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How to simulate an 8x4 memory using VHDL?

Why does this code: ...
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Simulate two-port networks in spice

I've been trying to simulate a circuit that includes a two-port network. While I was able to solve my problem using the T-model, I'm curious, how could I simulate a non reciprocal two-port network? I ...
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Can we simulate FPGA board?

As a part of my curriculum, I am required to implement a project on FPGA. However, even the cheapest available boards are out of my reach (blame currency conversion !) and besides, even if I buy one, ...
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How does a negative feedback amplifier reach steady state?

I tried to simulate a negative feedback non-inverting op-amp, and got incorrect results. I ran the following time-stepping code in python: ...
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How to simulate and initialise Block Memory ROM created using Xilinix CORE generator?

I created the ROM correctly using the CORE generator and the correct .coe file. There is supposed to be instruction words inside the memory (32*256). But the data bus out of the memory is always set ...
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EMC simulation using FEKO

I am trying to simulate a lens antenna using feko by illuminating it with a Yagi-Uda antenna radiation pattern. The problem is that the simulation can't be completed because radiation pattern (in ...
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Creating an Integrated Circuit Component in Altium

I am new to PCB designing and I am new to Altium. I want to make a schematic, PCB design and simulate a RF circuit involving a GPS receiver front end IC MAX2769. Altium library does not have this IC. ...
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Falstad circuit simulator not displaying text

I've been trying to run the falstad circuit simulator on firefox on elementary os luna, however I can't seem to view any of the texts, such as for selecting components and such. I can right-click to ...
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Can anyone explain why I get these results in OrCAD?

I am new user of OrCAD , and I have a problem in understanding the voltage shown in the red circle. By logic, the voltage of this point should be: $$3.3 \mathrm V \times \frac{5 \Omega}{5 \Omega + ...
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How to measure input/output impedance of amplifiers in a simulation?

What is the most effective way of measuring the input/output impedance of an amplifier in a simulation? When I know the impedance I want to measure is purely resistive, I usually set up an input ...
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Thyristor voltage regulator with different fireing angle for each period with simulink

First of all I'm really low with EE so please, go easy on me. As home assigment we have to design Thyristor voltage regulator in simulink. It should run for 5 periods with different thyristor fireing ...
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ltspice with large transistor array takes long time to solve

I have been working on a project to create several of the same T Flip-Flops with different components in LTSpice. The first uses the built in dflop object from LTSpice and the xor. I then moved to ...
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Complex system circuit design and simulation

I'm building a solar powered GPS tracking device using an Ieik Mini Nano V3.0 Atmega328p microcontroller board (based on Arduino Nano), Adafruit Fona GSM module, Ublox NEO-6M GPS module. The GPS ...
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PSpice Question (Wrong VAC IDC settings? iPRINT direction? or AC Sweep setting?)

I'm trying to use PSpice simulating this circuit: My drawing and setting are: But I think my result is wrong, which is: Looking at the answer of this question and using Matlab I get: I think ...
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Phasor simulation versus power flow

I have a basic question about the utility of a power-flow study versus a phasor simulation of a network. Here is a description of phasor simulation from the Matlab Simpowersystems manual "If, in a ...
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HSPICE subcircuit design problem

I want to design below circuit in HSPICE , Technique used is GDI . The Code is given below. ...
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Frequency response of a complex circuit

I am interested in finding the impedance as a function of frequency of the \$n^{th}\$ circuit in this series: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab (By request: this ...
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naming/wording of an introduced sub circuit ->interpose model

I have a question in context of of a naming convention. Imagine a schematic of electrical components (a netlist), where I want to change the behavior of one part by cutting the wiring and adding a ...
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Attiny10 not triggering timer overflow interrupt while simulation (Atmel Studio 6)

I have problems simulating the timer overflow in Atmel Studio 6. The code is for an Attiny10 and looks like below. As far as I know I set all the neccessary bits to enable the counter (which works in ...
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Is it possible to simulate hardware of MIPS architecture computer defined using Verilog/VHDL?

I am reading Digital Design and Computer Architecture book and if I will be persistent then I will have MIPS architecture computer at the end, implemented from scratch by me . I wonder is it ...
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How to achieve a block of Z^(-0.5) in Simulink?

I'm doing simulation in Simulink of Matlab, but don't know how to get a Z^(-0.5) cell like this:
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How to get change in position and rotation from gyroscope and accelerometer?

i have a 6-axis accelerometer and gyroscope MPU6050 . i'm using simulink with arduino to read to raw data from the mpu . I intend to measure something that only moves in the X and Z axis. I've heard ...
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Extract dynamic power Xilinx XPower

As i see in text books, Power trace of a design can be extracted using Xilinx Design Suit which show dynamic power vs. time. However trying to use Xilinx XPower and Power Estimator, it only shows ...
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How Verilog decides upon simultaneous events

Say we have a function, simple as f(x) = x. Say we have a clock that ticks every 20 nanoseconds, and say we change x as we wish. ...
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Post Map simulation reliability

I'm designing a module in VHDL for an FPGA. My module is added to already existing design. It has a Wishbone slave interface. The IDE (Lattice Semiconductor Diamond 3.2 ) allows to do post map ...
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ADG608 multiplexer acting really strange in Multisim

