### Analog modeling of a diode clipper (3b): Simulation

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Analog modelling of a diode clipper

Let’s dive directly inside the second diode clipper and follow exactly the same pattern.

### Analog modeling of a diode clipper (3a): Simulation

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Analog modelling of a diode clipper

Now that we have a few methods, let’s try to simulate them. For both circuits, I’ll use the forward Euler, then backward Euler and trapezoidal approximations, then I will show the results of changing the start estimate and then finish by the Newton Raphson optimization. I haven’t checked (yet?) algorithms that don’t use the derivative like the bisection or Brent algorithm.

All graphs are done with a x4 oversampling (although I also tried x8, x16 and x32).

### Analog modeling of a diode clipper (2): Discretization

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Analog modelling of a diode clipper

Let’s start with the two equations we got from the last post and see what we can do with usual/academic tools to solve them (I will tackle nodal and ZDF tools later in this series).

### Analog modeling of a diode clipper (1): Circuits

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Analog modelling of a diode clipper

I’ve published a few years ago an emulation of the SD1 pedal, but haven’t touched analog modeling since. There are lots of different methods to model a circuit, and they all have different advantages and drawbacks. So I’ve decided to start from scratch again, using two different diode clippers, from the continuous equations to different numerical solutions in a series of blog posts here.