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Online Catalog of Educational Courses and Resources

 

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Welcome to the Online Catalog of Courses and Educational Resources. There are many ways we have for you to find what you want from this catalog:
  1. Using the "Search for Topic or Format-Text" box you can filter the selections by
      a. Keywords, such as "in-circuit," "environment," etc.
      b. Course formats, such as "public," "private," etc.
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  3. For each course of interest, you can click the hyperlinked "Details" to see the detailed course outline.
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Design for Excellence This course will teach you how to design a product that is manufacturable, testable, reliable, useable, electromagnetically compatible, maintainable and supportable. In short, an electronic product that not only functions but is made to be of excellent value to you and to your customer. Details
Electromagnetic Compatability Test and Design You will learn the principles of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) as it applies to military and non-military compliance. The course introduces EMC compliance requirements and methods by which they can be tested. It covers techniques designers should use to improve compatibility Details
  EMC and the Printed Circuit Board: Design, Theory, & Layout Made Simple This accessible, new reference work shows how and why RF energy is created within a printed circuit board and the manner in which propagation occurs. With lucid explanations, this book enables engineers to grasp both the fundamentals of EMC theory and signal integrity and the mitigation process needed to prevent an EMC event. Author Montrose also shows the relationship between time and frequency domains to help you meet mandatory compliance requirements placed on printed circuit boards. Using real-world examples the book features: Clear discussions, without complex mathematical analysis, of flux minimization concepts Extensive analysis of capacitor usage for various applications Detailed examination of components characteristics with various grounding methodologies, including implementation techniques An in-depth study of transmission line theory A careful look at signal integrity, crosstalk, and termination" Sponsored by: IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society. More ...
  EMI Troubleshooting Techniques Stop EMI, EMD and RFI cold! Now you can get the newest, most effective weapons to fight costly and potentially devastating electromagnetic interference (EMI), electromagnetic discharge (EMD), and radio frequency interference (RFI) in the field or on the bench. EMI Troubleshooting Techniques, by Michel Marduian, arms you with an arsenal of fail-safe, time- and labor-saving diagnostic routines to help you pinpoint and lock out even the most persistent interference problems. Its 4-step approach lets you 1) identify specific (and even hidden) trouble symptoms, 2) find the matching solutions, 3) implement them and 4) understand their strengths and limitations. From power line filters and conduction type fixes to transient suppressors and radiation control, this time-and money-saving guide streamlines robust designs, speeds on-site troubleshooting for industrial-strength applications, and simplifies EMC lab testing for optimal result. Plus, you get a variety of recommended filters, isolation transformers, shields, varistors, grounding and impedance devices, tapes, foils, and more. The EMI/RFI problems stop here. When you have got an electrical noise or interference problem this reference is all you need to diagnose and solve it in a hurry. EMI Troubleshooting Techniques presents an orderly, methodical approach to locating the cause of and correcting EMI/RFI breakdowns. It gives you hands-on, optimal solutions whether your task is design, lab testing, or on-site troubleshooting, no matter what type of electronic equipment you are handling. Written by veteran EMC designer/troubleshooter Michel Mardiguian, this efficiency-boosting guide is just what you are looking for in a practical solutions kit--and more. It offers: a solution matrix that helps you pinpoint the right fix quickly; a walk-through chart that simplifies the troubleshooting process; EMI-reduction components categorized by indications, applications, and limitations; practical alternatives to lab testing methods; consideration of real-life issues such as costs, time constraints, and accessibility; solutions for most electronic environments. Whether the EMI in a cars automatic-locking mechanism, a medical diagnostic tool, or a computer motherboard, and whether you are developing, prototyping, testing, diagnosing, or applying fixes, there is only one EMI reduction kit virtually guaranteed to help you avoid dead ends and wasted time: EMI Troubleshooting Techniques. More ...
  Extech 480823 Electro Magnetic Field (EMF/ELF) Meter The Extech 480823 EMF/ELF meter allows you to measure electromagnetic field radiation levels from fans, electrical appliances, wiring, and power lines. With a large ½" LCD display and a sampling time of 2.5 times per second, you can be assured of easy and accurate measurements. Readings available in both milligauss or micro Tesla. Battery included. More ...
