We love SpaceX Kyle (really, Kyle, we do) but Kyle went insane and drew
the Piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID, See [1]) in Excel using...
MS Paint? Anyway, it's clearly not the right tool for this, especially
since we really need to be modifying it all the time.

There is specific CAD available for P&IDs, but it's all expensive or
Windows based. We'd like something cross platform that's free that
everyone can use.

Inkscape is not the right choice here, but it's close enough. Can
someone, hopefully someone new-ish to the the group, translate the P&ID
over from Excel to Inkscape?

Here's the Excel version:


Steps would be something like:

1. Re-create and group together each little symbol on the diagram. the
yellow call out circles are the BOM reference, we still need those but
you can group them with the symbol.

2. Recreate the diagram as it is right now.

Just reply to this if you want to take this on! Hopefully it's not more
than 3 ish hours of work, and bonus points if it gets done this week.



[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piping_and_instrumentation_diagram
Andrew Greenberg

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Portland State University
a...@ece.pdx.edu  C: 503.708.7711

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