Problems with the EMC requirements in BS7671

New requirements on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) were been added to the 17th Edition [1], andhave been in force since January 2012.

The new Clause 332.1 added some requirements that go beyond those in the EMC Regulations [2] andcould increase that cost of some equipment, and the new Clause 444 does not provide sufficient practicalguidance.

This brief article discusses these issues, and shows where to find well-proven practical guidance.

First published in the EMC Journal, Issue 115, February 2015

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