How to use the Relativity Simulator OGS12



Help using the Relativity Simulator: orbit-gravity-sim-12.exe

Most of the features in the OGS12 algorithm (orbit-gravity-sim-12.exe) can be understood by running the program then simply holding the mouse-pointer over various buttons or numbers. A ‘tool-tip’ will then pop-up offering more detail.

Using OGS12 to an optimum degree requires firstly an appreciation as to how the software allows the user the most amount of flexibility to ‘fiddle’ as much as is desired. The user can thus inadvertently generate much larger margins-of-error than intended. Only by reading the full article will the user appreciate all the functions that can be utilized. But I will outline some of the main features using this screenshot image:

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A. Physical Cosmology – The most interesting feature is that the user can turn Special Relativity and General Relativity on and off even when a scenario is in mid-process.

B. The lines that the orbit follows will evolve in the centre of the screen. This orbit-line may follow after the position to demonstrate the difference for the origin of the gravity as regards how gravity effects the other body – if the option is selected whereby gravity travels at velocity (General Relativity). The dots around the position of the body represent the circumference of the body.

C. Click the numbers to begin each of the scenarios.

D. ‘Drift’ is the distance between the pair at maximum (or minimum) for first 8 orbits. Subsequent orbits will be saved in a file: ‘drift-data.txt’ which is in the folder the software operates in, on your computer.

E. Distance-scale will expand if the bodies move off the screen.

F. Time-scale can be speeded up, or it can be slowed for better accuracy. Note the option ‘Scenario Time’ will preset a time-scale for each scenario. If clicked, this changes to ‘User override’ which will impose the user’s choice of Time-scale when each scenario begins.

G. Movement error% will alter depending on the number of calculations per orbit which is a result of the Time-scale (F). Speeding up the process causes a larger margin-of-error.

H. These buttons link to the various full-length online articles describing the results and details of this analysis.

I. Gravity delay is the distance between the gravity-origin and the body’s position when gravity travels at velocity. The time gravity takes to cross the space between the pair is displayed next to the option ‘gravity delay details’.

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This is the help page for orbit-gravity-sim-12.exe

The full chapter can be downloaded here: Sum-Theory.pdf
(5.5 mb, 57 pages, this pdf file is too big for chrome, use firefox)

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