Simplified modeling of EM field coupling to complex cable bundles
- 1Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Helmut-Schmidt-University/University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg, Germany
- 2Bundeswehr Research Institute for Protective Technologies and NBC Protection (WIS), Munster, Germany
Abstract. In this contribution, the procedure "Equivalent Cable Bundle Method" is used for the simplification of large cable bundles, and it is extended to the application on differential signal lines. The main focus is on the reduction of twisted-pair cables. Furthermore, the process presented here allows to take into account cables with wires that are situated quite close to each other. The procedure is based on a new approach to calculate the geometry of the simplified cable and uses the fact that the line parameters do not uniquely correspond to a certain geometry. For this reason, an optimization algorithm is applied.