Spacecraft.Rate(Variable) Method

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Description

Calculates the rate of change with respect to time of a user-defined argument or Variable object. The rate is determined by differencing successive data points and dividing by the difference in time in days, based on the Spacecraft's epoch at each point.

 

Timing Precision Mode

This page describes functionality in nanosecond timing precision mode.

 

Note: This method has a state. See the Methods and Properties with State page for more information.

 

Method Signature

Spacecraft.Rate(

Variable variableArgument)

 

Arguments

variableArgument


Description:

An argument or Variable.

 

 

Return Value

Type:

number

 

Calculates the rate of change with respect to time of a user-defined argument or Variable object.

 

Syntax

myVariable1 = mySpacecraft1.Rate(myVariable2);

 

See also

Spacecraft Object

Spacecraft Propagation Guide

Coverage and Contact Analysis Guide