rover and Lotus in case you were wondering where the Automotive connection is.
latest World Automotive Summit tackled that continuing issue of CO2 emissions.
More details are available via the on-line newsletter.
over 4-different venues in November. However,
the most important for our readers is probably the Land Nav event at the UK
National Physical Laboratory on 19th November.
Gloom vs. innovation in the automotive industry
was clearly still a sense of gloom at Frankfurt Auto show, but it wasn’t all
17025 - Should the international standard on laboratories be divided into
interesting question posed in ITEM by author Daniel D. Hoolihan, but if divided
would this make any difference in application or assessment?
Is the singe standard too complex or just not well understood?
Commission Releases New EMC Directive Quick Guide
European Commission has released a new “Quickguide” regarding the Directive
2004/108/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15th of December
2004 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to
New Tool for Automotive Transient Testing
AR's TGAR is a transient generator test system for performing transient tests on automotive parts and components. Always nice to see transient testing still getting some attention.
India Unveils First Automotive EMC Testing Lab
Lindgren have completed a large Automotive test facility for the Indian
Governments Vehicle Research & Development Establishment (VDRE), the first
in India, but unlikely to be the last we feel.
Test Facility for Hybrid, Electric and Fuel Cell Drive Train
2009 Mooser GmbH has expanded its service portfolio towards EMC testing on
Hybrid, Electric and Fuel Cell drive train components for the automotive
EMC Test Equipment and Solutions Company
the current economic climate it is interesting to be able to write about at
least one new company set-up in the UK that clearly sees a bright future in the
EMC market. Frequensys were set up
earlier in 2009 by Simon Young, a personality well known to the UK EMC community
and a speaker at previous AutoEMC conferences.
test aims for Safer Cars
technique, known as Feature Selective Validation (FSV), was developed by
researchers at De Montfort University.
Standards Open the Door to Auto Design Optimization
we there yet? It feels like Autosar
has been coming for some time, but it looks like it is certainly starting to
make inroads into mainstream tools and applications.
This article from Mentor in Automotive Design Line seems to be suggesting
the Europeans are moving towards adoption.
Testing for the Automotive Electronics
not sure if this is news to anyone who reads this bulletin, but there are many
other electrical tests that are performed besides EMC (in fact EMC is not
mentioned in this article). Still
nice to know EMC is not the only obstacle to compliance, basic functionality
will always come first.
Compatibility Engineering is a completely revised, expanded, and updated version
of Henry Ott's popular book Noise Reduction Techniques in Electronic Systems.
Just over 20 years in the revising but hopefully worth the wait!
News At Last
Agreement will bring
Mitsubishi EV to Europe
Two new Minis to be built in
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