13 questions linked to/from Draw mechanical springs in TikZ
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### Illustrating Hooke's law with TikZ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Draw mechanical springs in TikZ I'm trying to draw a nice looking spring to demonstrate Hooke's law. Essentially something which would have the following: One spring at the ...
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### How to draw a coil such that you can see if it's right or left handed?

If I draw a coil in tikz I usually do something like this: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.pathmorphing,patterns} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[decoration={...
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### Nicer wavy line with TikZ

My question is inspired by Feynman Diagrams with tikz. The photon line (TikZ snake) in the answer does not look like it usually looks on a Feynman diagram: in the "reference" look, which may be ...
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### tikzpicture of several springs

I'm trying to reproduce in like the following picture: Actually I would like to slightly modifies it as I would like all the spring to be connected to a common wall at the top. I have begin it with ...
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### Appending a line (of fixed length) to a spring drawn with tikz coil

Looking at the nice answer here: Draw mechanical springs in TikZ, I would like to attach a line of fixed length (say 5mm) to the top of the spring (to the platform) and bottom of the spring (to the ...
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### How can I draw this diagram of my function's domain?

How can I do this? I do not know how to do this. Is it possible to do it in LaTeX or should I create a figure with GeoGebra and insert it?
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### PSTricks drawing with variables not exact

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-coil} \psset{dimen = middel} \def\frekvensgenerator[#1,#2](#3,#4){ \psframe(#3,#4)(!#3 #1 add #4 #2 add) \psline(!#3 #4 #...
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### TikZ-Spring Symbol

I would like to insert the symbol of a mechanical spring in a node done with TikZ. This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,calc,...
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### How to save the current color in PGF/TikZ?

In TikZ/PGF, we can obtain the current line width using \pgflinewidth. Unfortunatelly there is no (as far as I know) \pgfstrokecolor, \pgffillcolor, \pgfstrokeopacity and \pgffillopacity. My main ...
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### tikz extending spring with constant number of segments

Is there as simple way to create a pdf animation with tikz of an oscillating mass attached to a spring which extends and compresses as the mass oscillates. The number of "spring elements" should be ...
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### Could anyone help to draw the picture and give me direction to learn how to do it as well please?

I would like not only to know how to do it but also with any help to point out to me some resources in order to be able to draw any Physics figures out there.