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Symbols used on electrical control diagrams


Introduction

symbols shown below are generally based on BS 7845:1996 , BS 3939 and BS EN 60617
The diagrams are produced using symbols as building block combining functional symbols with symbols for variability and operation and material.. The number of symbols are very large and BS EN 60617 includes many fields from power generation to solid state electronics.   The symbols below are just a selection related to the fields related to general engineering provided as a general guide.   For details showing proportions and sizes reference to the standards is necessary


Symbols for conductors

Following are typical symbols associated with conductors..

Symbols for conductors

Symbols for Earth

Following are typical symbols associated with Earth..

Earth Symbols

Symbols for Variables

Following are typical symbols associated with Variables applied to conductors and electrical elements..

Symbols for Variables

Symbols for Resistors

Following are typical symbols associated with Electrical Resistors..

Symbols for Resistors

Symbols for Capacitors Inductances

Following are typical symbols associated with Capacitors & Inductances..

Symbols for Capacitors Inductances

Symbols for Operators

Following are typical symbols associated with Operators ..

Symbols Operators

Symbols for Signals /Modifyers

Following are typical symbols associated with Operators ..

Control symbols for signals

Symbols for Contactors /Controls

Following are typical symbols associated with Controlgear ..

Control Gear Symbols


SYMBOLS CONTROLGEAR 2



Links Providing information on Drawing Diagrams and Symbols
  1. Red-Bag-Electrical Design Standard Symbols ... Download containing a large comprehensive set of symbols
  2. Units and Symbols for Electrical and Electronic Engineers - IET ... A very good quality resource. Lots of info.

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