Pictorial schematic diagrams, or pictorial circuit diagrams are basically the same thing with exactly the same function, but they use images of components within the circuit rather than symbols. Again, here's the exact exact circuit (virtually except a control transformer was added and they're using conductors L1 and L3 rather than L1 and L2.
Think of it in this way; a circuit structure is any type of diagram that illustrates how a circuit operates where the principal objective is the appropriate wiring of components and their connection to each other instead of physical location relative to each other or intending prototypes. However, in some uses Assessing diagrams can be hard so take this as general advice. I've found this is especially true when working with more complicated circuits and electronic equipment. I'm going to use a more straightforward but typical industrial circuit because these circuit set ups are exactly the same, but yet where it is possible to observe how each kind of diagram indicates the use of the circuit in their own ways.
Here's another schematic diagram demonstrating precisely exactly the identical circuit, connections and components and it seems different but they both fall into the same category.
Right, Less mess? I've got enough info in each of these diagrams to know precisely what this circuit does and where to search for problems. Hope this helps. ( Note: don't confuse lecture or circuit diagrams together with wiring diagrams; wiring diagrams will often demonstrate pictures of components such as the pictorial, and also how the entire or portion of a circuit has been wired. The difference is that wiring diagrams usually put an emphasis on actual physical place of necessary components relative to each individual that essentially tell a layman Just What to do concerning the wiring. )
Following is a variant of a diagram called a ladder design. The primary intention of this diagram will be to demonstrate the logic (speaking to electrical control) of a circuit board. This diagram is the one I mainly come across in my own line of work, and it is very successful for troubleshooting issues or learning how a circuit works. Some circuits are so enormous that most types of schematic diagrams need to be read in increments from novel form (generally with coded numbers so information can be easier located ). Again, here's the exact same precise circuit as the first two, however, considering it in ladder type.
A design diagram refers to a specific sort of circuit structure that uses standard electrical/electronic symbols rather than pictures to demonstrate the way the circuit (or a part of it) functions. Below is a standard 3-wire motor control circuit employing a standard momentary halt - start pushbutton station working with a schematic diagram. (Momentary here means the button/switch you activate will return to its default place once you physically let go of it, typically by a spring that forces the button/switch to do this.)