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Design elements - