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Extracts data from EC-Lab .fit files

Project description

fit-extract (Conductivity Data Extraction for EC-LAB)
Extracts parameter (R2, R3, Q1, etc.) data from all '.fit' files in
a specified folder and writes the extracted data into a 'Data.xlsx' in the
same folder. '.fit' files are created by clicking save in the EC-LAB software
after fitting (minimizing) a curve with Zfit. If data from multiple channels
is in the same folder, then the data will be separated into different sheets
in the same "Data.xlsv" file.

Requires python 3.2.x or above and pandas (should install automatically).

Run from the command line:

$ pip install fit-extract

Alternatively, you can download the zip from github or use git clone.

Run from the command line in the folder containing /fit-extract:

$ python fit-extract [OPTIONS]

Running with no options will run the program in the current directory. By default
the program will only extract R2 (used for Ni/Al symmetric cells). R1 should be set
to 0.1 ohm in EC-Lab.

Important: Do not change file names of any of the files. This program requires
that the file name end in the default channel number format to work.

#### Arguments and Options:

###### Help (--help or -h)

$ python fit-extract -h

Displays usage information.

###### Folder (--folder or -f)

$ python fit-extract -f [FOLDERPATH [FOLDERPATH...]]

Runs the program in the specified folders (multiple can be specified). The path must be in quotes.

###### Lithium Symmetric (--lithiumsymmetric or -ls)

$ python fit-extract -ls

Extracts R2 and R3 and determines which is RInterface and RElectrolyte by setting
the one with the higher value to be RInterface (not always correct but can adjusted
manually in the .xlsv if needed).

###### Additional (--additional or -a)

$ python fit-extract -add [PARAM [PARAM...]]

In additional to the default parameters extracted (R2, R3), the program will
also extract extra specfied parameters (Ex: Q2, a1). Note case matters.

###### Custom (--custom or -c)

$ python fit-extract -c [PARAM [PARAM...]]

Extracts specified parameters intead of default (R2).

#### Example:

$ python fit-extract -f 'C:\Users\[USER_NAME]\[PATH]' 'C:\Users\[USER_NAME]\[PATH2]' -ls -add Q2 a1

Result - Data.xlsx file created in both paths specified with following information:

Sheet Name: Ch 7

File Name | RElectrolyte (ohm) | RInterface (ohm) | Q2 (F.s^(a-1)) | a1 ()
------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | 12345 | 29929 | .00000023 | 0.124
... | ... | ... | ... | ...

Additional Sheets: Ch 8, Ch 9

- Run all channels in same folder and separate into different sheets (DELAYED)
- Create tests (IN PROGRESS)
- Implement better sorting for filenames (LOW PRIORITY)
- Clean up redundant code (ex. don't need correctPath())

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