Chapter 5

Other standards and legislation

Chapter 4 covered the commercial standards, deriving from the IEC, that are relevant for the EMC and Radio Equipment Directives. Although comprehensive, these are by no means the only test standards or legislation that can be found for EMC. This chapter looks at a range of other sectors that have their own EMC framework: automotive, military, civil aerospace and rail.

5.1 Automotive

The automotive sector has for a long time had its own EMC requirements.

5.1.1 UNECE Reg 10 and the Automotive EMC Directive

In Europe, the EMC both of whole vehicles and their electronic sub-assemblies was covered by the Automotive EMC Directive. This was a type-approval Directive, not a New Approach one, and instead of the ...

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