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Spectrum Software has released Micro-Cap 11, the eleventh generation of our SPICE circuit simulator.

For users of previous Micro-Cap versions, check out the new features available in the latest version. For those of you who are new to Micro-Cap, take our features tour to see what Micro-Cap has to offer.





The Micro-Cap manuals require the Acrobat Reader in order to read them.


Micro-Cap 11 Manuals

User's Guide - 3.9M
Reference Guide - 8.7M


Micro-Cap 10 Manuals

User's Guide - 3.5M
Reference Guide - 7.8M


1/7/2011 - The MC10 Reference manual was updated with new sections on adding models from manufacturers, changing the power supplies of digital library parts, optimizing subcircuits in the Reference manual, and using the branch selection operators.


Micro-Cap 9 Manuals

User's Guide - 4.2M
Reference Guide - 6.2M


Switched-Mode Power Supply Simulation

Switch-Mode Power Supplies: Spice Simulations and Practical Designs, Christophe Basso, McGraw-Hill 2008.
Switch-Mode Power Supply SPICE Simulation Cookbook, Christophe Basso, McGraw-Hill 2001.
The above two books describe many of the SMPS models supplied with Micro-Cap.
SMPS Simulation with SPICE 3, Steven M. Sandler, McGraw Hill, First Edition, 1997. ISBN# 0-07-913227-8


Micro-Cap / SPICE

Computer-Aided Circuit Analysis Using SPICE, Walter Banzhaf, Prentice Hall 1989. ISBN# 0-13-162579-9
Macromodeling with SPICE, Connelly and Choi, Prentice Hall 1992. ISBN# 0-13-544941-3
Semiconductor Device Modeling with SPICE, Paolo Antognetti and Giuseppe Massobrio, McGraw-Hill, Second Edition, 1993. ISBN# 0-07-002107-4
Inside SPICE - Overcoming the Obstacles of Circuit Simulation, Ron Kielkowski, McGraw Hill 1993. ISBN# 0-07-911525-X
SPICE - Practical Device Modeling, Ron Kielkowski, McGraw Hill 1995. ISBN# 0-07-911524-1
The SPICE Book, Andrei Vladimirescu, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., First Edition, 1994. ISBN# 0-471-60926-9
MOSFET Modeling with SPICE Principles and Practice, Daniel Foty, Prentice Hall, First Edition, 1997. ISBN# 0-13-227935-5
SPICE for Power Electronics and Electric Power, Muhammad H. Rashid, Prentice Hall, 1993. ISBN# 0-13-030420-4
Modeling the Bipolar Transistor, Ian Getreu, Tektronix, 1979.



Resime Elektronicke Obvody, Dalibor Biolek, BEN First Edition, 2004. ISBN# 80-7300-125-X



Analoginen Elektroniikka, Timo Haiko, WSOY First Edition, 2009. ISBN# 978-951-0-26039-5
Elektroniikka Simulaattori, Timo Haiko, WSOY First Edition, 2002. ISBN# 951-0-25672-2



Simulation elektronischer Schaltungen mit MICRO-CAP, Joachim Vester, Verlag Vieweg+Teubner, First edition, 2010. ISBN# 978-3-8348-0402-0



Signal Integrity and Radiated Emission of High-Speed Digital Signals, Spartaco Caniggia, Francescaromana Maradei, A John Wiley and Sons, Ltd, First Edition, 2008. ISBN# 978-0-470-51166-4
The Ultimate Tesla Coil Design and Construction Guide, Mitch Tilbury, McGraw Hill, First Edition, 2008. ISBN# 978-0-07-149737-4
High Performance Audio Power Amplifiers, Ben Duncan, Newnes, First Edition, 1996. ISBN# 0-7506-2629-1 Website: http://www.benduncanresearch.com
Introduction to VLSI Circuits and Systems, John P. Uyemura, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., First Edition, 2002. ISBN# 0-471-12704-3
Electronic Design: From Concept To Reality, Martin S. Roden & Gordon L. Carpenter, Discovery Press, Third Edition, 2002. ISBN# 0-9646969-1-6


Interesting Engineering Links

http://www.waltjung.org/Classic_Articles.html - Classic audio articles written by Walt Jung.
A Basic Introduction to Filters—Active, Passive, and Switched-Capacitor - Kerry Lacanette, National Semiconductor.