Overview of Automotive EMC Testing

Overview of Automotive EMC Testing

On-Demand Webinar

On-Demand Webinar

EMC testing and the approval process for automotive products

Most of today’s vehicle rely on active devices, microprocessors, and vehicle communication networks for control of vehicle functions, entertainment systems and legislated requirements such as tire pressure monitoring. Because complex control systems require a high degree of robustness, EMC testing for systems and components is critical to insure proper operation.

In this on-demand webinar, we will uncover the EMC test and approval process for automotive products. We will also highlight the development of test methods, the types of EMC test plans and how to gain approval for your product from major vehicle manufacturers.

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Key Topics Covered:

  • Overview of EMC testing
  • Recognize the legal requirements vs liability
  • Discover the differences between component and vehicle testing
  • Understand the EMC test plans: working with the OEM vs working with an EMC test lab

About the speaker

Steve EnglishSteve English

Manager of Automotive EMC Lab

He holds a degree in Physics from the University of Liverpool, and has over 30 years of automotive experience, beginning with the Motor Industry Research Association (MIRA) in the UK in 1987. At MIRA he was responsible for testing, and finally managing, the whole vehicle EMC chamber. While with MIRA, Mr. English was active on the UK delegations to both CISPR D & ISO.

In 1999 he moved within MIRA to the site in Plymouth, MI where he helped designed and commissioned a component EMC chamber which became A2LA accredited and subsequently recognized by Ford, GM & FCA. The site was acquired by TÜV SÜD America in 2007 and has continued to grow, to the present situation where it now has five chambers of various sizes and capabilities.

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