PCB Design for EMI Control

A 1 Day Course with Ed Nakauchi

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Course Outline

This course will teach the fundamentals of proper component placement, trace routing, and other constructional details to obtain board-level electromagnetic compatibility. These rules and guidelines will not only help in complying with EMC requirements,
but will also improve signal quality.

Introduction & Overview

  • EMC Requirements
  • Fundamentals of EMC
  • Emissions & Immunity
  • Reciprocity

PCB Basics

  • Main propagators of noise
  • Microstrip and Stripline
  • Common mode & differential mode
  • Multilayer Design
  • Stackup assignment
  • Trace corners
  • Partitioning
  • Grounding / Image plane

Bypassing & Decoupling

  • Placement of capacitors
  • Capacitor resonance and Capacitors in parallel
  • Buried capacitance
  • Selection of capacitor values

Clock circuits

  • Localized ground
  • Impedance matching
  • Termination
  • Crosstalk
  • Routing / Vias
  • Guard & Shunt traces

Interconnects & I/O

  • Partitioning
  • Isolation / Moating / Bridging
  • A-to-D Partitioning
  • Noise currents on I/O cables
  • Filtering
  • Grounding of I/O & BNC Connectors
  • Video and Non-Video Filtering

Backplane & Daughtercards

  • Field Coupling
  • Interconnect
  • Crosstalk
  • Signal Routing
  • Trace Length / Termination
  • Ground Slots

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