×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

PSpice - Combined power dissipated by selected resistors?

PSpice - Combined power dissipated by selected resistors?

PSpice - Combined power dissipated by selected resistors?

(OP)
Very, VERY new to PSpice, and using PSpice for TI. I've got a resistor network set up with a voltage source, and my simulations are working properly. Is there any way to set up an output that adds together the power dissipated by resistors named R1, R2, and R5, for example? I've got 30+ resistors in the network and I'm only interested in the sum of power dissipated by a fraction of them, rather than the total power supplied by the voltage source. I can manually add up the power bias values, but I'd like to be able to present a screenshot to my co-workers for review with that math already done, if possible.

I've tried putting in a PARAM part but as far as I can tell that's meant to drive a value rather than be a driven value, and I can't figure out how to say "get the power dissipated by this component" in an equation.

Thanks in advance.
Nate

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login



News


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close