Discover the following printable activity diagram example available on this page. These examples will give you a brief overview of how the activity diagram is like and how to make it. The first image below is an activity diagram example for a hotel management system. Take a look at the structures of the diagrams!
An activity diagram is used to describe the dynamic aspects of the system. It is essentially an advanced version of a flow chart that modeling the flow from one activity to another activity. Activity diagrams describe how activities are coordinated to provide a service which can be at different levels of abstraction. It is also suitable for modeling how a collection of use cases coordinate to represent business workflows. The activity diagram example below describes the workflow for library management system and online shopping.
Activity diagrams are not only used for visualizing the dynamic nature of a system, but they are also used to construct the executable system by using forward and reverse engineering techniques. It does not show any message flow from one activity to another. An activity diagram is sometimes considered as the flowchart. Although the diagrams look like a flowchart, they are not. It shows different flows such as parallel, branched, concurrent, and single.
You can use activity diagrams to track what causes a particular event. All of the diagrams are printable and you can find more of our educational diagrams in the other posts or categories!