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MIL-STD-464C: Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3)

2017 Webinar Recording Available

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This multi-part series was held on the following date:

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During the MIL-STD-461 webinar series, we received a question about webinar availability for the system level standard.  To meet that request, we are adding a new class to the series reviewing MIL-STD-464C.  MIL-STD-464C is the Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) Requirements for Systems standard that points to MIL-STD-461 for component (sub-system) qualification.  This webinar discusses these top level requirements and how the system integration is supported by the associated component qualification testing including a review of the DIDs supporting that integration.  From basic integrated compatibility to lightning to high level Electromagnetic Environment Effects (EME), the system standard review will cover all the elements specified and discuss how this fits into the component qualification.  This class is an integral part of the overall Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) program for military systems.

*Although this class was not part of the original MIL-STD-461 series, we consider this to be inclusive and as such we will provide a series purchase discount for this single event to all that purchased the MIL-STD-461 series.



Steven G. Ferguson has been working in EMC, Safety, MIL-STD, Nuclear, Energy and related compliance engineering and test for over 35 years at test laboratories and manufacturers. His work includes designing products, developing procedures, performing tests and advising developers on routes and techniques for attaining product compliance. He has been directly involved with EMC design and compliance evaluation for many systems including several power plants (facilities and equipment qualification), hospitals, presidential aircraft, the Space Shuttle and Hubble Space Telescope. He presents various courses on EMI/EMC compliance including EMC for Nuclear Power Facilities, Architectural Shielding and a hands-on course MIL-STD-461 testing at the WLL facility in Maryland and on-site for multiple government and industrial clients. His work also includes EMC, Environmental and Safety evaluations for commercial, military and medical devices and training of hundreds of personnel on test and evaluation techniques. He has authored several papers on equipment qualification and evaluation techniques with presentations at many conferences. He is a member of the TR-102323 Working Group and supported preparation of Revision 4.