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Maths channel for timing

Daniel Turner

Posted on 07.12.2016 21:09

    Hi,

    I am trying to setup a maths channel in Dewesoft that acts as a timing device. I am completing a vehicle test, where I need to travel above a certain speed for a set period of time. I only want time to accumulate when the vehicle has achieved a certain velocity eg. >20 km/h. I have tried using if functions, but have been unsuccessful; so any advice would be appreciated.

    I am hoping that this is a relatively easy thing to do!

    Thanks in advance,

    Dan

    DEWESoft Support
    Technical support
    Posted on 08.12.2016 09:40

    Hi,

    we offer a stopwatch function in math, but that will only measure the difference between two conditions and won't offer a live counter and continued timing through several on/off cycles. It can however be done in a a pretty simple way. What I did in the example setup is basically count all of the samples that pass your condition. In the next formula I simply divide that number by the sample rate, which in term gives us a live stopwatch.

    Let me know if you have any questions.


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