Newbie needs help

nacim_bravo at agilent.com nacim_bravo at agilent.com
Tue Jul 7 17:02:05 CEST 2009


Hello Gurus,

Thank you for trying to help to my initial and not well written questions.  I will compile more detailed information and ask again.  Btw, I am giving a glimpse to: "How To Ask Questions The Smart Way".

nacim


-----Original Message-----
From: Simon Forman [mailto:sajmikins at gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, July 07, 2009 7:19 AM
To: BRAVO,NACIM (A-Sonoma,ex1)
Cc: python-list at python.org
Subject: Re: Newbie needs help

On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 7:00 PM, <nacim_bravo at agilent.com> wrote:
> Dear Python gurus,
>
> If I'd like to set dielectric constant for the certain material, is it possible to do such in Python environment? If yes, how to do or what syntax can be used?
>
> Also, I'd like to get a simulation result, like voltage, is it possible to get this value in Python environment?
>
> Please let me know,
> nacim
>
>
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The answers to your first and third questions are, "yes" and "yes". :]
 (Generally speaking if something can be done by a computer it can be
done with python.)

As for your second question check out the "magnitude" package:

http://pypi.python.org/pypi/magnitude/   and
http://juanreyero.com/magnitude/

(That second link also has links to three other packages that deal
with units of measurement.)

Ii has units for the SI measurements, including volts and coulombs, so
you should be able to accomplish your goals with it.

The tricky thing is, as far as I can tell from the wikipedia entry
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relative_static_permittivity),
"dielectric constant" seems to be a dimensionless number, i.e. C/C...
 I could be totally daft though.

HTH,
~Simon





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