Questions tagged [technical-drawing]

about engineering drawings with units,dimensions of each component also known as drafting. Technical drawings are drawn by draftsmen using Computer aided software like AUTOCAD etc..

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TiKZ drawing / structure like the following one

I need to create the following structure in TiKZ, but I don't know what would be the best approach. Any help/recommendation?
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Why does a perfectly-identical repetition of a drawing command given within an earlier loop 𝘯𝘰𝘵 produce exactly the same line?

Question. Why does the following code produce a line from vertex 0 to vertex 1 which does not perfectly coincide with the analogous line drawn earlier (by way of the foreach-loop)? \begin{...
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How to draw more complicated geometric diagrams [closed]

I would like to make diagrams which are a bit more populated than just a circle or a rectangle, and can contain a reasonable amount of information, like this one below: But I'm quite inexperienced ...
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How can I draw this spiral (with vertical sides) in tikz?

How can I draw this spiral (with vertical sides) in tikz? The only way I would know how, would be to copy and paste code to draw semicircles of different radius, followed by connecting the ...
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Add details to TikZ, woodworking diagram

I am trying to recreate this hand drawn diagram of a wooden stand: Here is the .tex: (it is a bit longer than a MWE). \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[paper=a2paper,margin=1cm,landscape]{...
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Drawing curves with LaTeX

Using LaTeX how can I draw a generic smooth closed curve (in 2D) and one other generic smooth curve joining two points on the first curve? I also need to write labels for the curves and each of the ...
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Spherical shell using tikz

How can I draw a spherical shell of a certain thickness using tikz? I have found this question where somebody was asking about drawing one sphere inside another, which is surely related to this one. ...
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Make a Tikz figure (a hypersurface figure made by Inkscape)

I am interested in drawing this figure through tikz: I made this figure myself though Inkscape. What is the best strategy to make this figure through tikz? Ans: The best way, for us, seems to be ...
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Complicated curves intertwined in the link figures (II)

This is a more advanced question following an earlier one. I am struggled to draw these types of figures: There is a package called the knot library. So I am going to try the knot library out. But ...
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Complicated curves intertwined in the link figures (I): Unsolved Christmas tree decoration [on hold]

I am struggled to draw these types of figures: I guessed there is a package called the knot library (just learned this thing exist 2 mins ago): So I am going to try the knot library out. But in case ...
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tikz — Snake like curves between straight lines

How do we draw a figure like this in tikz? I am able to draw the straight lines, but these curves are too challenging -- how to draw them nice? The minimal template is: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[-&...
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Draw an array of lines and vectors in tikz

How do we draw a figure like this in tikz? I am able to draw the x-y frame via: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[->] (0,0,0)--(1,0,0) node[right]{$x$}; \draw[->] (0,0,0)--(0,1,0) node[above]{$y$}; \...
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draw a technical instrument geophone

Could you help to draw the geophone? \documentclass[border=5mm,tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.pathmorphing,patterns} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \pgfmathsetmacro{\...
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Drawing a sub cubic grid inside a cubic grid (with different gray scales)

This is a related but very simple follow-up to a previous question, inspired by the comment of @marmot "Or do you want to use different grays for different planes?" Here is what I have This is a 8 x ...
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How to draw a much more dense grid or lattice?

My inquiries: 1) How to draw a much more dense grid in 2-dim? 2) How to draw a much more dense grid in 3-dim? Let us say it is still 4 x 4 in 2d or 4 x 4 x 4 in 3D in size, but I want to have ...
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surface of revolution in Tikz 3D

I'm trying to make a nice picture from a simple surface of revolution. Here my text: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{ifthen} \usepackage{tikz, tkz-euclide} \usepackage{tikz-3dplot} \...
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Network Communication Diagram Help

I tried using msc package but it suffers from many issues. This is why I decided to draw it like the following. My code: %!TEX TS-program = pdflatex \documentclass[border=1mm,tikz]{standalone} ...
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Drawing similar picture with tikz

Is it possible to make something like this in tikz? How to? :) f(t) can be literally any curve, this arrow pointing it is just a comment, not a part of a drawing
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Drawing a diffractometer diagram

Im trying to recreate this diagram onto Latex but its sort of beyond my abilities to do so. How can I recreate this?
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Drawing different medium sketch

I would like to draw the figure attached using TikZ-PGF package in LaTeX, do you have any advice or suggestion where I should start?
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How can I draw an empty set? Please see the content

I am a new latex user. How can i use package {venndiagram} to draw a picture below? (No shading). Thanks!
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How to draw an arc for a bullet

My apologies in advance if you feel that this question is more about drawing instead of being technical. The following diagram is what I want to replicate in Latex: I believe I have done most of the ...
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How to add a vertex vertically in this template (or with tkz-graph )

