Solving a SIMetrix Question for Digital Circuit Testing

• braceman
In summary, the conversation is about a person who is tasked with creating a logic circuit with 3 inputs and 2 separate Boolean equations using a LS153, 1 of 4 multiplexer. They are trying different methods to get the Boolean outputs, and have decided to start by creating a circuit in SIMetrix to test it. However, they are unsure of how to place the hi/low inputs on the circuit and are seeking advice from someone with experience testing digital circuits in SIMetrix. They eventually figure it out after finding a helpful manual.
braceman
Not sure if this is in the right thread for this, but it is related to a question I'm doing.

1. Homework Statement

I've been tasked with realising a logic circuit that has 3 inputs and 2 outputs which have separate Boolean equations. The circuit is based around a LS153, 1 of 4 multiplexer which needs additional logic added to make the Boolean outputs. I'm trying various decoder and gates to get the Boolean, but I thought that I'd make a start of the circuit in SIMetrix as we have to test it. I've never used it before properly but though it looked quite straightforward...however, I'm stuck on how we place the hi/low inputs to the circuit. There doesn't seem to be a nice simple switchable hi/low box that I can put onto the inputs. Does anyone have experience of testing digital circuits in SIMetrix that could talk me through how we place an appropriate line voltage and then 'switch' it hi/low to test my circuit.

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The Attempt at a Solution

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I found a good manual for digital stuff...worked it out after a few trials and errors.
Tks

1. How do I approach solving a SIMetrix question for digital circuit testing?

The first step in solving a SIMetrix question is to carefully read and understand the question. Make sure you are familiar with the circuit components and the objectives of the question. Then, break down the circuit into smaller parts and analyze each part separately. Finally, use simulation tools and techniques to test the circuit and verify your results.

2. What are some common simulation tools used for digital circuit testing in SIMetrix?

Some common simulation tools used in SIMetrix for digital circuit testing include logic analyzers, waveform generators, and virtual oscilloscopes. These tools allow you to analyze the behavior of the circuit and identify any potential issues or errors.

3. How do I troubleshoot errors or unexpected results in SIMetrix for digital circuit testing?

If you encounter errors or unexpected results while testing a digital circuit in SIMetrix, first double-check your circuit design and make sure all components are connected correctly. You can also use simulation tools to trace the signals and identify any potential issues. If the problem persists, consult online resources or reach out to other SIMetrix users for assistance.

4. Can I use SIMetrix for both analog and digital circuit testing?

Yes, SIMetrix is a versatile simulation software that can be used for both analog and digital circuit testing. It offers a wide range of simulation tools and techniques for analyzing the behavior of complex circuits, making it a popular choice among scientists and engineers.

5. Are there any tips or tricks for solving SIMetrix questions for digital circuit testing?

One helpful tip for solving SIMetrix questions is to break down the circuit into smaller, more manageable parts. This will make it easier to analyze each component and troubleshoot any issues. Additionally, try using different simulation tools and techniques to test the circuit and verify your results. Finally, don't be afraid to consult online resources or reach out to other SIMetrix users for guidance and support.

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