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# Complex numbers for Embedded matlab in Simulink.

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## Complex numbers for Embedded matlab in Simulink.

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I have a significant problem with Simulink in that I need to evaluate a series of simple equations, the difficulty is that at point, the results gain an imaginary compnent.

a=complex(1,2);
b=complex(1,2);
c=complex(1,2);
d=complex(1,2);

Position = (Position/360)*2*pi; % Convert to Radians

[height, r_dash, capacitance] = definevariables(alpha,voltage,radius,height_sp,rel_perm);
beta = (alpha/360)*2*pi;
upper_limit = gamma2-Position;
lower_limit = gamma1-Position;

The value for Position is from a signal generator outside the block, scaling from 0 to 360(degrees). The difficulty is than one the term inside the log brackets goes negative, the function returns a negative value and apparently simulink can't resolve this, so return 'NaN'. A test, I even tried assigning sqrt(-1) to a variable, and got the same results. Please help! Deadline soon.

Thanks

Charlie

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