Activity Diagram for ATM System (UML)

Activity diagram for ATM system (UML)

The Unified Modeling Language offers activity diagrams as a way to model precise, step-by-step processes. The activity diagram below represents the flow of an ATM system.

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Activity Diagram Example: ATM System

This template models the flow of an ATM transaction, from inserting your card to receiving the requested cash. Many professors use this process as an example of activity diagrams, so click through to examine it further. With one click you can open the diagram, share it with others, or make it your own. Standard UML symbols are free with our app, and publishing to web or desktop is simple. You can even work in real-time with co-workers or fellow students!


ATM System Activity Diagram

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Activity Diagram for ATM System (UML)

Activity Diagram Examples in Lucidchart

The purpose of an activity diagram is to capture the dynamic actions in a system. This diagram type can visualize not only the nature of a system, but the business operations that are critical to the organization. Lucidchart offers an extensive UML shape library and even allows interactivity within docs. Try the templates below for inspiration!

Activity diagram examples

Shopping activity diagram example

Click here for an activity diagram that shows an alternative shopping flow. For a seamless selling process, it's important to model the steps that customers, store agents, and company systems must complete.

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Airport check-in activity diagram example

Check out this simple example of an airport check-in activity diagram. It represents steps like verifying a reservation to printing a boarding pass. You can even turn this example into an editable template.

Activity diagram examples

Ticket-selling activity diagram example

This example visualizes a ticket-selling process with swimlanes and activity diagram symbols. Learn how the buyer, event organizer, and ticket seller work in-sync to make their event a success.


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