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TikZ Planes Intersecting Hyperboloid

I would like to draw something like the image below (or as close as possible!). I cannot copy and paste it directly into the presentation I am writing as I need to do quite a few edits. ...
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Using \foreach to manage ticks in axis, Tikz

I want to add minor distance between y ticks. The default distance is 0.5, I need to set for 0.2. It seems easy to set different space for ticks according to pgfplots, in 4.15, page 271. I add the ...
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Graphic of Richardson Number

I was inspired by the graphic Moon Synodic Period, created by Tangent Plane. I insert the code here. I tried to create scale definitions, so I could scale the graph and the text, but I'm not entirely ...
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Missing pst-calculate.sty (pst-optexp)

I copied the code that yields the diagram presented in this answer but all I get is the error message ! LaTeX Error: File `pst-calculate.sty' not found. Type X to quit or to proceed, or enter ...
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Metapost error ! An expression can't begin with `]'

I am trying to reproduce the examples in Metapost showed here but I am having this error: ! An expression can't begin with `]'. 0 ] l.12 vector e[] ...
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Electric field lines of a capacitor

I’m unable to create the electric field lines of a capacitor shown in the uploaded picture. Could anyone give me please a hint? Thanks in advance.
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Using pstricks leads to the same undefined control sequence error

While scrolling through the most popular questions i found this one: Nice scientific pictures show off. I tried compiling some of the scientific illustrations provided. Found that those that included ...
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Gnuplot error without any log

I am trying to recreate this TikZ picture I saw https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/212936 (specifically the last image) However upon compiling I get a message saying that the process exited ith errors ...
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Writing code for image [closed]

Can someone help me to write code for the following figure. I want to insert it in a presentation and am not well versed with graphics?
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Draw picture of electric transformer

I would like to draw an electric transformer close to this image Ideally there would be more spires on one side than the other I had learned to do some tree decision with Tikz, so I can do two ...
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Asymptote - non-zero values for settings.render

For any values greater than zero, I could not produce any figure using asymptote. Can someone help me, what the issue is? I tried the top answer at here. With settings.render=0 it works fine. However ...
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How can I create airfoil images for fluid mechanics presentations in Tikz? [closed]

I need some help on how to create good looking vectorized images of these kinds of themes: (source: caltech.edu) I work a lot with Latex when it comes to typesetting so I have some basic ...
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What format to compile animations created with tikz to (non pdf)?

I was looking at the post over at Nice scientific pictures show off. And people have created some abselutly awesome pictures and animations. That got me wondering, what is the best format to compile ...
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Tracing with xfig to make shapepar command

I'd like to create text/character shaped paragraphs similar to this. I've followed its reference and have been able to make simple shaped paragraphs with it, but I am unable to hand-trace any ...
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Style question: Good spacing in (display-)math [closed]

I was quite disappointed to find no recommendation on spacing in math-mode in the AMS guide, so I wanted to ask if there is some rule of thumb for spacing math like \[ x_n \to 0 \quad (n \to \infty) \...

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