Following is a variant of a design diagram known as a ladder design. The main aim of this diagram is to show the logic (referring to electrical control) of a circuit. This really is the one that I mainly come across in my line of work, and it's extremely effective for troubleshooting problems or learning the way the circuit functions. Some frequencies are so huge that most types of schematic diagrams need to be recorded in increments in book form (normally with coded numbers so that information can be easier located ). Again, here's the exact identical precise circuit as the first two weeks, but considering it in ladder form.
Here is another schematic diagram showing the identical circuit, connections and components and it seems different but they both fall into the identical category.
Consider it in this way; a circuit structure is any type of diagram that demonstrates how a circuit functions where the primary objective is that the proper wiring of elements and their relationship to each other rather than physical location relative to one another or planning prototypes. Nevertheless, in some applications classifying diagrams can be hard so accept this as general information. I've discovered this is particularly true when dealing with much more complicated circuits and electronics. I'm likely to work with a simpler but average industrial circuit since these circuit setups are exactly the same, but yet where you can observe how each type of diagram indicates the operation of the circuit in their own manners.
A schematic diagram refers to a specific kind of circuit design that uses standard electrical/electronic symbols rather than images to demonstrate how a circuit (or a portion of it) functions. Below is a standard 3-wire motor control circuit using a normal momentary stop - start pushbutton channel employing a schematic diagram. (Momentary here means the button/switch you trigger will return to its default place once you physically let go of this, usually by a spring which forces the button/switch to get this done.)
Less clutter, right? I've got enough information in each one these diagrams to know precisely what this circuit does and where to start looking for problems. Hope that this helps. ( Note: do not confuse lecture or circuit diagrams with wiring diagrams; wiring diagrams will usually show pictures of components such as the pictorial, and how the whole or portion of a circuit has been wired. The distinction is that wiring diagrams generally place an emphasis on real physical location of necessary components relative to each other that basically tell a layman exactly what to do concerning the wiring)
Pictorial schematic diagrams, or pictorial circuit diagrams are basically the identical thing with the identical function, but they use images of elements within the circuit rather than symbols. Again, here is the exact identical exact circuit (virtually except a controller was inserted and they are using conductors L1 and L3 rather than L1 and L2.