Simulation Errors, Convergence Problems, and Other Difficulties

The learning objectives of this chapter are to develop the following abilities:

•  Familiarizing oneself with common types of simulation errors in SPICE and how to overcome them.

•  Handling convergence problems that are common in PSpice, especially in circuits with rapidly switching voltages or currents or both.

•  Using the options setup and their values.


An input file may not run for various reasons, and it is necessary to know what to do when the program does not work. To run a program successfully requires knowledge of what would not work and why, and how to fix the problem. There could be many reasons why a program does not work, and in this chapter ...

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