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Questions tagged [modeling]

This tag covers finding models for electrical and electronic components and circuits

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LTspice DB207 Bridge Rectifier Model

I have breadboarded a 6/12VAC to variable DC power supply that I want to analyze before hard wiring. It uses the DB207 bridge rectifier chip and I cannot find a LTspice model for it. Does anyone have ...
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How to model a Electronic Proportional Control Valve

I am using a VSO LowPro Proportional control Valve (https://www.parker.com/Literature/Precision%20Fluidics/Miniature%20Proportional%20Valves/VSO%20LowPro.pdf) to regulate pressure into a closed ...
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Abstract signal and noise model for a logarithmic image sensor

A conventional grayscale image sensor pixel can be modeled as a "light bucket." Photons arrive on the sensor pixel for a fixed exposure time. The light bucket fills up with photo-electrons linearly ...
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Modeling the thermal part of the Time-current curve

G’ day, I am working on designing protection devices for my research work and I am struggling to model the thermal part for the low voltage circuit breakers based on IEC standards. Based on the ...
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How do I import a spice model into LT spice?

I decided to create a question of how to import models into LT spice since there were questions that are related but no definitive guide on how to import 3rd party models on this site. There are many ...
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FEMM: Calculating Torque of an Induction Motor using the Air Gap Integral and SlidingBand

I am currently working on my Master's Thesis, building an Octave/MATLAB-Program to automatically calculate desired outputs of various induction motors. Since FEMM released the (Anti)-Periodic-Air-Gap-...
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Price as a function of load on an electric grid(City modeling)

Thanks for your time. First some context and the actual question is marked further down. Context: I am modeling a city as a complex adaptive system and am building a model of an electric grid to run ...
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Model railway Arduino control

I'm helping my dad build a model railway and unfortunately he doesn't have the space to build a full oval for his trains to run around, so we've built a u-shaped track for them to run end to end. I ...
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Modeling scalar control of PMSM

I have met with a scalar control algorithm for a permanent magnet synchronous motor. I haven´t heard about it before so I decided to develop a dynamic model to further analyze this control algorithm. ...
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permanent magnet synchronous motor Lagrangian in qd0 frame

I'm trying to derive a symplectic model for a permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) in the rotating qd0 reference frame using a geometric integrator. For that purpose, I need the discrete-time ...
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DC motor model issue

I use the following DC drive model: with the following parameters of the motor: Matlab variables for these parameters: ...
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Ferroelectric Capacitor model using verilog-a

I am trying to develop a behavioral model of a ferroelectric capacitor using verilog-a. The ferroelectric material is HfO2 in between the capacitor plates. I know the polarization hysteresis formula ...
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PMSM dynamic model

I have been working on a dynamic model of the PMSM with surface mounted magnets and sinusoidal stator winding. I am little bit confused by formulas for the \$L_d\$ and \$L_q\$ inductances. I have ...
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Stumped about how this switching circuits system works

I have stumbled upon this circuit from an online electronics course (https://pirateselectronics.teachable.com, chapter "Dual Flash Lights"): The behavior of this system is that both LEDs switch on ...
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What are the equations/values for Rayleigh Fading, path loss and log-normal shadowing?

I am to use the following equation as part of a model for a wireless communications network: I would like to know the specific parts of the eqautions: "k" - is this the Boltzmann constant? "v" - I ...
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DQ Currents in the Induction Motor Model

While studying the Induction Motor modelling and also its Vector control using DQ currents decoupling method.. I am finding it hard to see which current is which on the model diagrams. Can anyone ...
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Izhikevich Neuron model - Equations [closed]

Disclaimer: I've asked this same question before, but on StackOverflow, where I got (not so kindly) reminded that StackOverflow is not the right place for this question. I'm pretty confident that this ...
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BJT AC Analysis using r_e model

This is a picture of a Common Emitter Voltage Divider bias and it is been modelled using a CCCS and a diode resistance using the r_e model. Now my doubt is that I get problem in finding the input ...
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Transfer function_Approximation of second order system for a linear actuator

I am trying to approximate a transfer function of a system. The system is a linear actuator, connected to a feedback potentiometer. The actuator has a mass on it. The following figure is a step ...
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Using PSPICE model of gate-driver from manufacturer

I have found a PSPICE model for a part I'm interested in. ISL55110 Datasheet: https://www.mouser.com/datasheet/2/698/isl55110-11-1302115.pdf Manufacturer PSPICE Model: https://www.renesas.com/cn/zh/...
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How to get stall current from DC motor model

I'm studying the model of a dc motor from this link : http://ctms.engin.umich.edu/CTMS/index.php?example=MotorSpeed&section=SystemModeling The equations are: \$\ s(Js+b)\theta(s)=K I(s)\$ \$\ (...
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modeling of a dc motor with load

I designed a robot. It consists of an actuator, linkage and a camera. the actuator is considered as a dc motor in this problem. I need to identify this system. how can I find a model for actuator and ...
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Failure Rate calculation based on manufacturing defects (capacitor)

Electronics failure rates typically follow the exponential distribution and models like Prism, Mil-Hdbk-217 or 217Plus (newer) are used to predict failure rates. We are currently in the production ...
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Modeling a long single wire in a circuit?

