circuit simulation graphics

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Does anyone know of a software that displays current flow around a circuit where one plugs in the critical variables of each component to see the change in color-graphic and/or intensity-graphic?? This would be used for educational purposes - and for people who enjoy seeing the cause-effects of any changes they make to the component data.

If not, then it sure would be fun to develop one.

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Not sure what you mean by "color graphics". You can do the kind of analysis that I think you are suggesting in most spice versions. My favorite is LTspice.

Jim

Jim Wagner Oregon Research Electronics, Consulting Div. Tangent, OR, USA http://www.orelectronics.net

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The user would be able to choose from a variety of graphics to show a change in current/voltage level before a resistor(for example) and after. Let's say a bold green going into the resistor and a pale green penicil line on the other side, with the empirical data also displayed.

The choice of the graphic would be entirely subjective to the user, but it would illustrate the dynamics of a working circuit, so that the user gets 'a feeling' for what they are doing - like watching a mechanical illustration of movement.

This would be a supplemental tool in addition to the traditional tools. Need something to wake up the senses.

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Try Falstad's circuit simulator. I used this for making lecture notes & lab exercises by capturing images.
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I have had a PM from the OP, that he is very happy with that program.
Oh yes, Falstad has some other really nice Applet demo's as well if you go to his main page!

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Lee -.-
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Proteus has a feature which draws arrows on the wires in the direction the current flows. It also colors the wires based on the voltage.

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Proteus has a feature which draws arrows on the wires in the direction the current flows. It also colors the wires based on the voltage.


But it costs £300.