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How are these drawn ?

  1. May 17, 2013 #1
    I want to draw mechanisms and some dynamics diagrams as shown in the pictures attached but have no idea. I have Visio but there doesn't seem to be a Mechanics toolbar.
    Any help will be appreciated.

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  3. May 17, 2013 #2


    Staff: Mentor

  4. May 18, 2013 #3
    I use Inkscape a lot.

    It's very well suited for mathemical and technical drawing thanks to its "magnet" feature that allows you to connect and align all the shapes perfectly.
    However, it's not physics-oriented, but since it's a vector graphics software, you can get very smooth and clear results.

    You'll just have to draw everything from scratch.
    > Demands more work, but provides more freedom!
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