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EMC and the printed circuit board : design, theory, and layout made simple
Montrose, Mark I.
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Publication Information:
New York : IEEE Press, [1999]

Physical Description:
xviii, 325 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
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"IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society, sponsor."
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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

Author Notes

About the Author...
Mark I. Montrose is principal consultant of Montrose Compliance Services, Inc., a full-service regulatory compliacne firm specializing in electromagnetic compatibility and product safety. His work experience includes the design, test, and certification of information technology, along with industrial, scientific, and medical equipment. His background includes systems design and product, manufacturing, and component engineering.
Mr. Montrose is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and a member of the Board of Directors of the IEEE EMC Society. In addition, he is a member of TC-8, the Product Safety Technical Committee of the IEEE EMC Society and dB Society. Mr. Montrose also provides accredited PCB design and layout seminars to corporate clients worldwide and is the author of Printed Circuit Board Design Techniques for EMC Compliance (IEEE Press, 1996).

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Published as a companion volume to the author's Printed Circuit Board Design Techniques for EMC Compliance (1996), this new work covers all aspects of a printed circuit board (PCB) design as it relates to both time and frequency domain issues of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). Intended for engineers and technicians involved in logic design and PCB layout, manufacture, testing, and supervision of the hardware engineering design, chapters offer EMC fundamentals, EMC and the PCB, components and EMC, image planes, bypassing and decoupling, transmission lines, signal integrity and cross talk, trace termination, and grounding. Glossary; supplementary tables on the decibel, Fourier analysis, conversions, and international EMC requirements for standards and tests. Recommended for technical libraries serving researchers and professionals engaged in all aspects of PCB design, production, and testing. I. L. Kosow; emeritus, City University of New York

Table of Contents

EMC Fundamentals
EMC Inside the PCB
Components and EMC
Image Planes
Bypassing and Decoupling
Transmission Lines
Signal Integrity and Crosstalk
Trace Termination
Appendix A The Decibel
Appendix B Fourier Analysis
Appendix C Conversion Tables
Appendix D International EMC Requirements
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