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Read an electric schematic by examining the accompanying key or chart that explains what each of the components drawn on the diagram represent. A schematic is drawn with symbols that show how the electric circuit is arra... More »

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Electrical schematic diagrams are available from a variety of online and software sources, including AutoCAD software, and many additional online sources offer tips for users to understand and design their own schematics... More »

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There are three types of lighting schematic diagrams: single-line, analytical and operational. To draw a single-line schematic, include only the important elements of the lighting circuit. In an analytical schematic, sho... More »

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