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Electromagnetic Compatibility Engineering

Electromagnetic Compatibility Engineering
By Henry W. Ott

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Book Description

Praise for Noise Reduction Techniques IN electronic systems

"Henry Ott has literally 'written the book' on the subject of EMC. . . . He not only knows the subject, but has the rare ability to communicate that knowledge to others."
EE Times

Electromagnetic Compatibility Engineering is a completely revised, expanded, and updated version of Henry Ott's popular book Noise Reduction Techniques in Electronic Systems. It reflects the most recent developments in the field of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and noise reduction¿and their practical applications to the design of analog and digital circuits in computer, home entertainment, medical, telecom, industrial process control, and automotive equipment, as well as military and aerospace systems.

While maintaining and updating the core information—such as cabling, grounding, filtering, shielding, digital circuit grounding and layout, and ESD—that made the previous book such a wide success, this new book includes additional coverage of:

  • Equipment/systems grounding

  • Switching power supplies and variable-speed motor drives

  • Digital circuit power distribution and decoupling

  • PCB layout and stack-up

  • Mixed-signal PCB layout

  • RF and transient immunity

  • Power line disturbances

  • Precompliance EMC measurements

  • New appendices on dipole antennae, the theory of partial inductance, and the ten most common EMC problems

The concepts presented are applicable to analog and digital circuits operating from below audio frequencies to those in the GHz range. Throughout the book, an emphasis is placed on cost-effective EMC designs, with the amount and complexity of mathematics kept to the strictest minimum.

Complemented with over 250 problems with answers, Electromagnetic Compatibility Engineering equips readers with the knowledge needed to design electronic equipment that is compatible with the electromagnetic environment and compliant with national and international EMC regulations. It is an essential resource for practicing engineers who face EMC and regulatory compliance issues and an ideal textbook for EE courses at the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels.


Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #605849 in Books
  • Brand: Ott, Henry W.
  • Published on: 2009-08-24
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 9.50" h x 1.80" w x 6.30" l, 2.86 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 872 pages

Features

  • Wiley

Editorial Reviews

Review
"This is an outstanding book. At 872 pages thick, it is a valuable follow-up to Ott's earlier books, Noise Reduction Techniques in Electronic Systems (first edition, 1975; second edition, 1987) . . . EMC will remain with us in the foreseeable future, and we need books like this one." (The Radio Science Bulletin, 1 June 2011)

 

From the Back Cover
Praise for Noise Reduction Techniques IN electronic systems

"Henry Ott has literally 'written the book' on the subject of EMC. . . . He not only knows the subject, but has the rare ability to communicate that knowledge to others."
EE Times

Electromagnetic Compatibility Engineering is a completely revised, expanded, and updated version of Henry Ott's popular book Noise Reduction Techniques in Electronic Systems. It reflects the most recent developments in the field of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and noise reduction?and their practical applications to the design of analog and digital circuits in computer, home entertainment, medical, telecom, industrial process control, and automotive equipment, as well as military and aerospace systems.

While maintaining and updating the core information—such as cabling, grounding, filtering, shielding, digital circuit grounding and layout, and ESD—that made the previous book such a wide success, this new book includes additional coverage of:

  • Equipment/systems grounding

  • Switching power supplies and variable-speed motor drives

  • Digital circuit power distribution and decoupling

  • PCB layout and stack-up

  • Mixed-signal PCB layout

  • RF and transient immunity

  • Power line disturbances

  • Precompliance EMC measurements

  • New appendices on dipole antennae, the theory of partial inductance, and the ten most common EMC problems

The concepts presented are applicable to analog and digital circuits operating from below audio frequencies to those in the GHz range. Throughout the book, an emphasis is placed on cost-effective EMC designs, with the amount and complexity of mathematics kept to the strictest minimum.

Complemented with over 250 problems with answers, Electromagnetic Compatibility Engineering equips readers with the knowledge needed to design electronic equipment that is compatible with the electromagnetic environment and compliant with national and international EMC regulations. It is an essential resource for practicing engineers who face EMC and regulatory compliance issues and an ideal textbook for EE courses at the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels.

About the Author
Henry W. Ott is President and Principal Consultant of Henry Ott Consultants, an EMC/ESD training and consulting organization located in Livingston, New Jersey. Mr. Ott is considered by many to be the nation's leading EMC educator.


Customer Reviews

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful.
5Excellent resource for any electrical engineer/layout designer
By C. Crome
This is an absolutely fantastic resource for any electrical engineer, circuit designer, layout engineer, or EMC engineer. It lays out in detail and in very simple and easy to understand language how to design real products that need to pass FCC and CE regulations. It makes certain things that used to be mysterious crystal clear. Quite a comprehensive guide on all aspects of building real pcbs for EMC. A must have that belongs right alongside, "The Art of Electronics."

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
5It's all there.
By sbh1950
I've been working on EMC projects on and off for about 30 years. In almost every case the peculiarities of a piece of equipment introduce a significant amount of "black magic" into getting it to pass FCC requirements. What's in the book are things I've had to learn along the way as bitter lessons (sometimes), so it is especially handy in helping to plan future work with some hope for success. Read it, mark it, underline it, put tabs in it...yes, it's really that valuable.

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
5Excellent Self Study
By Alanna C.
I have been working in the EMC area for roughly a year now, and I found myself wanting to understand the "why" of what the various Standards represent - applying a standard is one thing, but knowing why you are doing what you are creates opportunity to troubleshoot faster but also involves personal growth in a field of unique demand (aka leverage). Also - I thought it was easy to read. I have a background in antenna theory and electromagnetics, and have been performing EMC testing on equipment - which I believe made this a very straight forward read - but if you don't have that background - that's okay! There is Part 2 in the book that takes the time to explain the theory (in a straight forward manner) so that a with general interest/knowledge can also gain something from the conversations.

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