I am trying to use the circuit below to switch between multiple resistors using a multiplexer. Initially I had different values of resistors attached to every channel, but since I was getting very ...
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how to solve mosfet size match error in tanner 14.1 for 0.18um process

I have refer your answer for spice simulation. but it is not going with 14.1 version. please help me with respect to 14.1 version.
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simple inverter simulation in simulink

I am facing a weird problem simulating a rather simple inverter circuit in simulink. The schematic I'm working on is shown below. The oscillograms refer to PWM (a,b,c,d) and output which is 0! ...
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Incremental Conductance MPPT algorithm in MATLAB Simulink

I am simulating an application of the incremental conductance MPPT algorithm with a boost converter in MATLAB Simulink. The PV cell and boost converter have been modeled. I am facing problems while ...
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Edge detector issue

I've a stupid problem and I don' figure out how I can solve it. In my design I'm using a rising edge detector. The problem is that ActiveHDL doesn't simulate it in the way that I expect. The VHDL code ...
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3D device simulation of diode (static)

I am looking for a simple 3d software solving the drift and diffusion model for a diode in equilibrium. (Very simple abrupt p/n-junction - even without contacts. Purpose: teaching). I know Silvaco ...
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Vivaldi Antenna: size & max input power & software simulation

First, I've to say I'm a beginner in this field so please forgive me if my questions were not smart. I was reading about Vivaldi antenna and I decided to do an experiment; I'm going to use a flat ...
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Convergence problem in pspice but not in ltspice

I am trying to simulate a circuit in LTSPICE and it simulates without any convergence problems. However when I copy the netlist into pspice and try it simulate it I get strange results. It keeps ...
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Clipping circuit simulation producing unexpected result

I am playing around with a clipping circuit to protect a adc on my microcontroller. I beleive the following will work, but when I simulated the circuit I saw something funky. Any ideas on why adding ...
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how to make parameters as input port in Matlab?

I want to calculate BER in a communication system in Matlab simulink. I have used from "error rate calculation block", which accepts the transmitted and received signals as inputs and the output is ...
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Microstrip lenght problem

I'm simulating a single microstrip half-wave resonator (1.8 GHz) in Sonnet and using ADS LineCalc tool for calculating the microstrip length but I'm getting a wrong number. Substrate parameters ...
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Using iSim to simulate 16-bit CLA schematic on Xilinx, all inputs and outputs on the waveform are 'X'. How can I debug?

I'm building a sixteen bit Carry Lookahead Adder for my EE class. I'm definitely a noob to all this so bear with me, however I've been googling for a WHILE and haven't found any answers. Here is the ...
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For a given design, are same vectors used for functional (RTL) as well as gate level (with delays values) simulation?

The difference between RTL and gate level simulation is that the the gate level synthesis uses a fitted netlist together with the delay values for paths and cells. However, the interface is the same ...
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How can I experimentally determine the breakdown voltage of air using FEMM simulations

I have setup a rod-plane gap scenario in FEMM as shown here: and here:. I understand that the breakdown voltage of air is 3kV/mm and therefore have set my conductor to be at 4kV for the simulation. ...
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Cadence pSpice weird simulation results

I made two simulations of real opamp and ideal opamp, why are results so different if other params are the same? Model I took from maxim site ...
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HSPICE multithreading problem

I am running a transient analysis on a large-sized analog circuit. To speed up the simulation and to conduct experiments I would like to invoke multithreading or the HSPICE Precision Parallel ...
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Free online circuit simulator [closed]

Is there some free online circuit simulator where I can see see the electrons fluxing,imitating real-life circuitry?
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Wave Edit option is not working in Questasim

I was working on a project which has a DUT and testbench. After simulation I tried to invert a signal in the design by clicking the wave edit button. But all the option in the wave edit was ...
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Unshielded Twisted Wire Pair Simulation

I created a model of a UTP wire based upon discrete RLCG transmission line model. The model is almost 98% accurate when compared to static measurements i.e. Char. Impedance, Inductance, capacitance. ...
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Since the z-transform of the zero order hold is 1, why bother including it in analysis or simulation?

The \$z\$-transform of the zero order hold is 1. So why should it even be considered in the discrete time analysis or simulation of discrete time control systems? ...
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How to run new .meas commands without having to rerun the whole ltspice simulation?

I am trying to analyze a circuits properties over a certain range of component values, e.g. a PWM circuit for various settings of the control pot. For this I create a bunch of ...
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Application of SIMPLIS POP analysis to converters with AC input

Is there any restrictions on switching frequency of the converter? SIMPLIS help says: Converters with AC inputs will only POP under very specific circumstances. These requirements are: ...
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What software can I use to simulate I.B.I.S Models?

I am trying to simulate a switch (TS5A3154) which is made my Texas Instruments but the only models they have available are ones called IBIS Models. Now I have done a little bit of research and ...
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DC Motor inertia voltage drop

following a tutorial on the web I created in LTSpice a DC motor model, but I have a question about the results, the model is: and this is the spice netlist: ...
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How to plot curves in ngspice with proper x and y-axis parameters

We are currently being introduced in our class to ngspice and I have this homework that asks us to graph the Ic versus Vce curves of a common emitter amplifier for different values of Vbe. The circuit ...