Please help me draw a graph like this(see hand-drawing pic) in Latex ? I have found a template which has clean Latex in it. I am trying to add some vertices vertically without any success, Here is ...
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Slightly complicated free body diagram

I would like to use TikZ to draw the following drawing: I am brand new to TikZ. My first attempt is \begin{tikzpicture}[>=Latex] \draw[thick] (0,0) rectangle (10mm,10mm); \node at (0.5,0.5) {\$...
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How can i represent the following spring mass system

How can i represent the following spring mass system? [
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draw a major arc and fill it with a gray color

I am trying to draw the major sector below: I have made some progress with the following code, but not quite what I want as I am having trouble filling the last bit of the sector. \documentclass[]{...
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how to draw the angle bisector of a triangle

\documentclass{book} \usepackage{tikz,amsmath,amssymb,tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \usepackage{color} \usetikzlibrary{positioning}% To get more advances positioning options \usetikzlibrary{...
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What GUI for Drawing in LateX Can Do this Drawing?

There are some threads about GUI of TikZ. I have installed several GUI but I cannot find the functionality to do this simple drawing. Which GUI can help me do this? I am using Lyx.
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How to draw the following diagram using tikz?

I am trying to draw the following cyclic birth and death chain using tikz: The key elements I require are: Labels inside the circles Arrowheads in middle of arrows Ellipses at bottom of diagram ...
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How to draw a diagram of PCR cycle?

I want to draw a diagram as the image below, but it is difficult for me to start. The height of vertical line represent the temperature, and the slop of slash is fix. Number above the vertical line ...
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Is it possible to convert a DWG file to LaTeX?

I think this was never asked, or at least from what I saw questions have been asked more than 15 years ago and has become obsolete (I found this recent link but it did not work for me). I want to tell ...
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Help with clip function in TikZ

I would like to extend the gray area to x=4.5 with the semi-circles not colored. The problem is how to clip the correct arcs. I tried to use a "for all" command and define multiple arcs but wont work. ...
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Custom drawing in the middle of the line

I am making a diagram on TikZ. It requires to have a custom drawing in the middle of the connecting lines, that also must be annotated late. In the middle of the line I need to have a circle from one ...
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TikZ: How to add an arrow tip to an arc drawn with the pic syntax?

This question continues my another. My code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{stanli} \usetikzlibrary{ angles, quotes } \begin{document} \...
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Tikz pump symbol

is there a symbol for pumps like the attached one? Thank you!
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Issue: radar graph out of page

I tried to create 3 radar graph in one rows but my graph is out of the page. I guess it is because of ylim set. But I did not find any ways to set a limit on the y-axis. I took this sample code from ...
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Arrange 6 pdf pages on one side

I have 5 different pdf files/pages, of which two are in A3-format (landscape) and the remaining 4 are in A4-format (portrait). Now I want to arrange them on one A1-page in the following order: ...
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How can one align input tex-files (written with TikZ) by a defined point?

My code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{stanli} \usetikzlibrary{angles, quotes } \newcommand*\coordinateSystem{\draw [<->] (...
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Technical drawing in LaTeX

I am aware of some questions regarding technical drawings in LaTeX, e.g., Technical Drawing Using LaTeX, Dimensioning of a technical drawing in TikZ, Technical Drawing Fill that address only parts, ...
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How can one move the arc in the every pic quotes construction in TikZ?

My code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{stanli} \usetikzlibrary{angles, quotes} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} %the points \point{begin}{0}{0}; \point{end}{5}{0}; %the ...
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How to draw over an picture in TikZ?

My code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{stanli} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} %the points \point{above}{0}{5}; \point{above_middle}{0}{4}; \point{below_middle}{0}{1}; ...
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How can draw oblique arrows in steps (Beamer) like on picture? [duplicate]

How can draw oblique arrows in steps (Beamer) like on picture?
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Creating interactive scheme in LaTex

We want to create a scheme and it should be: horizontal multi-level easily editable it must be the connecting line (but no cross-links) grouping of nodes (the block may contain more than 10 lines ) ...
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How can one accent with TikZ the space between curved lines?

This question continues my another. I solved this task (lines 31 to 42) with braces from the decorations.pathreplacing library of TikZ. My code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{stanli} \...
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Can I represent the beam deflection curve with the stanli package?

With the stanli package one can easy and fast draw beam schemes. But I missing a possibility to draw a deflection curve of the beam. Maybe I overlooked something in the manual. Anyway, I solved it ...
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Draw field lines through a circle

I need to drawn field's line through a spherical superconductor and normal conductor, like this image: but i never drew in Latex befor and i don't know how i can do that. Someone can help me?
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LPF (Low Pass Filter) block

I am trying to generate a LPF block with TikZ. I have found out the option of drawing a LPF with CircuiTikZ: \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,...
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Tunable block (arrow through it)

How can I draw a tunable block in TikZ (one that displays an arrow through it)?