­­­PhE­­­­T Progress Report

Sam Reid

December 22, 2009


An online version of this report is available here.

Here’s a pie chart representation of the time distribution.


Translation Utility

·         Discussed adding multi-string file support to translation editor #2033


Energy Skate Park

·         Discussed #2041 pull down menu issues

·         Removed console output #2044

·         To Do:

o    #2042 speed degrades after resetting


Unfuddle Notifier

·         #2016 Worked with JB to get the Unfuddle notifier working over CU’s account



·         To Do:

o    #2045 Change resistance dialog unreadable

o    #2040 Bugs while changing resistance

o    #1909 Asymmetric capacitors during charging with r=0

o    #1839 High frequency oscillation when r=0

o    #2039 Scroll bar on control panel

o    #1911 Charts cover up non contact ammeter

o    #1828 Electrons bunch up in pairs

o    Meet with mike on these issues


Motion series

·         To Do

1.       Thirteen issues remaining in to-do document

1.       How to handle sim name change? See #1948

1.       We should probably fix translation utility to support strings located elsewhere.

2.       Internal cleanup and refactoring for motion-series

3.       Proposed solution for new versions of ramp & forces-1d & moving man:

4.       Update Forces-1d with a dialog that points to the new version, ramp too

5.       Ramp needs a new name #2054

6.       Moving Man



·         To Do:

1.       More improvements of PlayArea # 1907


Eating & Exercise

·         To Do

1.       Port motion-series controls to Java

2.       Avoiding work on E&E during code freeze

3.       Noah: What is the probability we will want to use temporal charts in this sim, possibly in the future?

4.       Implement changes as per Noah’s mock-up (see email)



·         To Do

1.       #1821 update piccolo

1.       Sims need re-testing with recent pswing changes

2.       PSwing needs improvements for removing components, #1874

1.       Any other fixes we want in before 1.3 release?