Here is another schematic diagram showing the identical circuit, components and connections and it looks different but they fall into precisely exactly the identical category.
A design diagram refers to a particular kind of circuit diagram which uses standard electrical/electronic symbols rather than images to demonstrate the way the circuit (or a portion of it) works. Below is a typical 3-wire motor controller circuit utilizing a standard short stop halt - start pushbutton station utilizing a schematic diagram. (Momentary here means the button/switch you activate will go back to its default position once you physically let go of this, usually by a spring which forces the button/switch to get this done.)
Consider it this way; a circuit diagram is any sort of diagram which illustrates the way the circuit functions where the primary goal is that the proper wiring of elements and their connection to each other rather than physical location relative to each other or intending prototypes. Nonetheless, in some uses classifying diagrams can be challenging so accept this as overall information. I've found this is particularly true when dealing with more complex circuits and electronic equipment. I'm likely to use a simpler but average industrial circuit since these circuit setups are exactly the same, but where you can observe how each type of diagram indicates the purpose of the circuit in their own manners.
Following is a specialized variant of a diagram called a ladder structure. The principle intention of this diagram is to show the logic (speaking to electrical control) of a circuit board. This diagram is the one I mostly encounter in my line of work, and it is very successful for troubleshooting problems or learning the way the circuit functions. Some frequencies are so huge that most types of schematic diagrams have to be read in increments from book form (normally with coded numbers so that information can be simpler located ). Again, here is the exact identical specific circuit since the first two, however considering it in ladder shape.
Right, Less clutter? I've got enough info in each these diagrams to know exactly what this circuit does and where to search for issues. Hope this helps. ( Note: do not confuse circuit or schematic diagrams with wiring diagrams; wiring diagrams will often show images of components such as the pictorial, and also the way the entire or portion of a circuit is wired. The distinction is that wiring diagrams generally place an emphasis on actual physical place of necessary elements relative to each other that basically tell a layman Just What to do about the wiring)
Pictorial design diagrams, or pictorial circuit diagrams are basically the exact same thing with the exact same function, but they use pictures of components inside the circuit rather than symbols. Again, here is the exact same exact circuit (virtually except a control transformer was added and they're utilizing conductors L1 and L3 instead of L1 and L2.