Triangular Graphs Chapter
Applicability: Cranium, Synapse

The Triangular Graphs chapter is found in Graph documents. The chapter enables you to view, create, and edit triangular graphs.

Typical Usage
  • Phase equilibrium diagrams containing three components are easily visualized on triangular graphs. Liquid-liquid equilibrium diagrams are one such phase diagram.
  • Triangular diagrams are very good for displaying properties dependent upon the composition of ternary mixtures. For example, the colors of ternary mixtures of gold, silver and copper can be displayed well on a triangular diagram.
Chapter Sections

The chapter's datapane is divided into six sections:

Triangular Datasets Section: contains a field for specifying the data sets that are displayed on the current graph.
  • Triangular Graph Section: contains one large field for viewing and editing axes, data points curves, shapes and notes that comprise the current triangular graph.
  • General Notes Section: used to store any general notes about the current graph. This field often contains a brief overview of the current graph's contents.
  • Associated Documents Section: used to store links to any documents associated with the current graph.
  • Chapter Commands

    The Triangular Graphs chapter's commands are available from the chapter's Commands menu.

    Common Commands

    The menubar provides numerous other commands for navigation, bookmarking, file operations, units conversion, etc. See the documentation on Common Commands for details.

    Related Documentation
    Descriptive Information Section contains fields for describing the data set's variables, keywords, units and a general reference for the data set.
    Triangular Data Values Section contains one large field for viewing and editing the triangular data that are displayed on triangular graphs. A single data entry consists of an x value, a y value, a z value, a label and a set of segments. (The x, y and z values must total to 100.)
    Triangular Segments Section contains one large field for viewing and editing the triangular data that are displayed on triangular graphs. A single data entry consists of an x value, a y value, a z value, a label and a set of segments. (The x, y and z values must total to 100.)