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Drawing with Tikz (Physical System)

I want to draw the following in Tikz (Tikz is the way to go here right?) As I am new to Tikz, I tried do draw it by hand to see if someone here can help me. If possible, it would be nice for it to ...
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asme y14.5 symbols & feature control frame

I have used LaTeX a little bit for math (one Ipython notebook assignment to be exact). I am a draftsman, I have been searching for a LaTeX library to do asme y14.5 symbols in LaTeX. I haven't found ...
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Array of rectangles filled with text and formulas

I would like to draw in LaTeX rectangles regularly spaced, 4 lines of rectangles, each line containing 2 rectangles in which I am allowed to type texts and equations. Any LaTeX code for that? ...
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How can I get the following diagram? [duplicate]

I was wondering what would be better ways to get the following diagram with tikz? Thanks The code : \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Drawing a vertical line with sections

I've looked to another example but struggle to adapt it to my needs. Tikz is new to me. \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[every edge/.style={shorten <=1pt, shorten >=1pt}] \draw (0,0) ...
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Please, how can I get the following drawing?

I was wondering what would be better ways to get the following diagram with tikz? Thanks The code : \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Drawing an data structure of doubly LinkedList of Arrays

I haven't been able to conjure up a solution and have searched online but found no satisfying answers on how to approach this. I need to e able to draw a doubly linked list and each node is connected ...
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Dimensioning of a technical drawing in TikZ

Is there is an easy way to mark dimensions in a technical drawing with TikZ? Is there a library or something? Edit I am using XeLaTeX. Update I chose Martin's answer because it serves me well ...
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Nice scientific pictures show off

Task Show off your best scientific illustration ! The main purpose of this question is to share beautiful scientific pictures, preferably with an educational aspect. Content Your post must ...
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Curved waved lines with TikZ

I'm trying to write a code for Feynman diagrams with TikZ (I know it is a common subject in the forum). I found very useful posts. However, I would like to draw a curved waved line ...
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Draw background of water in cone

According to this answer I want to draw a partial background in a cone like this but it seems hard to me take the background from the code in the previous answer. then tweak it until it looks like ...
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Draw an aircraft with Tikz

I want to draw a plane using the Tikz tool. You will find, attached, a screenshot.
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Drawing a lattice scheme with LaTeX

How can I draw these two schemes with LaTeX?
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I would like to draw sets of points with subsets connected via colored areas, then connecting sets of such images by arrows

It is probably more of a tikz question by I will ask it nevertheless: how do you make something like this picture in latex? I need to control which ones are linked together and then draw pictures ...
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Using equations to draw in LaTeX

Is it possible to use equations to draw geometric objects like spheres or planes in LaTeX, using TikZ maybe? It may be parametrized. Thank you!
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How to draw timing wheel

i need to draw this timing wheel image in tikz. Can anyone help me? I just tried to start drawing a normal circular array image, but this isn't the result that i want. EDIT: This is my attempt: ...
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Beamer/LaTeX boxes

How I can draw docs and figures in latex (or beamer) like on picture?
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Recommended tools for vector drawing

I would like to draw a wind turbine to demonstrate the coordinate systems used in my calculations. A similar one as follows However I am wondering which tool would fit for this. I am beginner in ...
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Draw in cylindrical and spherical coordinates

I can try to draw this in TikZ: I managed to draw the coordinate axis. The first image is in cylindrical coordinates and the second in spherical coordinates. I don't know draw in spherical ...
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How can I draw this cycloid diagram with TikZ?

Good evening, I'm sorry again abuse their knowledge but I'm very inexperienced using TikZ. Anybody could do me the favor to plot a curve cycloid using TikZ? I appreciate it very
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What is the closest solution to Microsoft Visio with Latex text?

I'd like to have a program where I can model diagrams like in Microsoft Visio and write math formulas in Latex on it. It would be nice to see the rendered formulas (which can be edited in some way, ...
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How can I create a diagram to compare skyline operation results using LaTeX?

I'm trying to draw this but except for the straight lines in this diagram I'm not able to place other things such as square and circle properly. How can I do this? Help much appreciated. EDIT: ...
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How to draw arrows between parts of an equation to show the Math Distributive Property (Multiplication)?

there is a part of my paper where I use the distributive property and it's not that clear for the reader to see (I'm using in proposional logic for a proof). The logic equation (part of) is: (l_{1}) ...
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Diagram in tikz

I've been trying to replicate this image , using TIKZ, but so far the results have been very bad. I'd like to know with you have tips/hints on how I should do it. Thank you!
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Can I visualize the Bezier control points of a letter … in TeX?

