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EMC for Product Designers, 5th Edition by Tim Williams

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Chapter 10

Test planning

10.1 The need for a test plan

An EMC test plan is a vital part of the specification of a new product. It provides the basis around which the development and pre-production stages can be structured in order for the product to achieve EMC compliance with the minimum of effort. It can act as the schedule for in-house testing, or can be used as a contractual document in dealing with an external test house. Although you should prepare it as soon as the project gets underway, it will of necessity need revision as the product itself develops and especially in the light of actual test experience on prototype versions.

10.1.1 The requirements of accreditation

You may decide to do the testing at an accredited laboratory. The accreditation ...

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