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EMC Essentials


Sep 9-10, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily


Washington Laboratories Ltd.
7560 Lindbergh Drive, Gaithersburg MD 20879

Instruction By:

Kenneth Wyatt


Course Description

This EMC Essentials course is a must for technicians, engineers, managers, or anyone tasked with the job of getting a product through EMC compliance testing.

Day 1: EMC Theory (Part 1) Attendees will be introduced to units of measurement, time and frequency domain, differential and common mode currents, radiated emissions, PC board layout, shielding, transmission lines and magnetics. Day one is crucial to understanding the Day 2 presentation, as it will also include demonstrations of many of the basic principles.

Day 2: EMC Theory (Part 2) plus Bench Top Measurements and Troubleshooting – We’ll continue with ESD and system design, followed up with practical, low-cost, tools and techniques that can be used for pre-compliance measurements as well as troubleshooting EMC problems in a more formal setting. We’ll include the popular “Top Ten EMC Issues” and will demonstrate several probing and analysis techniques that will help identify EMC issues quickly. Several actual case studies will also be described.

Presented by

Mr. Kenneth Wyatt Mr. Kenneth Wyatt, is an expert in the field of EMI/EMC. He has over 25 years of experience in the field, and has been responsible for taking numerous products, both commercial and military, through compliance testing. Ken understands not only the techniques of good EMC design, but also the nuances of troubleshooting elusive EMC problems. He has published numerous articles for magazines, such as Test & Measurement World, Interference Technology and InCompliance and has presented his EMC courses worldwide. He is the author of “The EMC Blog” for and manages the “EMC Troubleshooters” group on LinkedIn.

Registration Closed!

Dates: Sep 9-10, 2014: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm daily

The cost is $1,295* for this information-packed two-day seminar and workshop from an industry-recognized expert in EMC testing and design. The price includes an updated color copy of Ken Wyatt’s “EMC Essentials” seminar book containing numerous illustrations and descriptive photos in support of the presentation slides and notes, EMC Pocket Guide, his new book “EMI Troubleshooting Cookbook for Product Designers”, lunch, and morning and afternoon drinks and snacks during scheduled breaks.

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