Electronic equipment grounding
Kaufmann, R. H. Formerly, Consultant, Schenectady, New York.
- Need for thorough grounding
- Noise coupling into signal circuit
- Ground gradients
- Importance of low-noise environment
- Grounding and shielding practices
- Data transmission
- Optical isolator
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
The connecting of electronic equipment to an electromagnetic reference common to itself, its power source, its environment, and the environment of its users. Electronic equipment is grounded to protect users from shock, to protect the equipment from spurious currents or voltages, and especially to isolate it from noise that contaminates its environment.
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