Time dependent programs?

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Ahsan Khan
Ahsan Khan on 3 Nov 2011
Commented: L on 22 Oct 2021
is there such a method or a way i can write a program that would loop for a certain TIME instead of a certain number. for example if i want to run a program that would loop for 12 hours then stop...is this possible? thanks cheers SN

Accepted Answer

Jan on 3 Nov 2011
iniTime = clock;
limit = 12 * 3600; % Seconds
while etime(clock, iniTime) < limit
% do the processing here
L on 22 Oct 2021
Hello Jan,
If I understand your code, the loop will be terminated after 12 hours?
I have another question. How can I put a time step in your code, for example the code (loop) should run every 10 minutes and it should be terminated for example after after 12 hours?
Or, maybe a better question, how can I trigger a Matlab script to start without F5 (RUN) option, process/run the code (script) every 10 minutes and terminate is after 12 hours? Is it possiible to extend your suggested code?
Thank you.

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Kamal Zarei
Kamal Zarei on 10 Jun 2019
Hi all,
Is there any way so that I can write a loop in which every iteration of that loop takes a certian time to perform?
I want to write a code with a infinite loop that every iteration of the loop takes 1 seconds to run.
Any help would be appreciated.

Grzegorz Knor
Grzegorz Knor on 3 Nov 2011


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