BS EN 61000-4-2:2009 from BSI

BS EN 61000-4-2:2009

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). Testing and measurement techniques. Electrostatic discharge immunity test

Status : Current, Under review   Published : May 2009



What is BS EN 61000-4-2:2009?

BS EN 61000-4-2:2009 looks at the immunity requirements and test methods for electrical and electronic equipment subject to static electric discharges. The standard also defines the ranges of test levels relating to different environmental and installation conditions, and establishes test procedures. The main goal of BS EN 6100-4-2 is to set up a common and reproducible basis to evaluate the performance of electrical and electronic equipment when subjected to electrostatics.

How does it work?

BS EN 61000-4-2 defines the typical waveform of the electric discharge current and the range of test levels that should be taken into account. It also focuses on the test equipment, test setup and test procedures. Other topics include calibration procedures and measurement uncertainty.

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Standard NumberBS EN 61000-4-2:2009
TitleElectromagnetic compatibility (EMC). Testing and measurement techniques. Electrostatic discharge immunity test
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date31 May 2009
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 60068-1:1994, IEC 60068-1, IEC 60050-161
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC 61000-6-1, IEC 60050-311, IEC Guide 107, EN 61000-6-1:2007
ReplacesBS EN 61000-4-2:1995, IEC 61000-4-2:1995
International RelationshipsIEC 61000-4-2:2008,EN 61000-4-2:2009
Draft Superseded By05/30143585 DC
DescriptorsElectromagnetic compatibility, Electrostatics, Electronic equipment and components, Electromagnetic radiation, Electrical equipment, Noise (spurious signals), Test equipment, Electrical testing, Electric discharges, Circuits, Statistical methods of analysis, Electric power system disturbances, Electromagnetic fields, Grades (quality)
Title in FrenchCompatibilité électromagnétique (CEM). Techniques d'essai et de mesure. Essai d'immunité aux décharges électrostatiques
Title in GermanElektromagnetische Verträglichkeit (EMV). Prüf- und Messverfahren. Prüfung der Störfestigkeit gegen die Entladung statischer Elektrizität
ISBN978 0 580 56244 0
File Size1.702 MB

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