Right, Less clutter? I have enough information in each of these diagrams to know precisely what this circuit will do and where to start looking for issues. Hope this helps. ( Note: do not confuse circuit or schematic diagrams together with wiring diagrams; wiring diagrams will typically show images of elements like the pictorial, and also how the whole or part of a circuit will be wired. The distinction is that wiring diagrams generally place an emphasis on real physical location of necessary elements relative to each individual that basically tell a layman exactly what to do about the wiring. )
Here's another schematic diagram demonstrating exactly the same circuit, components and connections and it appears different but they both fall into exactly the same category.
Consider it in this way; a circuit diagram is any kind of diagram that illustrates the way the circuit functions where the most important objective is that the proper wiring of elements and their connection to each other instead of physical place relative to one another or planning prototypes. Nonetheless, in some applications Assessing diagrams can be difficult so choose this as overall advice. I have discovered this is particularly true when working with much more complex circuits and electronic equipment. I'm going to work with a more straightforward but average industrial circuit since these circuit set ups are the exact same, but yet where you can observe how each type of diagram indicates the role of the circuit in their own manners.
Pictorial design diagrams, or pictorial circuit diagrams are basically the same thing with the exact identical purpose, but they use pictures of elements within the circuit rather than symbols. Again, here's the same precise circuit (virtually except a control transformer was added and they're using conductors L1 and L3 rather than L1 and L2.
A design diagram refers to a specific sort of circuit structure which uses standard electrical/electronic symbols instead of pictures to show how a circuit (or portion of it) works. Below is a normal 3-wire motor controller circuit utilizing a standard momentary halt - start pushbutton channel working with a schematic diagram. (Momentary here means the button/switch you activate will go back to its default position once you physically let go of it, typically by a spring which forces the button/switch to do this.)
Here's a variant of a diagram. The main goal of this diagram will be to demonstrate the logic (speaking to electrical control) of a circuit. This really is the one that I mainly come across in my line of work, and it is extremely effective for troubleshooting problems or learning how a circuit functions. Some frequencies are so enormous that most types of schematic diagrams have to be recorded in increments in book form (usually with coded numbers so information can be simpler located ). Again, here's the exact exact circuit since the first two, but considering it in ladder type.