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SimCalc by Tim McGuire

Discussion in 'Electronic and hardware generally' started by Tim McGuire, Jan 13, 2017.

  1. Pit

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    @Tim McGuire I cleaned your former thread and separated the SimCalc postings into the new thread here. Please let me know if I forgot to move something.
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    Here's a pic.
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    Now the weird thing is that when I used the snipping tool to make my selection and save, it caused Simcalc to open. I tried it 5 times to verify.

    Nope I'm wrong. It just takes the program a minute to open from the time that the dialog window opens.
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  3. Tim McGuire

    Tim McGuire "Forever a work in progress"

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    I had a suspicion that might be what's going on, it can take a second to open sometimes. Let me know if you have any other questions :)
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    Even if this is an old thread, the SimCalc App is still a great tool !
    But reading through the mathematics behind it, there is this statement:
    Fapp = M x llever

    Isn`t this wrong and must be:

    Fapp = M / llever (divided)

    ?
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  5. Tim McGuire

    Tim McGuire "Forever a work in progress"

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    That does seem wrong, it's likely a typo, mind pointing out where it was?
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    first formula in your doc
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  7. Tim McGuire

    Tim McGuire "Forever a work in progress"

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    Good catch! I'll correct that when I get home.
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    same on page 10 ;)
  9. Tim McGuire

    Tim McGuire "Forever a work in progress"

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    Ah man what was I thinking! Well rest assured that same mistake was not made in the actual code of the application, otherwise it'd be spitting out nonsense.
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    Hello Tim, thanks a lot for your software, it helps me a lot to find where to install my motors !
    Great job,

    It would be nice to have a section where every user of Simcalc could share his preset and results so people who begin (like me) could have an idea of the values needed for a well working sim.