Right, less clutter? I have enough information in each these diagrams to know exactly what this circuit does and also where to start looking for issues. Hope this helps. ( Note: do not confuse lecture or circuit diagrams together with wiring diagrams; wiring diagrams will typically show images of components such as the pictorial, and also the way the whole or part of a circuit has been wired. The difference is that wiring diagrams typically put an emphasis on actual physical place of necessary components relative to each other that basically tell a layman Just What to do about the wiring)
Consider it in this way; a circuit diagram is any sort of diagram that illustrates how a circuit functions where the principal goal is that the proper wiring of components and their connection to each other instead of physical place relative to each other or intending prototypes. Nevertheless, in some applications Assessing diagrams can be challenging so accept this as overall advice. I have found this is especially true when working with much more complicated circuits and electronics. I'm going to work with a more straightforward but average industrial circuit because these circuit setups are exactly the same, but yet where it is possible to see how each sort of diagram shows the operation of the circuit in their own ways.
A design diagram refers to a specific sort of circuit diagram that utilizes standard electrical/electronic symbols instead of pictures to demonstrate how a circuit (or portion of it) works. Below is a typical 3-wire motor controller circuit using a typical momentary stop - start pushbutton station working with a schematic diagram. (Momentary here means the button/switch you trigger will return to its default place once you let go of it, typically by a spring which forces the button/switch to do this.)
Here's another schematic diagram showing exactly the same circuit, components and connections and it looks different but they both fall into precisely exactly the exact identical category.
Pictorial design diagrams, or graphic circuit diagrams are essentially the exact identical thing with exactly the identical purpose, however they use pictures of elements within the circuit instead of symbols. Again, here's the exact identical exact circuit (virtually except a control transformer was included and they're utilizing conductors L1 and L3 instead of L1 and L2.
Here is a variant of a schematic diagram called a ladder structure. The major purpose of this diagram will be to show the logic (speaking to electrical management ) of a circuit board. This really is the one I mainly encounter in my line of work, and it is very successful for troubleshooting issues or learning the way the circuit works. Some frequencies are so huge that most kinds of schematic diagrams need to be read in increments from book form (normally with coded numbers so information can be simpler found). Again, here is the exact same precise circuit since the first two weeks, but looking at it in ladder type.