Vector Visualization

Mathematica provides state-of-the-art fully automated visualization of vector functions and data—suitable for representing flows, field lines and other vector fields of any complexity.

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Stream Visualization

StreamPlot make a stream plot from a vector field function

ListStreamPlot make a stream plot from vector field data

LineIntegralConvolutionPlot ▪ ListLineIntegralConvolutionPlot

Vector Visualization

VectorPlot plot vectors from a vector field function

ListVectorPlot plot vectors from vector field data

Vector + Scalar Visualization

StreamDensityPlot superimpose plots of vector and scalar field functions

ListStreamDensityPlot superimpose plots of vector and scalar field data

VectorDensityPlot ▪ ListVectorDensityPlot

3D Vector Visualization

VectorPlot3D ▪ ListVectorPlot3D

Options

StreamPoints, VectorPoints number or placement of streamlines, vectors

StreamScale, VectorScale scale and size of streamlines, vectors

ColorFunction, Mesh, MeshFunctions coloring, meshing, contouring, etc. for scalars

StreamStyle ▪ StreamColorFunction ▪ RegionFunction ▪

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