Without knowing anything about fonts, I innocently read an article on Postscript/Truetype Bezier curves. The first picture in the article shows the letter Q, and it's Bezier control points. I'd like ...
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Please help me LaTex [closed]

All Hello?Latex2e system can draw full text of this trigonometric functions using the values?Please help me ... you ...
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Drawing vertical hierarchical n-ary tree in tikz

I am trying to draw a simple vertical tree to represent a hierarchical partition of a graph in communities. I have written some code to draw it in tikz, but I am not very satisfied of the result. My ...
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How to specify the projection vector in this code? [closed]

First of all, I must admit I have no knowledge on how to draw in LaTeX, even if I would like to have, but I have had not the opportunity to study. I have the following picture of a projection of a ...
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Drawing Mechanical System with springs in tikz

I need help drawing the following systems in Latex for a paper. I am no tikz expert so it is beyond my capabilities at the moment. Any help is appreciated. This is how far I managed with the help ...
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There is a more compact way for drawing this quarter-car model?

I have written this code: \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{tikzpicture} % Sprung mass \shade[top color=gray, bottom ...
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How can we draw these graphs like in this book?

Can you show me which tools we can use to draw the graphs look like in this book? (see below figure). Sorry, I don't know exactly where I can post this question.
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how do I create a border, non-rectangular, surrounding a nodes in tikz?

I have the following MWE. I would like to draw a border without including the $y_3$ (or s3 in the .tex file) -- so it would be a rectangle with its left upper corner changed so that it bypasses s3. ...
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Drawing a political spectrum

What would be the best way of drawing a political spectrum diagram like this one:
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Is exporting of the 3D drawing from GeoGebra 5 possible? [closed]

My apologies if this is an off-topic question here. I'm trying to get any export (Asymptote, TikZ or PSTricks) of the 3D drawing from GeoGebra 5.0. Once I've got some 2D drawing, everything seems ...
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Recreating diffraction image with TikZ

I'd like to recreate the image below of an electron beam passing through -- and being diffracted by -- a carbon target onto a curved screen using TikZ. Unfortunately it looks a bit beyond my skill ...
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How to plot a figure like the attached?

I would like to plot a figure like the attached using latex environment. I know it can be achieved using other software, such as CAD, but the figure created by LaTex looks more beautiful. Anyone can ...
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Label a triangle

How would I produce a triangle (with each side a different length) with labeled edges and angles? I'be managed to produce a triangle using pstricks, the code it \begin{pspicture}(0,-1.34)(6.8,1.34) ...
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shift draw to the left

I need to shift the draw a little bit to the left \begin{flushleft} \begin{tikzpicture}[inner sep=7pt,node distance=.8cm,every text node part/.style={align=center}] \tikzstyle{block} = [rectangle, ...
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Drawing a 3D cylinder, and a circle shape on the x---y plane

I'm trying to draw a cylinder on the three dimensional space, and I also want its projection on the x--y plane. I found the first answer here to be very useful. I just copy-paste it to my document, ...
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Drawing a series of graphs receding into the page; TikZ

I want to draw a panel of graphs of citation networks receding into the page, as the below sketch demonstrates. In the below sketch, each blue rectangle represents a citation network at a different ...
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Nice title highlighted

I would like to construct a title highlighted by two horizontal lines look like the picture below: To add it to the front of document I have the following segement of code, for example ...
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Text halfway a line using coordinates in an axis environment

I want to denote text halfway a line in an axis environment. Here's a minimum working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{currfile} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Draw incline in 3D with TikZ

I need to draw an incline in 3D (triangle in 3D), I have tried to modify this example but it ends up looking wrong. Can anyone suggest how to get started with this or provide an example that's closer ...
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fixing a diagram in Homework Problem Sheet

could someone make this homework problem looks good-looking here is my code \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[pass]{geometry}% just to show the page margins \usepackage{tikz} ...
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figure 2 for Crossed Ladders Problem

I'd like to draw triangle like the following: but using the following code which produces: The code must represent the structure of the triangle, like that: ...
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Drawing Crossed Ladders Problem

i would like to add this figure in math.stack and for my document by make it in latex How to make it looks in good-looking with different style \documentclass[tikz,border=2pt,png]{standalone} ...
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figure 1 for Crossed Ladders Problem

i would like creat report for the solution of that problem http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/1124801/crossed-ladders-problem so i need to create some figurs with latex to make solution more ...
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Drawing a ring of cliques in tikz-graphs

I'm about to draw a ring of cliques graph, with a custom number of nodes in the cliques and a custom number of cliques. My first solution is to use tikz-graphs to draw the cliques, but the problem ...
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How to draw Timed Hybrid Petri Nets with tex?

Reading David, René, and Hassane Alla. Discrete, continuous, and hybrid Petri nets. Springer, 2010. I wonder how can one drow such thing in TeX: This is not a retirical question - a technological ...
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Draw mechanical springs in TikZ

Currently I am using the following path style to draw springs in TikZ \tikzstyle{spring}=[thick,decorate,decoration={zigzag,pre length=0.1cm,post length=0.1cm,segment length=6}] for example ...