Following is a specialized version of a diagram called a ladder diagram. The major aim of this diagram will be to demonstrate the logic (referring to electric management ) of a circuit. This diagram is the one that I mostly come across in my line of work, and it's extremely successful for troubleshooting problems or learning how a circuit works. Some circuits are so enormous that most kinds of schematic diagrams need to be recorded in increments from book form (normally with coded numbers so that information can be easier found). Again, here's the identical exact circuit since the first 2, but looking at it in ladder shape.
A design diagram refers to a particular sort of circuit structure that utilizes standard electrical/electronic symbols instead of pictures to demonstrate the way the circuit (or part of it) works. Below is a normal 3-wire motor control circuit using a standard short stop stop - start pushbutton channel using a schematic diagram. (Momentary here means the button/switch you trigger will return to its default place once you physically let go of it, typically by a spring which compels the button/switch to do this.)
Here is another schematic diagram demonstrating precisely exactly the same circuit, connections and components and it appears different but they fall into exactly the identical category.
Less clutter? I have enough info in all of these diagrams to know precisely what this circuit will do and where to look for problems. Hope this helps. ( Note: don't confuse lecture or circuit diagrams with wiring diagrams; wiring diagrams will usually show pictures of elements like the pictorial, and also the way the whole or portion of a circuit will be wired. The difference is that wiring diagrams usually put an emphasis on actual physical location of necessary elements relative to each other that basically tell a layman exactly what to do about the wiring)
Consider it in this way; a circuit structure is any kind of diagram which illustrates how a circuit operates where the most important purpose is that the appropriate wiring of components and their connection to each other rather than physical place relative to each other or planning prototypes. However, in some applications Assessing diagrams can be challenging so consider this as overall information. I've found this is particularly true when working with more complicated circuits and electronics. I'm likely to work with a more straightforward but average industrial circuit because these circuit set ups are exactly the same, but nevertheless where it is possible to see how each type of diagram shows the operation of the circuit in their own ways.
Pictorial schematic diagrams, or graphic circuit diagrams are basically the same thing with exactly the same function, but they use pictures of elements within the circuit rather than symbols. Again, here's the same specific circuit (virtually except a controller was included and they are utilizing conductors L1 and L3 rather than L1 and L2.