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Hand-Assembled Cable Bundle Modeling for Crosstalk and Common-Mode Radiation Prediction
IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility
  • Shishuang Sun
  • Geping Liu
  • James L. Drewniak, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • David Pommerenke, Missouri University of Science and Technology
A statistical cable bundle model is developed to account for the random disturbance of the wire positions along hand-assembled cable bundles. The nonuniform random bundles are modeled as n-cascaded segments of a uniform multiconductor transmission line. At each section, all wire positions are disturbed with random numbers obeying a Gaussian distribution. In addition, a spline interpolation function is used to improve the continuity of wires winding along the bundle. The wire crosstalk and the common-mode (CM) current distribution along the bundle can be calculated with simulation program with integrated circuit emphasis (SPICE)-like solvers. By injecting the CM current along the bundle into a full-wave tool, e.g., finite-difference time domain (FDTD), as impressed current sources, the system-level electromagnetic emissions from the cable bundles can be predicted. The model has been experimentally validated with a controlled laboratory setup.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Center/Lab(s)
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Laboratory
Keywords and Phrases
  • Cable Bundles,
  • Common-Mode (CM) Current,
  • Crosstalk,
  • Electromagnetic Interference (EMI),
  • Multiconductor Transmission Line (MTL),
  • Statistical,
  • Cables,
  • Color,
  • Crosstalk,
  • Electric Lines,
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility,
  • Electromagnetic Pulse,
  • Electromagnetic Wave Interference,
  • Electromagnetism,
  • Finite Difference Time Domain Method,
  • Integrated Circuits,
  • Linearization,
  • Magnetic Field Measurement,
  • Power Transmission,
  • Transmission Line Theory,
  • Wire,
Document Type
Article - Journal
Document Version
Final Version
File Type
© 2007 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.
Publication Date
Citation Information
Shishuang Sun, Geping Liu, James L. Drewniak and David Pommerenke. "Hand-Assembled Cable Bundle Modeling for Crosstalk and Common-Mode Radiation Prediction" IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility Vol. 49 Iss. 3 (2007) p. 708 - 718 ISSN: 0018-9375; 1558-187X
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