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 » Science Physics Electricity

A schematic diagram is a simplified visual representation of the main parts of something, according to the Merriam Webster dictionary. For example, a schematic diagram for a refrigerator shows the parts that make it run,... More » Home & Garden Appliances

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 » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Electrical
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