Make Reliable Designs That Won’t Fail In The Real World!- Use Smoke Analysis In PSpice (Part 3 of 4)
"A product recall is the process of retrieving and replacing defective goods for consumers". There are so many product recalls nowadays, especially in the Automotive and Cellphone industry. That's a pity...you got to avoid those recalls, or you may lose your value in the market. Effects of product recalls on companies have been well articulated here.
SPICE simulators in general are good at simulating circuits. But, they are not well equipped when it comes to finding the "bad" components in your design. By "bad", I mean the ones which are likely to fail in the future. As a designer, it’s your job/ responsibility to design the most reliable circuit for your application. You need to avoid the product recalls and save your company's money and reputation
PSpice Smoke Analysis makes it easy to find stressed components so you can design a more reliable circuit. It looks at your entire circuit and models expected current, voltage, power and temperature conditions for every component in your circuit- Now that is so cool!
Why to perform Smoke Analysis on your circuit? It has it's critical importance!
Importance of Smoke Analysis:
Precisely, Smoke Analysis determines:
- Power dissipation for each component
- Junction temperatures
- Maximum current limits
- Breakdown voltage across device terminals
- Secondary breakdown limits
It calculates Peak, RMS and Average Values for all the components in your design. Let's look at the steps to be followed for Smoke Analysis,
Flow for Smoke Analysis:
Here's how the circuit setup for Smoke Analysis looks like,
Smoke Analysis Circuit Setup:
Figure 1: Example RF Amplifier Circuit with Smoke parameters specified
Figure 1 shows the same RF amplifier circuit we used in Blog 1 (Sensitivity Analysis) and Blog 2 (Optimizer) of this series. The values of R4 and R6 have been updated to the Optimized values obtained in Blog 2.
After running Smoke analysis on this circuit, the output window looks like Figure 2 (below)
Figure 2: Output window after performing Smoke Analysis
Looking at Figure 2, note that there is a red bar against the peak VCE value of Transistor Q1- 2N5179 which indicates that it is exceeding the safe operating limit. Now that you have identified the component that might cause your design to fail in the future, you can either replace this component or adjust your design.
Let's go with replacing the 2N5179 transistor with a 2N4427 transistor whose values are closer.
Figure 3: Transistor replacement
After making the circuit change, run the Smoke Analysis again and the new results look like this:
New Smoke Analysis results:
Figure 4: Output window after performing Smoke Analysis with the new transistor
New Smoke Analysis results show the all the components including the new transistor 2N4427 are within the safe operating limit.
Realize what you just achieved here?
- Potentially saved the product from failing
- e.g. Even if you save 10% of your million/ billion products that you manufacture from failing, you are saving a whole lot of money
- Above money, comes the reputation. Product's reliability is linked to the reputation of a company, prestige always comes first- you preserved that!
- Avoided lawsuits- goes without saying, again alot of money.
Utilize Smoke Analysis within PSpice Advanced Analysis to make reliable circuits.
Video reference: Leverage PSpice Advanced Analysis to reduce design cost, improve design reliability, engineer's productivity and manufacturing yield.
Try the OrCAD free version yourself and start applying these Advanced Analysis capabilities on one of the many demo designs available in there.
Yes, you are right and the
Yes, you are right and the designs are real too. It's just that one to follow these designs in a way that it won't look a copy. Instead, it should look like a new one and the innovative one. It is being said that you need a brain to copy resume writing group reviews something. So try to use your brain here.
You make a valid point. We
You make a valid point. We are ardent believers that ineffective preparation yields ineffective results.
roofing contractors charlotte park
Essay writing service
Keep it up! which I can learn multipagel design.
I'm here waiting for your
I'm here waiting for your full design. You guys are excellent fireboy and watergirl
There is a great blog which
There is a great blog which we can be able to use.
A lack of empathy leads to a
A lack of empathy leads to a failure to design for impact, which means we're not crafting an experience that leaves a positive impression
Hardwood Floor Refinishing Albany NY
You got a point there. We firmly believe that poor planning leads to equally poor performance. We believe that it takes more than industry-leading concrete work to set ourselves apart. southbendconcretecontractors.com
Without considering the other
Without considering the other person's perspective, we can't create an experience that will have a lasting effect on them. But if you're in need of reliable
roofing contractors seminole or
roofing contractors parrish, click here right now!
it should look like a new one
it should look like a new one and the innovative one. It is being said that you need learn more
here waiting for your full
here waiting for your full design. You guys are excellent smart lock
We all want money. More money
We all want money. More money! I need moooooreeeeeeee
Mega Money Multiplier can help
C’est une ressource utile
C’est une ressource utile tellement incroyable que vous fournissez et que vous la donnez gratuitement. Notre élagueur les matériaux sont de haute qualité pour de meilleurs résultats.
Epoxy flagstaff ideas will
Epoxy flagstaff ideas will always be my happy place. The designs, durability and price will be one that pulls you to a particular material. I highly appreciate the content presented above
Flooring ideas will always be my happy place. The designs, durability and price will be one that pulls you to a particular material. I highly appreciate the content presented above. Acrylic Design
designs, durability and
designs, durability and price will be one that pulls you to a particular material. cleaning company near me
Thank you so much for these
Thank you so much for these tips and for the step by step guide. Keep it up! best electric blankets
Thanks for the best plastic surgeon in Houston!
