Course Details

ELE707 - Electromagnetic Compatibility

2023-2024 Spring term information
The course is open this term
Name Surname Position Section
Prof.Dr. Birsen Saka Supervisor 1
Weekly Schedule by Sections
Section Day, Hours, Place
All sections Tuesday, 08:40 - 11:30, SS

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

ELE707 - Electromagnetic Compatibility
Program Theoretýcal hours Practical hours Local credit ECTS credit
PhD 3 0 3 10
Obligation : Elective
Prerequisite courses : -
Concurrent courses : -
Delivery modes : Face-to-Face
Learning and teaching strategies : Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Problem Solving
Course objective : The aim of the course is to give concepts of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), and to teach the relevant methods and strategies to design electromagnetic compatible system and circuits.
Learning outcomes : A student completing the course successfully will Understand the concepts of electromagnetic compatibility Learn static charge generation and ESD protection methods Identify low and high frequencies coupling mechanisms Design electromagnetic shield and filters Learn the EMC regulations, test and measurements
Course content : Introduction to Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), Review of EM Field Theory, Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) sources, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Shielding Theory and Practice, Grounding, Cabling, EMI Filters, EMC Regulations and tests, Frequency Assignment and Spectrum Conservation.
References : 1) Ott H.W., Noise reduction techniques in electronic systems, John Wiley & Sons, 1988.; 2) Kodali V. Prasad, Engineering Electromagnetic Compatibility: Principles, Measurements, Technologies, and Computer Models, John Wiley & Sons, 2001.; 3) Paul C., Introduction to Electromagnetic Compatibility, John Wiley & Sons, 1992.; 4); 5)Saka B., ELE 707: EMC Course Notes.
Course Outline Weekly
Weeks Topics
1 Concepts of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and definitions
2 Basic concepts of EM Field Theory, EMC units, radiation and frequency spectrum
3 Natural and man made sources of EMI
4 Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), static charge generation, ESD protection
5 Plane wave shielding theory and shielding effectiveness
6 High and low impedance fields, practical shielding problems and tests
7 Grounding
8 Capacitive coupling, inductive coupling, cable shielding
9 Midterm Exam
10 EMI Filters, Passive components, filter theory and characteristics, ABCD parameters
11 Lump element EMI filters, distributed element EMI filters
12 EMC Regulations and standards
13 EMC test sites and measurements
14 Frequency Assignment and Spectrum Conservation
15 Final exam
16 Final exam
Assessment Methods
Course activities Number Percentage
Attendance 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Application 0 0
Field activities 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Midterms 1 40
Final exam 1 60
Total 100
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade success 40
Percentage of final exam contributing grade success 60
Total 100
Workload and ECTS Calculation
Course activities Number Duration (hours) Total workload
Course Duration 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Application 0 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0 0
Field activities 1 3 3
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, etc.) 14 9 126
Presentation / Seminar Preparation 0 0 0
Project 0 0 0
Homework assignment 0 0 0
Quiz 0 0 0
Midterms (Study duration) 1 63 63
Final Exam (Study duration) 1 63 63
Total workload 31 141 297
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
Key learning outcomes Contribution level
1 2 3 4 5
1. Has highest level of knowledge in certain areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
2. Has knowledge, skills and and competence to develop novel approaches in science and technology.
3. Follows the scientific literature, and the developments in his/her field, critically analyze, synthesize, interpret and apply them effectively in his/her research.
4. Can independently carry out all stages of a novel research project.
5. Designs, plans and manages novel research projects; can lead multidisiplinary projects.
6. Contributes to the science and technology literature.
7. Can present his/her ideas and works in written and oral forms effectively; in Turkish or English.
8. Is aware of his/her social responsibilities, evaluates scientific and technological developments with impartiality and ethical responsibility and disseminates them.
1: Lowest, 2: Low, 3: Average, 4: High, 5: Highest
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