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Reference Number: AA-02172// Views: AA-02172// Created: 2023-05-05 13:19:43// Last Updated: 2023-05-19 13:39:05
HYPERSIM: How to transform Cartesian to Polar and Polar to Cartesian in HYPERSIM using a C Code block

MATLAB has library blocks for converting Cartesian to Polar and Polar to Cartesian. There are no equivalent blocks in the HYPERSIM library to perform this calculation. 

SPS block C to P

SPS block P to C

To carry out this calculation in HYPERSIM, a C code block with the following code can be implemented to reproduce the same behavior. 

Cartesian to Polar

r = sqrt(x*x + y*y);

theta = atan2(y,x);



Polar to Cartesian


x = r * cos(theta);

y = r * sin(theta);