EM Modeling & SI Seminars - Sample Outline

Typical Day 1

Time, Frequency and Space
  • wavelength, speed of propagation and frequency
  • rise time and frequency spectrum
  • influence of harmonics on different phenomena including waveforms, crosstalk and radiation
Electromagnetic (EM) Fields
  • from Maxwell's equations to transmission line equations
  • static, electric, and magnetic fields
  • TEM including quasi-stationary and full wave approach
Numerical Methods
  • numerical methods of solving differential equations (FDM and FEM)
  • numerical methods of solving integral equations including: charge simulation technique, multipole expansion, method of images, and boundary element method (BEM)

Typical Day 2

Current Distribution
  • skin effect
  • proximity effect
  • frequency dependent inductance and resistance
  • eddy currents
Frequency Dependent Models and Signal Distortions
  • frequency dependence of attenuation and propagation delay
  • balancing lines R/L = C/G
  • attenuation (frequency damping) and the role of L(f) and R(f)
  • phase shift: which frequency is the fastest and the role of L(f) and R(f)
  • frequency dependent material characteristics
  • frequency dependent capacitance and conductance
Forward Crosstalk (Far-End or FEXT)
  • multiconductor lossless transmission line theory
  • LC matrices and their transformations (circuit definition)
  • propagation modes and visualization of crosstalk
  • modal and ladder transmission line models
Backward Crosstalk (Near-End or NEXT)
  • impedance and admittance matrices
  • infinitely long transmission line models
  • approximate formulae: which formulae to use when and justification for crosstalk parameters

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