The following dialog box is displayed to allow the user to
select variables to be displayed on the Transient Plot. If the
Transient Plot is not Active
then variable selection is required when the View/Transient Plot
option is chosen from the Main Menu. Pressing the Change Variables
pushbutton on the transient plot dialog box enables the user
to select new variables for plotting.
Variables are selected by clicking on the desired variable
name. Once the desired variables have been selected the user
presses the OK pushbutton to display the transient plot dialog
box. Pressing the Cancel pushbutton terminates variable selection.
A maximum of 10 variables may be plotted at any one time. If
more than 10 variables are selected from the list then only the
first 10 variables selected will be plotted. The remaining variables
will be ignored.
The Transient Plot is
Active when one or more variables have been selected and
the Transient Plot dialog box has NOT been closed. If the right-most
panel on the Status Bar below the mimic shows the statement "Plotting"
then the Transient Plot is active. The plot will be continuously
updated as long as the plot is Active. If the right-most panel
on the Status Bar below the mimic
shows the statement "No Plot" then the Transient Plot
is NOT active and will not be updated.
The Flux-Flow Diagram, chosen by the View/Flux-Flow Diagram
option on the Main Menu, displays a plot of core flux, as a percent
of design, versus core flow, as a percent of design flow. Various
limits are represented as fixed lines on the plot. Pressing the
Close pushbutton hides the Flux-Flow Diagram.
The Flux-Flow Diagram is updated as long as the simulation
is running. Showing or hiding (Close) the plot does not affect
The Flux-Flow Diagram can be made to Stay on Top by selecting
the Stay on Top checkbox. The user can change various Flux-Flow
Diagram options by pressing the Options pushbutton.