Here's another schematic diagram demonstrating exactly the identical circuit, connections and components and it appears different but they both fall into exactly the exact identical category.
Consider it this way; a circuit diagram is any sort of diagram that illustrates the way the circuit functions where the principal objective is the proper wiring of components and their relationship to each other instead of physical location relative to each other or intending prototypes. However, in some applications Assessing diagrams can be hard so do this as general information. I've discovered this is especially true when working with much more complex circuits and electronic equipment. I'm going to use a simpler but typical industrial circuit because these circuit set ups are exactly the same, but where you're able to observe how each sort of diagram shows the function of the circuit in their own manners.
A design diagram refers to a specific sort of circuit design that uses standard electrical/electronic symbols instead of images to demonstrate how a circuit (or a portion of it) functions. Below is a normal 3-wire motor control circuit using a normal momentary stop - start pushbutton channel using a schematic diagram. (Momentary this means the button/switch you trigger will return to its default place once you physically let go of this, typically by a spring that compels the button/switch to do this.)
Here's a specialized version of a diagram known as a ladder design. The primary point of this diagram will be to show the logic (speaking to electric management ) of a circuit board. This really is the one I mainly encounter in my line of work, and it is extremely successful for troubleshooting problems or learning the way the circuit works. Some frequencies are so huge that many types of schematic diagrams need to be read in increments in book form (normally with coded numbers so that information can be easier found). Again, here is the exact same precise circuit since the first two weeks, but looking at it in ladder shape.
Pictorial schematic diagrams, or pictorial circuit diagrams are essentially the identical thing with the exact identical function, however they use pictures of elements inside the circuit rather than symbols. Again, here's the same exact circuit (virtually except a control transformer was included and they're using conductors L1 and L3 rather than L1 and L2.
Right, much less mess? I've got enough info in every one these diagrams to know exactly what this circuit does and where to start looking for issues. Hope this helps. ( Note: don't confuse lecture or circuit diagrams with wiring diagrams; wiring diagrams will typically show pictures of elements like the pictorial, and also the way the whole or portion of a circuit has been wired. The difference is that wiring diagrams generally place an emphasis on actual physical place of necessary elements relative to each other that essentially tell a layman Just What to do about the wiring)