Add Statistics FB

Statistical Data may include RMS, Maximum, Minimum, ... values of a variable [wire, and data-channel].

Add Statistics FB

Modelling FB toolbar > Statistics FB - Above Graphic-Area

Menu :

Add menu > Add Statistics FB

Dialog-Box :

Statistics dialog-box

What for :

To show basic statistical data for a variable for 1 machine-cycle.

Graph FB : plot data over one Machine-Cycle.
Stats FB : summarize data for one machine-cycle as simple statistical data.

How to Add :

1.Click Modelling FB Toolbar > Statistics FB
2.Click the graphic-area

The Statistic FB is now in the graphic-area.

Note:

Wires that connect Function-Blocks have up to 3 data-channels.

Examples of the 3 data-channels on a wire are:

Position, Velocity, and Acceleration.
Total Force, Force X, and Force Y.

See Data-Channels for more information.

How to get Statistical Data

GA-StatsFB

STEP 1.Connect a wire to the input of the Statistics FB

Dialog-FB-Stats

STEP 2.Edit the Statistics FB [See How to Open a Dialog-Box ]

Select Derivative 

Select which Data-Channel:

Data-Channel 1

Pos/ Ang [default data-channel]

Data-Channel 2

Vel / Ang Vel

Data-Channel 3

Acc / Ang Acc

Ignore the other separators in the dialog.

Dialog-StatsFB2

STEP 3.CTRL+ Click the Statistics FB

The Statistics FB dialog lists the 'statistics' for the wire you connect in STEP 1, and the Data-Channel you select in STEP 2.


To edit the number-format for the statistics, use:

Application-Settings > Number-Format > Data-Output Format > Digits and Precision

 

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