From: Dmitri Kuznetsov (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jan 19 2000 - 15:59:34 PST
Interestingly, to get rid of the "internal timestep too small" error,
one needs to make the time step SMALLER.
The error is caused by nonconvergence due to previous time steps being
too large. SPICE tries to "backtrack" and redo the current time
iteration with subsequently smaller time steps, and when it fails, the
above error is generated.
I am sure you knew about that. But many novice SPICE users try to
increase the time step when they see the "timestep too small" error,
which makes the problem worse.
Jim Freeman wrote:
> Haven't we all
> Jim Freeman
> "Mellitz, Richard" wrote:
> > I've got one thing to say about spice.
> > I've grown to hate the following line:
> > **error**: internal timestep too small in transient analysis
> > Rich Mellitz
> > Intel
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