ISO 11451-5 RC method for EMC full-vehicle testing

In this preview of the 20-minute presentation from February 6 for Rohde & Schwarz, Comtest R&D Engineer Dimitrios Barakos outlines the latest updates of the new ISO 11451-5 Reverberation Chamber (RC) method for EMC automotive testing and highlights the basic steps required to enable full vehicle testing in a reverberation chamber.

The newly introduced closed-loop power control technique (fast-stirring) will be analysed, and he will present a chamber design backed by experimental data fulfilling the requirements of this new test technique.

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A shielded room can perform conducted emission and immunity EMC measurements, eliminating harmful external influences, leading to more accurate and consistent test results. Being a Faraday cage, a shielded room will not only improve test results but will also form an excellent aid in protecting information and essential hardware. Comtest can assist governments, the military, financial institutions, and large corporations in protecting what matters most in critical situations. We offer the highest quality, sensitivity, and security before, during and after working with you.

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