Pictorial design diagrams, or graphic circuit diagrams are essentially the exact identical thing with the same function, but they use pictures of elements within the circuit rather than symbols. Again, here's the exact specific circuit (almost except a control transformer was included and they're utilizing conductors L1 and L3 instead of L1 and L2.
Think of it this way; a circuit diagram is any kind of diagram that illustrates the way the circuit operates where the main purpose is the appropriate wiring of elements and their relationship to each other instead of physical place relative to each other or planning prototypes. Nevertheless, in some uses Assessing diagrams can be difficult so consider this as general information. I've discovered this is especially true when working with more complicated circuits and electronics. I'm going to use a more straightforward but average industrial circuit because these circuit setups are exactly the same, but where it is possible to see how each sort of diagram indicates the operation of the circuit in their own ways.
Here's another schematic diagram showing precisely exactly the same circuit, components and connections and it appears different but they both fall into the exact same category.
Here is a version of a design diagram. The major point of this diagram is to show the logic (referring to electric management ) of a circuit board. This really is the one I mostly come across in my own line of work, and it is very effective for troubleshooting problems or learning the way the circuit functions. Some frequencies are so huge that many kinds of schematic diagrams need to be recorded in increments from book form (usually with coded numbers so that info can be easier located ). Again, here is the same precise circuit since the first 2, but considering it in ladder form.
A schematic diagram refers to a specific type of circuit structure which uses standard electrical/electronic symbols rather than images to show how a circuit (or part of it) functions. Below is a normal 3-wire motor controller circuit utilizing a normal short stop halt - start pushbutton station employing a schematic diagram. (Momentary this means the button/switch you activate will go back to its default position once you physically let go of it, usually by a spring which forces the button/switch to get this done.)
Right, much less clutter? I have enough information in all of these diagrams to know precisely what this circuit does and where to look for issues. Hope that this helps. ( Note: don't confuse circuit or schematic diagrams with wiring diagrams; wiring diagrams will usually show pictures of components like the pictorial, and also how the whole or portion of a circuit is wired. The distinction is that wiring diagrams usually put an emphasis on real physical location of necessary elements relative to each other that essentially tell a layman exactly what to do concerning the wiring. )