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Course: PSpice Simulation for Electronic Circuits: Learn PSpice now!

PSpice Simulation for Electronic Circuits: Learn PSpice now!

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About this Course

Verify that your operational amplifier and power switching converter circuits will actually work. .

Understand how to use PSpice for basic circuit analysis. Verify your hand calculations and homework in Circuits 1 and Circuits 2 class.

A tutorial in PSpice for analog circuits. Learn the basics of circuit simulation using Cadence Design System's powerful simulation software.

This course is a work in progress and only includes some analog electronics.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course will be useful to college students studying electrical and hardware engineering, electronic hobbyists and tinkerers, hardware design engineers who have experience with other PCB design tools such as LTSpice, Altium, Mentor Graphics, AutoDesk Eagle, Diptrace and KiCAD
  • Anyone who wants to learn PSPICE for electrical circuit simulation
  • Anyone who wants to understand the basics of electrical circuit simulation
  • Persons who have a lot of trouble getting the PSPICE simulations to work
  • Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior and Senior electrical engineering university students
  • Graduate students in electrical engineering
Basic knowledge
  • Knowledge: You should be able to use a PC at the beginner level
  • Knowledge: A basic and introductory understanding of electrical circuits
  • Tools: You should have the ability to install software on your PC
  • Tools: A PC with a minimum of: 4 GB of RAM and 60 GB of Hard Drive storage
  • Tools: Strongly Recommended 8 GB of RAM
What you will learn
  • Simulate a switched-mode power supply (buck) converter circuit
  • Build electrical circuit drawings in professional industry standard software, Capture CIS fundamentals, PSPICE fundamentals
  • Simulate electrical and electronic circuits using the power of PSPICE software
  • Verify circuit theory through simulation
Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 42
Total Duration: 04:45:34
Getting Started
  • Bode Plot  
  • Overview  

    An overview of what students will learn in the course, including the reason why the instructor made the course and the benefit of the course.

  • [Free] Install OrCAD + PSPICE (Windows)  
  • [Paid/Free] Install OrCAD + PSPICE (Mac)  
  • OrCAD Capture CIS Overview  
  • PSPICE Overview  
  • Section Summary  
dc Circuit Analysis
  • Section Overview  
  • Files and Software Folders  
  • Bias Point Analysis  
  • Power Consumption  
  • dc Sweep  
  • Parameter Sweep  
  • Project Overview (Wheatstone Bridge)  
  • Plotting and Measuring Signals  
  • Transient Analysis & Periodic Signals  
  • Transient Analysis (VPULSE)  
  • Transient Analysis & Periodic Signals (VPULSE, Triangle)  
  • Parametric Sweep  
  • Operational Amplifiers (dc)  
  • Operational Amplifiers (ac)  
  • Project Overview (Op Amp Circuit)  
ac Circuit Analysis
  • ac Circuit Analysis - Section Overview  
  • Phase Shift (RL and RC Circuits)  
  • Switched Circuit Response (RL Circuit)  
  • Time Constant, Step Response, Natural Response  
  • Project Overview (LED Color Organ)  
  • Project Solution (LED Color Organ) [1]  
  • Project Solution (LED Color Organ) [2]  
  • ac Circuit Analysis - Summary  
PSpice Modeling & a Switched-Mode Power Supply (Buck Converter)
  • PSpice Modelling and Switched Mode Power Supply - Section Overview  
  • Find PSpice Parts in Capture / Allegro  
  • PSpice Modeling Apps  
  • PSpice Autoconverge Option  
  • Ideal Buck Converter [1] Schematic  
  • Ideal Buck Converter [2] Schematic  
  • Ideal Buck Converter [3] Simulation  
  • PSpice Model Editor  
  • Finding Manufacturer SPICE models + Buck v2  
  • Buck v2 (ac rectifier)  
  • Buck v2 (Hierarchical Block)  
  • Summary and Course End  

    Course summary, an overview of your benefits and new skills from completing this course.

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