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Scilab help >> Xcos > palettes > Continuous time systems palette > TIME_DELAY


Time delay

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The Transport Delay block delays the input by a specified amount of time. It can be used to simulate a time delay. At the start of the simulation, the block outputs the Initial input parameter until the simulation time exceeds the Time delay parameter, when the block begins generating the delayed input.

The Time delay parameter must be non-negative.

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  • Delay

    The amount of simulation time that the input signal is delayed before being propagated to the output. The value must be nonnegative.

    Properties : Type 'vec' of size 1

  • Initial input

    The output generated by the block between the start of the simulation and the Time delay.

    Properties : Type 'vec' of size 1

  • Buffer size

    The initial memory allocation for the number of points to store.

    Properties : Type 'vec' of size 1

Default properties

  • always active: no

  • direct-feedthrough: no

  • zero-crossing: no

  • mode: no

  • regular inputs:

    - port 1 : size [1,1] / type 1

  • regular outputs:

    - port 1 : size [1,1] / type 1

  • number/sizes of activation inputs: 0

  • number/sizes of activation outputs: 0

  • continuous-time state: no

  • discrete-time state: no

  • object discrete-time state: no

  • name of computational function: time_delay

Interfacing function

  • SCI/modules/scicos_blocks/macros/Linear/TIME_DELAY.sci

Computational function

  • SCI/modules/scicos_blocks/src/c/time_delay.c (Type 4)


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Last updated:
Tue Apr 02 17:37:34 CEST 2013