An audit tool for the EMC implementation in large companies

A. Roc'h, F.B.J. Leferink

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The proper implementation of EMC in the design of electronic products has proven to bring more reliability and robustness in electronic systems than a common reactive approach. It is especially the case for complex systems and modules placed in a harsh electromagnetic environment. This paper propose an audit tool aiming at both evaluating the degree of implementation of EMC in the design, and setting up a plan towards an efficient custom-made implementation. This evaluation is performed against 4 pillars covering all aspect of EMC which need to be equally addressed. The audit has been first conducted in a large company and has proven to be a powerful tool in highlighting both strong and weak points of the EMC implementation. It consist in a set of interviews to be performed at all level and in all areas of the company. The conducted interviews are detailed and a set of examples of what outputs could be expected are given.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC Europe 2012), 17-21 September2012, Rome, Italy
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-0718-5
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes


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