We often wonder how good you are. Want to start a heated argument in the EMC community? Just start talking about grounding systems and why the Star or single point ground (SPG) system is so-o-o-o much better than those ridiculous multipoint ones being used by all those other people. Really? Are they that good? Before I answer that, let me first mention Scott … [Read more...]
Grounding Conductor Limitations!
I briefly mentioned some of the elements of grounding in the last post. Technically, there are three types of grounding systems that work: (1) the single point (a.k.a. star) ground (SPG), which uses wires; (2) the multipoint ground (MPG), which requires a ground plane or mesh; and (3) the floating (no) point ground (FPG). All three utilize some variety of RF … [Read more...]