Right, less clutter? I have enough info in all these diagrams to know just what this circuit does and also where to start looking 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 like the pictorial, and also the way the whole or portion of a circuit will be wired. The difference is that wiring diagrams usually place an emphasis on real physical place of necessary components relative to each individual that basically tell a layman exactly what to do about the wiring. )
Here's another schematic diagram showing precisely the identical circuit, components and connections and it looks different but they both fall into precisely exactly the same category.
A design diagram refers to a specific sort of circuit design which utilizes standard electrical/electronic symbols instead of pictures to demonstrate the way the circuit (or a portion of it) functions. Below is a standard 3-wire motor controller circuit using a normal momentary stop - start pushbutton station working with a schematic diagram. (Momentary here means that the button/switch you activate will return to its default place once you physically let go of it, typically by a spring that compels the button/switch to do this.)
Following is a variant of a diagram. The main intent of this diagram is to show the logic (referring to electrical management ) of a circuit board. This really is the one I mainly encounter in my line of work, and it is extremely effective for troubleshooting issues or learning the way the circuit works. Some frequencies are so enormous that many kinds of schematic diagrams need to be read in increments from book form (generally with coded numbers so info can be easier located ). Again, here is the identical specific circuit since the first two, however considering it in ladder type.
Think of it in this way; a circuit diagram is any type of diagram which illustrates the way the circuit operates where the main purpose is that the appropriate wiring of components and their relationship to each other instead of physical place relative to each other or intending prototypes. Nevertheless, in some applications classifying diagrams can be hard so take this as general information. I have discovered this is especially true when working with much more complex circuits and electronics. I'm likely to work with a simpler but average industrial circuit because these circuit setups are the exact same, but yet where you're able to observe how each type of diagram indicates the role of the circuit in their own manners.
Pictorial design diagrams, or graphic circuit diagrams are essentially the same thing with the exact identical purpose, but they use images of components inside the circuit rather than symbols. Again, here's the same precise circuit (almost except a control transformer was added and they're using conductors L1 and L3 instead of L1 and L2.