×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Jobs

Real time simulation

Real time simulation

Real time simulation

(OP)
Hi,

Can anyone tell me, what is real time simulation and why it must be used?

Thank you

RE: Real time simulation

It's simulation that is at the same rate as reality would be. This, as compared to high speed simulation.

An example of non-realtime would be an astrophysicist who uses a computer simulation to model two stars colliding. They would run the simulation as fast as they can and watch it all occur in a minute or two whereas reality is going to take millions of years.

A realtime example is the Alaskan pipe line. A realtime simulation of the flow is continually running so if 'reality' changes it will be detected and the line can be shut down. A reality change would be a pin hole leak developing somewhere that would cause the actual conditions to change from the predicted simulation.

Keith Cress
kcress - http://www.flaminsystems.com

RE: Real time simulation

A real-time simulation might be something done on this http://www.dspace.com/en/inc/home/products/hw/sing... which allows one to run Matlab/Simulink code fast enough to operate hardware in real-time, i.e., hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation.

Often, real-time systems have peripheral events that can affect system performance that cannot be modeled accurately in a simulation, such as resource contention and interrupt service.

TTFN
FAQ731-376: Eng-Tips.com Forum Policies

Need help writing a question or understanding a reply? forum1529: Translation Assistance for Engineers

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Resources

White Paper – Your Construction ERP RFP Checklist
Selecting business software for a medium to enterprise-sized construction concern is extremely challenging in large part because most enterprise resource planning (ERP) suites originated in the world of repetitive manufacturing and are therefore a poor fit for a project and asset-centric business. However, midsize to large contractors need the predictable, auditable processes that ERP delivers. Download Now

Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close