Banana Skins – March 2020 (#258-264)

The regular “Banana Skins” column was published in the EMC Journal, starting in January 1998. Alan E. Hutley, a prominent member of the electronics community, distinguished publisher of the EMC Journal, founder... Read More...

Banana Skins – February 2020 (#247-257)

The Banana Skin columns were compiled by Keith Armstrong, of Cherry Clough Consultants Ltd, from items he found in various publications, and anecdotes and links sent in by the many fans of the column.

Faces In Compliance 2020

Keith Armstrong graduated in 1972 from Imperial College, London, specializing in electronic design and field theory. After working in several countries, he joined the first pro-audio custom-mixing-desk manufa... Read More...

Banana Skins – November 2019 (#219-229)

The Banana Skin columns were compiled by Keith Armstrong, of Cherry Clough Consultants Ltd, from items he found in various publications, and anecdotes and links sent in by the many fans of the column.

De-risking Resonances in Single Conductor Structures, Such as “Ground”

In this article, the author will identify two major types of single-conductor structure resonances and describe some case studies for both. He will then describe how design projects can quickly and easily be ‘de-risked’ from the possibilities of suffering either type of resonance by the use of low-cost field and circuit simulators and/or low-cost bench testing on physical ‘mock-ups’.