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This module provides a brief introduction to the use of variables in LabVIEW MathScript.

Variables in labview mathscript

A variable in LABVIEW MATHSCRIPT is a named value. Using variables allows us to manipulate values symbolically, which is particularly useful when programming.

Suppose we wish to compute the circumference of a circle of diameter 5 units using the formula c π d . We could first set the variable d to a value of 5: >>d = 5 d =5.000 Then we could compute the circumference and assign its value to the variable c : >>c = pi*d c =15.708 To execute this command, LABVIEW MATHSCRIPT computes the product of the value of d (which LABVIEW MATHSCRIPT knows because we earlier set it to 5) and the value of pi (which is a pre defined variable in LABVIEW MATHSCRIPT) and stores the value of the product in the variable c .

Variable names must begin with an upper- or lower-case letter. They may contain letters, digits, and underscores; they may not contain spaces or punctuation characters. LABVIEW MATHSCRIPT is case sensitive, so A and a are different variables.

Valid variable names

Which of the following are valid variable names?

  • a
  • B
  • ecky_ecky_ecky_ecky_ptang_zoo_boing
  • ecky ecky ecky ecky ptang zoo boing
  • 2nd
  • John-Bigboote

  • Valid.
  • Valid.
  • Valid.
  • Invalid, because the variable name contains spaces.
  • Invalid, because the variable name begins with a number.
  • Invalid, because the variable name contains a dash.

LABVIEW MATHSCRIPT has several predefined variables. The most commonly used include

  • ans - the default variable in which computation results are stored.
  • pi - π.
  • i or j - -1 .
Once assigned, variable names remain until they are reassigned or eliminated by the clear command.

LABVIEW MATHSCRIPT variables can contain several types of numerical values. These types include the following:

  • Scalar values - scalar is a mathematical term for a single value (i.e. a number). c and d in are scalar variables.
  • Vectors - a vector is an ordered series of numbers.
  • strings - LABVIEW MATHSCRIPT variables may also contain strings of characters.

Questions & Answers

How we are making nano material?
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What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
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Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
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Stoney Reply
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Adin Reply
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Damian Reply
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Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
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nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
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Damian Reply
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s. Reply
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how can I make nanorobot?
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Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
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carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
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