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Ability to Plot Phasors Easily

Ability to Plot Phasors Easily

1. Describe your environment: What is your industry? What is your role in your organization? Describe your stakeholders.
Electrical Utility.

2. What version of Mathcad are you currently running?
Prime 8

3. Describe the problem you are trying to solve. Please include detailed documentation such as screenshots, images or video.
Plotting Phasors with built in function without having to write lines of  programming code.

So what is a phasor and what does the plot look like:

A phasor diagram is used to show the phase relationships between two or more sine waves having the same frequency. A phasor diagram is one in which the phasors, represented by open arrows, rotate counterclockwise, with an angular frequency of ω about the origin.


Diagram from Professor Shukla



The current method of doing your own coding  to get the above graph is cumbersome.

4. What is the use case for your organization?

Fault analysis. 

5. What business value would your suggestion represent for your organization?

Saves time  and better facilitates presentation. We want Prime to be a tool to make calculations and presentations easier. The whole idea of PRIME should be to remove  the need for programming. Currently to plot the above involves lines of coding. Absolute time waster. 



Community Manager
Status changed to: Acknowledged

Thank you @ppal for your idea. Based on the information you provided, we are acknowledging it as the Community management team. This is not a commitment from the Product team. Other users may comment and vote your idea up.


This is needed.  It was easy to do in 15 with a polar plot.  I use Prime 8.0 but use 15 for plotting phasors, and embed the plot as an image as below.





I'm new to Mathcad Prime, so there might be an easier or better way to plot phasors on a polar graph in Prime 9.