  Grounding and Shielding Techniques A step-by-step guide to solving noise and interference problems in the digital age The rapid growth of digital technology over the past decade has brought the analog world into direct contact with high-speed operations and electromagnetic processes--and created a host of new problems for designers. This new twist requires different approaches to issues of noise and interference in digital processing, high-speed communication, mass data storage, and high-frequency applications. Grounding and Shielding Techniques, Fourth Edition is entirely rewritten to reflect these new challenges. This highly effective tool for the management of interference problems in electronic equipment treats the fundamentals of electrostatics as they relate to electromagnetic phenomena. Specifically, this volume deals with the new interference problems created when analog designs are buried in the middle of hardware that must meet radiation and susceptibility standards. It features: * Effective techniques for handling noise problems in a variety of circumstances * Step-by-step instructions for building noise-free instrument systems * Strategies for reducing or eliminating noise in interconnecting systems * Expanded discussion of multishielded transformers * An overview of current trends to limit the use of transformers * Real-world examples of factors influencing electronic noise * Simplified, practical explanations of the physics of fields * Dozens of illustrations and a clear, readable text. Grounding and Shielding Techniques, Fourth Edition is a state-of-the-art problem-solving guide for electronic design engineers and technicians. It is also an extremely useful text for short courses on electronic noise. More ...
  High Voltage Test Techniques Second Edition The second edition of High Voltage Test Techniques has been completely revised. The present revision takes into account the latest international developments in High Voltage and Measurement technology, making it an essential reference for engineers in the testing field. High Voltage Technology belongs to the traditional area of Electrical Engineering. However, this is not to say that the area has stood still. New insulating materials, computing methods and voltage levels repeatedly pose new problems or open up methods of solution; electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) or components and systems also demand increased attention. The authors hope that their experience will be of use to students of Electrical Engineering confronted with High Voltage problems in their studies, in research and development and also in the testing field. More ...
  Introduction to EMC Explains the basic principles of EMC, how it may be controlled in practice through filtering, shielding appropriate printed circuit board design & other means. Discusses electrostatic discharge & surge protection. Examines the concern about the effects of electromagnetic wave fields on health. Paper. More ...
  IR101 Automatic Infrared IR Thermometer This beauty is one of the neatest thermometers we've ever seen! You can measure the temperature of anything merely by pointing a IR beam of light at it! That's right, no contact, no sensors, no wires, glass, nothing but a beam of IR light! Is your motor running hot? Is your refrigerator cold enough? How cold IS that bottle of soda? If you want to know, just aim and push the button. The temperature is immediately displayed on the backlit LCD display! Last measurement is automatically held and stored until power-off. Measurements can be momentary or continuous, with minimum and maximum temps held during measurement! You can't ask for much more than that in a handheld thermometer that is contact-free besides! How does it work, you ask? Well if you really want to know, when making a temperature measurement the surface radiation of the object to be measured is evaluated using the principle of radiation thermometry. This is a purely passive process, i.e. no radiation is transmitted, but instead, use is made of only the natural electromagnetic radiation energy (heat radiation) that every body above a temperature of absolute zero (-273 °C) has. The temperature can be determined very accurately from this radiation energy if the emission factor of the object being measured is known. We'll stop there, because we only have so much space for all this copy! Runs on 4 LR44 cells (included) for a long life. If you want to know what the temperature is, check it out with the IR101! More ...
  Noise Reduction Techniques in Electronic Systems This updated and expanded version of the very successful first edition offers new chapters on controlling the emission from electronic systems, especially digital systems, and on low-cost techniques for providing electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) for consumer products sold in a competitive market. There is also a new chapter on the susceptibility of electronic systems to electrostatic discharge. There is more material on FCC regulations, digital circuit noise and layout, and digital circuit radiation. Virtually all the material in the first edition has been retained. Contains a new appendix on FCC EMC test procedures. More ...
  Printed Circuit Board Design Techniques for EMC Compliance : A Handbook for Designers "Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is an engineering discipline often identified as “black magic.” This belief exists because the fundamental mechanisms on how radio frequency (RF) energy is developed within a printed circuit board (PCB) is not well understood by practicing engineers. Rigorous mathematical analysis is not required to design a PCB. Using basic EMC theory and converting complex concepts into simple analogies helps engineers understand the mitigation process that deters EMC events from occurring. This user-friendly reference covers a broad spectrum of information never before published, and is as fluid and comprehensive as the first edition. The simplified approach to PCB design and layout is based on real-life experience, training, and knowledge. Printed Circuit Board Techniques for EMC Compliance, Second Edition will help prevent the emission or reception of unwanted RF energy generated by components and interconnects, thus achieving acceptable levels of EMC for electrical equipment. It prepares one for complying with stringent domestic and international regulatory requirements. Also, it teaches how to solve complex problems with a minimal amount of theory and math. Essential topics discussed include: Introduction to EMC Interconnects and I/O PCB basics Electrostatic discharge protection Bypassing and decoupling Backplanes–Ribbon Cables–Daughter Cards Clock Circuits–Trace Routing–Terminations Miscellaneous design techniques This rules-driven book—formatted for quick access and cross-reference—is ideal for electrical and EMC engineers, consultants, technicians, and PCB designers regardless of experience or educational background." Sponsored by: IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society More ...