Chapter 4

Commercial standards

4.1 The standards making bodies

The structure of the international bodies which are responsible for defining EMC standards for commercial purposes and for use in EU Directives is shown in Figure 4.1.

Figure 4.1 EMC standards structure

4.1.1 The International Electrotechnical Commission

The IEC operates in close co-operation with the International Standards Organization (ISO). It is composed of National Committees which are expected to be fully representative of all electrotechnical interests in their respective countries. Work is carried out in technical committees and their sub-committees addressing particular product ...

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