Here's another schematic diagram demonstrating precisely exactly the same circuit, components and connections and it appears different but they both fall into exactly the exact same category.
A design diagram refers to a specific sort of circuit design that utilizes standard electrical/electronic symbols instead of images to demonstrate how a circuit (or a portion of it) works. Below is a typical 3-wire motor controller circuit employing a typical momentary halt - start pushbutton station using a schematic diagram. (Momentary here means the button/switch you trigger will go back to its default place once you physically let go of this, typically by a spring which compels the button/switch to get this done.)
Consider it in this way; a circuit diagram is any sort of diagram which illustrates the way the circuit functions where the most important purpose is the proper wiring of components and their connection to each other rather than physical location relative to each other or intending prototypes. Nonetheless, in some applications classifying diagrams can be challenging so accept this as overall advice. I have discovered this is especially true when dealing with more complex circuits and electronic equipment. I'm going to use a simpler but typical industrial circuit since these circuit set ups are the exact same, but nevertheless where it is possible to observe how each sort of diagram indicates the use of the circuit in their own manners.
Pictorial design diagrams, or pictorial circuit diagrams are basically the exact identical thing with exactly the same purpose, however they use images of components within the circuit instead of symbols. Again, here is the exact exact circuit (almost except a control transformer was inserted and they are using conductors L1 and L3 rather than L1 and L2.
Right, much less mess? I have enough information in every one these diagrams to know exactly what this circuit will do and also where to search for issues. Hope that this helps. ( Note: don't confuse circuit or schematic diagrams together with wiring diagrams; wiring diagrams will typically demonstrate images of elements like the pictorial, and also the way the whole or part of a circuit is wired. The difference is that wiring diagrams usually place an emphasis on real physical place of necessary elements relative to each individual that basically tell a layman Just What to do concerning the wiring)
Following is a version of a schematic diagram. The principle goal of this diagram will be to show the logic (referring to electric control) of a circuit board. This really is the one that I mostly encounter in my own line of work, and it's extremely effective for troubleshooting issues or learning the way the circuit works. Some frequencies are so enormous that many types of schematic diagrams have to be recorded in increments from novel form (generally with coded numbers so that information can be easier located ). Again, here's the exact same precise circuit as the first 2, however considering it in ladder form.