HIGH INTENSITY RADIATED FIELDS (HIRF) COURSE
Electromagnetic Effects Compliance for Aircraft
HIRF/Lightning Design, Test Methods, and Regulatory Compliance
September 26-29, 2017
8:00AM – 5:00PM (T, W, TR)
8:00AM – 12:00PM (F)
National Institute for Aviation Research
About the course:
This comprehensive workshop will provide an awareness of all aspects HIRF and Lightning systems and aircraft testing in regard to compliance to the existing rules. In addition, with recent revisions to guidance material and FAA policy towards Fuel Tanks (25.981) and PED tolerance, it is critical that anyone working in this field be up to date on the developments.
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- Background and Why HIRF is important?
- The FAA/European requirements to demonstrate compliance – FAA/EASA Harmonized HIRF and Lightning requirements
- Equipment Qualification
- Aircraft certification, modeling and testing (HIRF and IEL)
- Pitfalls and problems
- Design issues
- Discussion of 25.981 Rule Revision Status
- Using CEM Analysis to Support 25.981 Aircraft Certification Programs
- Discussion on PED tolerance Policy
With emphasis on practical measurement and design guidance, this workshop is particularly relevant to engineers and technicians involved in aircraft HIRF and Lightning Clearance. As part of the practical presentations, the class will be providing demonstrations concerning critical aspects of the HIRF/IEL testing.
Billy Martin (NIAR: EME Lab Director: Regarded as one of the technical experts on HIRF and Lightning in the United States), Dave Walen (FAA’s Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor for HIRF, EMC and Lightning), Jeff Phillips (NIAR: Senior Research Engineer), Dr. Vignesh Rajamani, Ph.D. (Senior Associate, Technology Development Practice), Tim McDonald (Ph.D. Chief Scientist at Electro Magnetic Applications, Inc.).