Intermediate Course On Railway Applications On EMC

Intermediate Course On Railway
Applications On EMC

Course Curriculum

  1. Why EMC engineering is key in the design and delivery process.
  2. The reasons why the railway is a harsh EMI (Electromagnetic Interference) environment.
  3. Understanding basic EMC terminology.
  4. Real world sources of EMI.
  5. Navigating through EMC Standards.
  6. EMI coupling mechanisms.
  7. Examples of EMI interference.
  8. EM waves and shielding fundamentals.
  9. Harmonics, what are they and how are they produced? (Graphical Fourier Series).
  10. EMC and Power Quality.
  11. EMC Zoning.
  12. Variable Speed Drives – an EMI threat? How to produce an EMC compliant design using VSDs.
  13. EMC management and key deliverables; The EMC Control Plan and the EMC Technical File.
  1.  Faraday Induction and Common Mode (CM) EMI.
  2. How to read a spectrum analyser.
  3. Filtering principles and practices.
  4. The ubiquitous RS485 Link (Real world EMI).
  5. Data errors from noise, BER, and data corruption from EMI.
  6. Pigtails and screening cables.
  7. Building Management Systems and EMI.
  8. TOOF.
  1.  Crosstalk between cables.
  2. Techniques to reduce crosstalk.
  3. Pulse width Modulation – What is it ?
  4. An example of a PWM signal.
  5. Earthing system contamination current arising from VSD installations.
  6. Designing a robust earthing system for VSDs.
*The videos use an EMI Demonstrator that has been specially built to provide qualitative examples of EMI coupling phenomena.