Technical Papers

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The following are technical papers on the subjects of design and/or test to meet the automotive EMC standards covered elsewhere on this site  The papers are available to view or download and are all provided in Adobe Acrobat portable document format (PDF) or a URL links to another website containing the paper.  The links in the table below are to papers referenced on this page and on some separate pages dedicated to some of the organisations that assist in the promotion of EMC and Automotive design.

Provider of Papers Subject Area No. of Papers Held
IEEE and IEEE EMC Society EMC 5
EMC Conference Papers EMC 10
General Electronics and Automotive Conferences Automotive Electronics Design 5
OEM Contributions TBA 0
Design Consultancies/Suppliers Electronic Design 2
EMC Test Laboratories EMC Test Issues and Methods 1
Academic Institutions Various 2
Individual Contributors Various 0
Government Papers and Guidelines EMC, Automotive Directive 8
Trade Press Articles Automotive EMC 19
GEMCAR Papers on Simulation Automotive Modelling and Simulation 29

If you have a paper that you own the copyright to and are prepared to publish it via this site, please send it in either PDF or WORD format by e-mail to enquiries@AutoEMC.net.  Papers can be from technical conferences, public or private seminars, trade press articles or even internal company documents, provided the supplier owns the copyright or is able to provide copyright permission to AutoEMC.net.  Alternatively if you have a paper or article on your website that would be of interest to the Automotive EMC network please provide a URL link to the above e-mail address and we will add the link to these pages.


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Papers Provided By OEMs

 

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Papers Provided By Design Consultancies

 

Title Author(s) Size

New Cost Effective Packaging and Power Substrate Concept for DC-DC Converter     (Version Française)

Frederic Tual, Transparent Engineering 293kB
Eliminating Arcing in 42V Automotive Electrical Connections Jeremy Patterson, Tyco Electronics 190kB

  


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Papers Provided By EMC Test Laboratories

 

Title Author(s) Size

Vehicle EMC Approvals

Terry Beadman, MIRA 148kB

  


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Papers Provided By Academic Institutions

 

Title Author(s) Size

A report for the European Commission DG III  

(link to summary page, paper downloadable from York EMC Services site via this summary)

I.E. Noble, I.D. Flintoft.L.M. McCormack

 University of York

1.9MB
REGINA Test mask : Research on EMC Guidelines for INtegrated Automotive circuits C. Lochot, S. Calvet, S. Ben Dhia, E. Sicard 910kB

  


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Papers Provided By Individual Contributors

 

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Government Papers and Guidelines

 

Title Author(s) Size
Commission Directive 2004/104/EC

(The Automotive EMC Directive - replaces 95/54/EC from 1st Jan 2006)

Commission of the European Communities 380kB

Commission Directive 95/54/EC 

(The Automotive EMC Directive - supplied by EMC & Compliance Journal)

Commission of the European Communities 640kB
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) in Vehicles - Directive 95/54/EC in the UK (Guidance v4, 9-Oct-02) UK Department for Transport 25kB
Automotive EMC – Advice for Manufacturers and Importers of After-market Products Hampshire County Council -

EMC Directive, Automotive EMC Directive and its Application to Fire Service Vehicles

UK Home Office -
Open Letter from ETSI on R&TTE and Automotive EMC Directives Olly Wheaton, ETSI 17kB

A Study to Assess the Possible Effects on Radio Based Services of Electromagnetic Emissions from the Proposed Increase of Electrically Powered Public And Private Transport

L.S Blanchard and D. Whitehead

470kB
Investigation of Electromagnetic Emissions from Alternative Powertrain Road Vehicles MIRA 6.8MB

  

Links to on-line government guidelines and papers, some links are to indexing pages, some direct to relevant papers.

  


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Trade Press Articles

 

Title Author(s) Size
Electrostatic Discharge for Automotive Applications Martin O'Hara 1.5MB
Analysis of Radiated Electromagnetic Emissions Caused by Common-Mode Currents Stefan Dickmann, Jean-Claude Kedzia, Uwe Keller and Torsten Kiessling -

EMC In the Motor Industry

Keith Price -
EMI Immunity Testing For Automotive Components John Dearing and Greg Senko -
Automotive ‘e’ Marking: The UK Dilemma Geoff Hann 5.0MB
Keeping Current with Vehicle EMC Approvals Terry Beadman -
"e" is for Automobile Electronics Tim Jarvis -
An Accurate Validation Procedure for Component Testing Chambers Alexander Kriz and Wolfgang Müllner -
EMC Testing of Traffic Law Enforcement Devices, specifically relating to potential TETRA and GSM interference Colin Snow and Malcolm Rich 34kB
PPTC Design Considerations for Automotive Circuits Lisa Jones, Karin Kinsman and Anthony Cilluffo -

EMC Test Standards for Automotive Electronic Components

Martin O'Hara 3.43MB

Testing Times - The Complexities of Validating the Safe Operation of Automotive Systems

Peter Phillips and Dr Anthony Martin 2.12MB
A Review of Today’s Automotive EMC Standards Poul Andersen and Kimball Williams -
Automotive EMC: A moving target Richard A. Quinnell -
Automotive EMC Directive Update Martin O'Hara -
Cars: Modeling the Electromagnetic Field for Radiated Immunity Tests R. De Leo, G. Cerri, L. Claretti, V. Mariani Primiani, F. Moglie, M. Moscariello, and M. de Riso -
The 42-V Powernet and its Influence on Automotive EMC Martin O'Hara -
The New Automotive EMC Directive: Tough Requirements on the Road Ahead Terry Beadman -
Automotive EMC Immunity Specs Strike a Chord Pat Malloy and Thomas C. Moyer  
The European Union’s New Automotive EMC Directive 2004/104/EC Martin O'Hara -

  

Links to on-line copies of the trade press articles where available.  Due to loss of some on-line archives the Automotive EMC network has had to host PDF versions of some of these articles, hence the relatively large file size as the original is supplied in full colour, including adverts, from the original journal of publication.  Please advise if other links are missing or broken to on-line publications.

  


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