I'm currently trying to make a model (equivalent circuit) of a long single wire with a resistor and inductor in series. Is this a proper way to do it? What I have done: Calculating the resistance ...
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Differential Equation of a LC Low Pass Filter

I'm trying to learn about different applications of RLC circuits and have been presented with a weird looking circuit... I've only ever dealt with circuits that can be modeled with a 2nd-order ...
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BLDC Transfer Function Inductance Value

I realize a very similar question has been asked here, but I'm slightly confused about the derivation, specifically the quantities Lq and Rq which refer to the armature inductance and resistance. I'm ...
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Operation of BJT with low values of Vbe (“cutoff” region)

Many sources claim that when the base-emitter voltage becomes smaller than approximately 0.6V-0.7V, the bipolar junction transistor goes in the cutoff region and there is zero base and collector ...
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Issue using pspice .lib in ltspice - Unknown Parameter

I received an unencrypted PSpice model of a TI Boost Converter (TPS43061) and I am trying to use it in LTSpice but I'm getting the following error and I'm not sure what I can do about it. Unknown ...
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How can I model a double pendulum in op-amps? [closed]

I'm interested in chaotic circuits; and while many circuits that model attractors like Chua's Circuit, Lorenz Attractor, and RC phase shift networks are available, I would really like to model the ...
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Is this negative resistor model valid for any type of LC self oscillating circuit?

Is the following negative resistance model valid for any type of LC oscillator? If not, what are the exceptions? Image Source is from here
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Is the Gummel-Poon model useful for explaining AC transistor amplification?

Let me be clear: By amplification I am talking about the process of boosting the strength of an AC signal. Thus, where the output power to input power ratio is greater than 1. Now suppose we have a ...
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Equivalent circuit of a photodiode

What can I learn from an equivalent circuit model of photodiode like the following? I've actually gone the whole way beginning from doping semiconductors through each noise term to the amplification ...
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FEMM : Permanent magnet motor design

I want to design a permanent motor in FEMM. As you can see the topology of the permanent magnet is quite complicated so I would like to ask if there is a generic algorithm/way to design a motor like ...
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Accelerometer first-order Markov chain model

I am trying to implement the algorithm for altitude estimation presented here. In the beginning of section 2.1 the authors present the mathematical model they will be using for the accelerometer. The ...
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How to double the collector current of a BJT in LTSpice?

I am trying to model a multi-collector lateral PNP in LTSpice. The link here suggests to put 2 PNP transistors in parallel and split up the IS into two parts. http://pallen.ece.gatech.edu/Academic/...
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Making a model of a transformer

According to this link, the equivelent circuit diagram of a transformer (seen from the secondary side) looks like: Now, I want to find the values of the following constants: $$R_p,X_p,R_c,X_m,R_s,...
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How to solve a specific circuit with dependent sources

I am trying to solve this circuit: V1 is the positive side of Vonc and V2 is the positive side of Vint My advisor has us modeling this circuit with respects to some biomedical applications. The ...
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What is a typical diode's ideality factor?

Some background, for anyone unfamiliar: The Shockley diode equation is \$I_D=I_S·(e^{\frac{V_D}{n·V_T}}-1)\$ with the quantity \$n\$ called the ideality factor, a number between 1 and 2. Ideal ...
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Modelling catastrophic component failure

For most of the time in circuit simulation, the component models used are ideal and don't feature fail-states e.g. this answer here. Have there been any projects that have attempted to model what a ...
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Is the hybrid-pi parameter hie really equivalent to (beta+1)*re?

I'm reading a book on feedback amplifiers at the moment and it makes comprehensive use of a simplified hybrid-pi model. A parameter that keeps popping up is hie and I've always considered this to be ...
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What is a good Field-Effect Transistor Model?

Hi guys I'm writing an electronics circuit simulator and I need a very simple and straightforward model for a field-effect transistor (as simple as the Ebers-Moll model for a BJT). I can use resistors,...
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Basic MOSFET modelling question

I have a basic question regarding silicon-based MOSFETs and alternative MOSFETs such as InGaAs. I am aware of the fundamental equations in which describe the current flow for the silicon channel ...
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How is possible that with same Ibase there is more than one Vce?

Ok guys, look at this picture: How is possible that with the same \$I_{\rm base}\$ we have more than one \$V_{\rm ce}\$?
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How to model a Schottky diode based on datasheet?

I have a question about how to model a non-linear a Schottky diode based on available datasheet in ADS. Should I just assign Rs and Cj values from datasheet? http://datasheet.octopart.com/DMK2790-...
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How to Model a Transformer in LTSpice

I am modeling a low voltage single phase electrical distribution system with a step-down transformer using LTSpice (source is 480Vrms step down to 120Vrms). In LTSpice instead of setting the turns ...
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Solve \$n \times n\$ rectangular grid of resistors for mesh currents

I am modeling a mechanical process by using an electrical analogue. I need to calculate the loop (mesh) currents, then I can see if any mesh current is greater than a predetermined value \$\lambda\$. ...
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LTspice Hung Up For Certain Voltages?

I am running a transient model of a Type-E PFN circuit (probably not an important detail) and my processing time jumps from about 1 minute for one DC source voltage to roughly 475 years for another. ...
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How's this for an SSR LTspice model?

I probably need to use an SSR for a design. I have never used SSRs, I just know things that have read on data sheets and the internet. I am planning on using the following spice circuit for a model... ...
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Antenna gain, effective aperture and SNR

I'm trying to predict the SNR of different antenna. I have a good propagation model to calculate path loss/received power. My question is in the signal-to-noise ratio equation there are terms, Ae, for ...
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PSpice Bipolar Junction Transistors Modeling

i want to simulate the circuit AmpopTBH2, on PSpice. On image 1hbt.png we can see that Draft4 is working fine, on image 2hbt_pardif.png is the same circuit as Draft4 but on PSpice that circuit won't ...