Journal Forum

Sound Board: High-Resolution Audio - October 2015

Synchronized Swept-Sine: Theory, Application, and Implementation - October 2015

Effect of Microphone Number and Positioning on the Average of Frequency Responses in Cinema Calibration - October 2015
1 comment

Access Journal Forum

AES E-Library

Fundamentals of Grounding, Shielding, and Interconnection

Document Thumbnail

The ultimate performance of modern audio systems may be significantly constrained by signal contamination introduced by inappropriate grounding and interconnection practices. Fundamental principles of electromagnetism and linear circuits are reviewed. From this, a body of good engineering practice for grounding, shielding, and interconnection methods is developed. A logical, consistent grounding scheme is presented which strictly conforms to the requirements of the National Electrical Code, a model safety code widely adopted in jurisdictions in North America. Conventional grounded neural conductor mains power distribution is used, which may be single phase, polyphase, or multiple separately derived polyphase systems without constraint. The fundamental principles may be applied to mains power distribution systems conforming to other internationally established safety standards.

JAES Volume 43 Issue 6 pp. 498-516; June 1995
Publication Date:

Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!

Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Google+   YouTube   RSS News Feeds  
AES - Audio Engineering Society