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"""Time constructs.
import numpy as np
import pandas as pd

[docs]class Time: """ Object to store solar angles for a site. Parameters ---------- year : int The year to use in starting the date-time. start_hour : int The hour to start simulations. end_hour : int The ending hour for simulations. time_steps_per_hour : int The number of time steps per hour for a simulation. Attributes ---------- time_range datetime_range time_step _year _start_hour _end_hour _time_steps_per_hour Methods ------- update_calculated_values calculate_time_step calculate_time_range calculate_datetime_range calculate_julian_day """ def __init__(self,, start_hour=0, end_hour=8760, time_steps_per_hour=4): self.time_range = None self.datetime_range = None self.time_step = None self.length = None self.julian_day = None self._year = year self._start_hour = start_hour self._end_hour = end_hour self._time_steps_per_hour = time_steps_per_hour # Run method to update all calculated values self.update_calculated_values()
[docs] def update_calculated_values(self): """Update all calculated values. """ print('Updating time object') self.calculate_time_step() self.calculate_time_range() self.calculate_datetime_range() self.calculate_julian_day()
[docs] def calculate_time_step(self): """ Deterine the number of time steps to use per hour. Parameters ---------- time_steps_per_hour Yields -------- time_step : float """ self.time_step = 3600/self.time_steps_per_hour # time step [s]
[docs] def calculate_time_range(self): """ Deterine the time range. Parameters ---------- start_hour end_hour time_step Yields -------- time_range : array of floats """ start_hour = self.start_hour*3600 end_hour = self.end_hour*3600 dt = self.time_step time_range = np.linspace(start_hour,end_hour,end_hour/dt) self.time_range = time_range self.length = len(time_range)
[docs] def calculate_datetime_range(self): """ Create a date time array for the given range. Parameters ---------- year start_hour end_hour time_steps_per_hour Yields -------- date_time_range : array of date-time objects """ date_str = '1/1/%d 00:00:00' % self.year start = pd.to_datetime(date_str) + pd.Timedelta(hours=self.start_hour) hourly_periods = (self.end_hour-self.start_hour)*self.time_steps_per_hour frequency = str(60/self.time_steps_per_hour) + ' T' datetime_range = pd.date_range(start, periods=hourly_periods, freq=frequency) self.datetime_range = datetime_range
[docs] def calculate_julian_day(self): julian_day = self.datetime_range.dayofyear self.julian_day = julian_day
@property def year(self): return self._year @year.setter def year(self, value): self._year = value self.update_calculated_values() @property def start_hour(self): return self._start_hour @start_hour.setter def start_hour(self, value): self._start_hour = value self.update_calculated_values() @property def end_hour(self): return self._end_hour @end_hour.setter def end_hour(self, value): self._end_hour = value self.update_calculated_values() @property def time_steps_per_hour(self): return self._time_steps_per_hour @time_steps_per_hour.setter def time_steps_per_hour(self, value): self._time_steps_per_hour = value self.update_calculated_values()