Often at the same time, a breast lift and reduction of the areolas are made. The nipples are usually displaced upwards together with nerves and blood vessels. The nipple complex is very sensitive to the inadequate blood supply and this is a potential risk associated with a breast lift and reduction information.
A product recall would be great but with a negative impact on the business. It would give assurance to the customers but with smoke analysis you don't need to worry about product recall. Check out this site for the best drywall service: www.drywalldc.com
Wow, this is very interesting
Wow, this is very interesting data and information. I can see this applying to a multitude of things from floor designs to kitchen designs. Thank you for sharing this.
Oscar | Washer Dryer Repair Arlington Heights IL
This blog is very nice. I
This blog is very nice. I really like such a fantastic written blog. I will keep coming here again, visit my
Basement Renovation site as well.
I admire what you have done
I admire what you have done here. I like the part where you say you are doing this to give back but I would assume by all the comments that this is working for you as well. Visit our site
I cannot agree more to your analysis as everything is definitely true. Look out for
electricians sarasota fl
Thanks for sharing.
Thanks for sharing.
Excellent article with some
Excellent article with some very useful information. Thanks for taking the time to post this. Click here
These are great and have been working very well for me thanks! -Bob, https://www.windowcleaningregina.com/ https://www.bikerentalwinnipeg.com/
Hello, this is from
Hello, this is from
Qualityjunkremovalportland.com This blog is surprisingly useful and informative. I think I'll bookmark this for future reference, especially on your detailed topics. Keep the neat posts coming!
Make Reliable Designs That Won’t Fail In The Real World!- Use Smoke Analysis In PSpice
roof repair port charlotte fl
commercial cleaning Milwaukee
I have to confess that most of the time I struggle to find blog post like yours, i m going to folow your post.
commercial cleaning Milwaukee / commercial concrete leveling Houston / concrete leveling Kansas City / More information / decorative concrete Milwaukee
Hmmm.. this is really
Hmmm.. this is really educational for me. the designs really are reliable!
roofing lakewood ranch
Glad to know about this great
Glad to know about this great site. I like the content of this post. wedding planning raleigh nc
So hard to find this comment
So hard to find this comment section. Fix it.
Septic Service Pittsburgh PA
I’ve been visiting your blog
I’ve been visiting your blog for a while now and I always find a gem in your new posts. Thanks for your usual wonderful effort. Kudos from
Nice post, that was exactly
Nice post, that was exactly what I was looking for today. Informative.
Best Appliance Repair Ocala
Very insteresting. I would
Very insteresting. I would check it later. Thanks! Stump Removal
Blogger is pretty easy to use
Blogger is pretty easy to use, Creating a blog takes just a few steps and Blogger’s intuitive interface and dashboard mean that getting the right look for your blog doesn’t take any design skills.
gas and electric water heater repair or replacement
Thanks for sharing this
Thanks for sharing this awesome article. kitchen renovation
More or less, anything can be
More or less, anything can be learned.
Champaign foundation repair
i must say Thanks for post blog for us all the times. Champaign foundation repair basement waterproofing Springfield commercial concrete leveling Peoria Pier and beam repair San Marcos House leveling in San Antonio
When netlisting fails or the
When netlisting fails or the simulation does not start .
mobile windscreen repair gold coast
PSpice Smoke Analysis makes
PSpice Smoke Analysis makes it simple to identify stressed components, allowing you to create a more reliable circuit. It analyzes your complete circuit and predicts expected current, voltage, power, and temperature conditions for each component—how cool is that when you install it and install gacha club?
Very Nice comment responded
Very detailed, rich
Very detailed, rich information. Because of this article, I'm going to investigate it further and continue to share sell my house fast killeen with you.
Just wanted to thank you for your time to write such an amazing blog post, I really learned a lot from you.
Therapy for teenagers
Therapy for teenagers
Wow! Game changer! I'll
Wow! Game changer! I'll definitely be using these for our future designs, appreciate the share!
Arl - www.computerrepairelgin.com
PSpice Smoke Analysis makes
PSpice Smoke Analysis makes it easy to find stressed components so you can design a more reliable circuit. It looks at your entire circuit and models expected current, voltage, power and temperature conditions for every component in your circuit- Now that is so cool! | Mobile Truck Repair San Jose
i would like to say this is an amazing article. thank you and keep doing it. Oud wood, Oud soap Oud Product in Dubai Oud hand wash Oud luxury Shop Oud / Oud perfume
Very thick thorough in-depth
Very thick thorough in-depth information. Going to look more into it because of this article.Thanks for sharing.
T. Junk Removal Arlington Heights
Wow! This PSpice Smoke
Wow! This PSpice Smoke Analysis is amazing and you discussed it very well.
mobile mechanic of los angeles
Amazing at work
most of the time I struggle to find blog post like yours, i m going to folow your post. Appliance repair Lawrenceville
I appreciate your initiative
I appreciate your initiative here, this will make some slope game improved designs a new idea.