Need the function to run multiple times and store each data point for each input variable

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Tebogo Makobe
Tebogo Makobe on 10 Aug 2021
The fucntion calculates the time spent on an excursion for a customer, but now that i have twenty customers. how can i call the function to calculate the time for each customer and store the data in my work space?
function time = getTimePerTrip(plane, customer, altitude)
Fleet = plane;
if customer.Weight > Fleet.WeightCapacity
warning('Weight exceeds plane capacity');
end
if customer.Experience == "Beginner"
t_spent = 30;
elseif customer.Experience == "Experienced"
t_spent = 10;
end
time_ascend = altitude/Fleet.LiftRate; % time taken to reach altitude
time_decend = 5*time_ascend; % time taken to decend to the ground
time = t_spent + time_decend + time_ascend; % total time
end
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Tebogo Makobe
Tebogo Makobe on 10 Aug 2021
@Pratik Chachad The customer data is a structure (1 x 20), with Fleet also as a structure (5 x 1). The function is supposed to be able to take mulitple customers and culculate the time spent for the excursion, and store time for each customer for further analysis.

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Prahlad Gowtham Katte
Prahlad Gowtham Katte on 17 Feb 2022
Hello,
I understood that you want to execute the same function for customer where it is a 1x20 struct array. The following function is a modified function which calculates time per customer and stores it as an array.
function alltime = getTimePerTrip(plane, customer, altitude)
Fleet = plane;
alltime=zeros(1,length(customer));
for i=1:length(customer)
current_customer=customer(i);
if current_customer.Weight > Fleet.WeightCapacity
warning('Weight exceeds plane capacity');
end
if current_customer.Experience == "Beginner"
t_spent = 30;
elseif current_customer.Experience == "Experienced"
t_spent = 10;
end
time_ascend = altitude/Fleet.LiftRate; % time taken to reach altitude
time_decend = 5*time_ascend; % time taken to decend to the ground
time = t_spent + time_decend + time_ascend; % total time
alltime(i)=time;
end
end
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Hope it helps

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