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1

Why are symbols used in circuit diagrams?

Because they can be easily and quickly drawn and they can convey a great deal of information.

2

Circuit diagrams are drawings that consist of?

lines
figures
symbols

3

What is a one-line diagram?

A drawing consisting of one line that shows the route of power between two places.
It does not show the actual number of wires or phases.

4

What are the three types of circuit diagrams?

one-line
schematic
wiring

5

What does ASA mean what is the purpose of it?

American Standards Association.
Setting a standard for the meaning of circuit diagram symbols.

6

What is a major use of the one-line diagram?

To detail the actual operations of the circuit.

7

What is a schematic diagram?

A circuit diagram that has more detail than a one-line diagram but is made as simple as possible. It does not show any physical location of the symbols that represent the different parts.

8

Where is schematic diagrams used mostly?

In design work.

9

A wiring diagram shows?

all wires
where they connect
the routing from place to place

10

All wiring diagrams are wired as if the wireman was ________.

facing the equipment