Pictorial schematic diagrams, or graphic circuit diagrams are essentially the exact same thing with the exact same function, however they use pictures of components inside the circuit instead of symbols. Again, here is the exact exact circuit (almost except a control transformer was included and they're utilizing conductors L1 and L3 instead of L1 and L2.
Right, much less clutter? I've got enough info in every one of these diagrams to know just what this circuit will do and where to search for problems. Hope this helps. ( Note: don't confuse lecture or circuit diagrams with wiring diagrams; wiring diagrams will often show pictures of elements like the pictorial, and also the way the entire or part of a circuit will be wired. The difference is that wiring diagrams typically place an emphasis on real physical place of necessary components relative to each individual that essentially tell a layman exactly what to do concerning the wiring)
Consider it this way; a circuit structure is any kind of diagram which demonstrates how a circuit functions where the main objective is that the proper wiring of components and their connection to each other instead of physical place relative to one another or intending prototypes. Nevertheless, in some applications Assessing diagrams can be challenging so consider this as general advice. I have found this is particularly true when dealing with more complicated circuits and electronic equipment. I'm going to use a more straightforward but average industrial circuit since these circuit set ups are exactly the same, but nevertheless where it is possible to see how each kind of diagram indicates the operation of the circuit in their own ways.
A schematic diagram refers to a specific kind of circuit structure that uses standard electrical/electronic symbols instead of images to show the way the circuit (or a part of it) works. Below is a normal 3-wire motor controller circuit employing a normal short stop stop - start pushbutton channel employing a schematic diagram. (Momentary this means that the button/switch you activate will go back to its default location once you let go of it, usually by a spring that forces the button/switch to get this done.)
Here is another schematic diagram demonstrating exactly the identical circuit, connections and components and it looks different but they fall into the identical category.
Here is a technical variant of a diagram known as a ladder diagram. The principal goal of this diagram will be to show the logic (speaking to electric control) of a circuit board. This diagram is the one that I mainly encounter in my own line of work, and it's very effective for troubleshooting problems or learning the way the circuit functions. Some circuits are so enormous that most kinds of schematic diagrams need to be recorded in increments from book form (usually with coded numbers so that information can be easier located ). Again, here's the same exact circuit since the first two weeks, however, considering it in ladder form.