Source code for fastoad.models.performances.mission.util

Utilities for mission computation.
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import numpy as np
from scipy.constants import foot

FLIGHT_LEVEL = 100 * foot

[docs]def get_closest_flight_level(altitude, base_level=0, level_step=10, up_direction=True): """ Computes the altitude (in meters) of a flight level close to provided altitude. Flight levels are multiples of 100 feet. see examples below:: >>> # Getting the IFR flight level immediately above >>> get_closest_flight_level(4400. * foot) 5000.0 >>> # Getting the IFR flight level immediately below >>> get_closest_flight_level(4400. * foot, up_direction=False) 4000.0 >>> # Getting the next even IFR flight level >>> get_closest_flight_level(4400. * foot, level_step = 20) 6000.0 >>> # Getting the next odd IFR flight level >>> get_closest_flight_level(3100. * foot, base_level=10, level_step = 20) 5000.0 :param altitude: in meters :param base_level: base flight level for computed steps :param level_step: number of flight level per step :param up_direction: True if next flight level is upper. False if lower :return: the altitude in meters of the asked flight level. """ if up_direction: func = np.ceil else: func = np.floor base_altitude = FLIGHT_LEVEL * base_level return base_altitude + FLIGHT_LEVEL * level_step * func( (altitude - base_altitude) / FLIGHT_LEVEL / level_step )