The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

6
votes
1answer
167 views

How to combine engineering notation from siunitx with pgfplotstable

I'm trying to get engineering notation (i.e. scientific notation in which the powers of ten must be multiples of three) in my tables produced by pgfplotstable. Because pgfplotstable does not support ...
1
vote
1answer
251 views

Engineering notation (scientific) as tick labels with pgfplots (maybe via siunitx)?

I would like to have numbers on the ticks labels formatted in engineering notation -- but unlike in How to control pgfplots axis scaling for engineering notation (multiple of 3 exponent)?, I would ...
7
votes
1answer
553 views

Structural analysis best package

Which is the best package to draw up structural analysis problems. I need beam or truss, constraints, displacements, springs, loads, thermal actions and so on. Something like this picture: ...
1
vote
0answers
68 views

technical drawing with automatic re-shaping from list

I would like to know which program will suit my needs. I want to do technical drawings for direct use in (wood) workshop, specifically organ-building. We prefer 1:1-scaled drawings, exactly ...
6
votes
1answer
486 views

How do I typeset the ground symbol āš in LaTeX?

How do I type the ground symbol āš in LaTeX? I am not trying to create a ground node in a circuit diagram (which is answered in a different question). Instead, I just want to be able to type the ...
12
votes
2answers
3k views

Best Drawing software for engineering/scientific illustrations with LaTeX?

I will be writing my Master's thesis in Aeronautical Engineering and was wondering about the following: I will have lots of illustrations such as parts of aircraft, mechanical components, ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Chemical process flow sheets TikZ/PGF

I'm working with simulation and control of chemical process-systems and I'm trying to get a grip on how to make nice looking process flow sheets. On the web everybody is referring to Microsoft Visio, ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Drawing network protocols

I want to produce network protocols, a very simplified example of which is depicted below: The protocol has two parties, each of which does some computation and then communicated with the other. I ...
11
votes
1answer
1k views

How to create geometry tolerance symbols with TikZ?

I am a beginner in LaTeX, trying to use it for an industrial metrology test report, where I need to use geometry tolerances. I have tentatively made a first one with TikZ, but this is hard coded and ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Drawing mechanical systems using TikZ

This is a follow-up question to Drawing Mechanical Systems in LaTeX. I have tried to do similar things, i.e. to model simple mechanical systems. For example: ...
39
votes
3answers
10k views

Drawing Mechanical Systems in LaTeX

I really like CircuiTikZ for drawing diagrams in my LaTeX documents. However I mostly draw mechanical and not electronic systems, which is why I'm looking for some similar way to draw mechanical ...