This release incorporates new features not available in spice 3c or 3d, as well as several performance improvements. Audience this manual is intended for design engineers who use star hspice to develop, test, analyze, and modify circuit designs. However, you will need to explicitly command hspice to generate the extra. Elements and device models describes standard models you can use when simulating your circuit designs in hspice, including passive devices, diodes, jfet and mesfet devices, and bjt devices. You can use four types of models and a wide range of parameters to model standard junction diodes. This manual describes the individual hspice commands you can use to simulate. This fun, informative guide, created by the editors of the old farmers almanac, will greatly increase your culinary confidence about spices and herbs. Circuits may contain resistors, capacitors, inductors, mutual inductors, independent voltage and current sources, four types of dependent sources, lossless and lossy transmission lines two separate implementations, switches, uniform distributed rc lines, and. Included in this manual are detailed command descriptions, startup option definitions, and a pspice your microsoft windows users guide. Spice is a generalpurpose circuit simulation program for nonlinear dc, nonlinear transient, and linear ac analyses.
The procedure for opening an xwindow varies depending on the type of computer you are using. Ltspice iv getting started guideltspice iv getting started guide. Starhspice is compatible with most spice variations, and has the. Switchercad iii is a new spice that was developed for modeling board level switching regulator systems. The ee3 hspice quick reference sheet the ee3 hspice tutorial a brief introduction to hspice and unix running vnc quick reference hspice and mwaves manual. Awaves is a program that allows you to graphically plot the results of the hspice analysis.
Youll find the answers to these and other such questions right here. All of the features described here are believed to be fully functional. Hspice supports source value sweep, referring to the source name spice style. Hspice is just a program that takes in a netlist a simple text file, containing. A hspice simulation and analysis user guide, x2005.
Hspice is just a program that takes in a netlist a simple text. This manual is intended to provide a complete description of ngspices functionality, features, commands, and procedures. This manual describes the starhspice circuit and device simulation software. For more sophisticated analyses consult the hspice users manual. Synopsys hspice is compatible with most spice variations and has the following additional features. Hspice is an analog circuit simulator similar to berkeleys spice3 capable of. For beginners, chapters under tutorials provide a step by step guide to using hspice. The linked sites, articles and presented information are provided as a useful insight to help you decide on the type of engineering expert you might need. Star hspice is compatible with most spice variations, and has the. Information on this material, check out the cheat sheet as well as these online manuals. This file is 10mb and and over 1700 pages, so please do not print it.
Hspice generally has better convergence than spice 3 and, because it is a commercial. Commands and control options provides reference information for hspice and hspice rf commands and options. Since this line is echoed back in the outputfile for the page header, it is a very good place to describe what this simulation is for. With over 25 years of successful design tapeouts, hspice is the industrys most trusted and comprehensive circuit simulator. Most schematic editors and netlisters support the spice or hspice hierarchical. Hspice is an analog circuit simulator similar to berkeleys spice 3 capable of performing transient, steady state, and frequency domain analyses.
Hspice simulation and analysis user guide version x2005. The development of spice and its algorithms is ongoing at berkeley, and. Hspice takes a spice file as input and produces output describing the requested simulation of the circuit. Spice with integrated logic primitives that perform the switch mode control provides a better answer. Hspice elements and device models manual version x2005. Spice simulation program for integrated circuits emphasis is a valuable tool. Related documents the following documents pertain to.
If you have questions, read the section on workstation basics later in this handout. If you do not have a synopsys user name and password, follow the instructions to register with solvnet. Hspice tutorial university of california, berkeley. Mentor graphics reserves the right to make changes in specifications and other information contained in this publication without prior notice, and the. Before running hspice, users should execute the command source usrclassee dot. Hspice is the industrys gold standard for accurate circuit simulation and offers foundrycertified mos device models with stateoftheart simulation and analysis algorithms. Chapter32is about compiling and installing ngspice from a tarball or the actual git source code, which you may. This manual contains the reference material needed when working with special circuit analyses in pspice. Hspice quick reference guide this quick reference guide is a condensed version of the hspice simulation and analysis user guide. Spice simulation program with integrated circuits emphasis developed by university of california at berkeley in 1970s. A simulation program that models the behavior of a circuit containing analog or mixed ad devices, used to test and refine your design before implementing on hardware pcb.
This document is for information and instruction purposes. This manual generally follows the conventions used in the microsoft windows users guide. This manual describes the starhspice circuit and device simulation. Input file hspice input is composed of mainly four part. This handout seeks to provide a concise, fairly comprehensive introduction to hspice version 98. Title line is always the first line of the input file. If you need help using solvnet, click help on the solvnet menu bar. Concise spice ihsan djomehri, spring 1999 1 introduction to circuit simulation developed at berkeley in the 70s, spice has evolved into the tool of choice for circuit level simulation. Run the hspice compiler to generate text output files that contain the. It can also produce output files to be used by the awaves post processor. This manual is not a book about learning spice usage, however the novice user may.1088 840 450 649 342 162 50 386 1491 1499 1483 537 506 1058 364 1296 347 1129 1404 663 1022 1086 814 451 812 1236 1006 88 392 116 1062 968 1287 96 852 715 1113 1149 697 996 433 224 959 34 528 1151 1080