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EMC for Product Designers, 4th Edition by Tim Williams

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Chapter 4 Commercial standards

4.1 The standards making bodies

The structure of the bodies which are responsible for defining EMC standards for the purposes of the EMC Directive is shown in Figure 4.1.

4.1.1 The International Electrotechnical Commission

The IEC operates in close co-operation with the International Standards Organization (ISO), and in 2006 had 68 member countries including 16 associate members. It is composed of National Committees which are expected to be fully representative of all electrotechnical interests in their respective countries. Work is carried out in technical committees and their sub-committees addressing particular product sectors, and the secretariat of each technical committee is the responsibility of one of ...

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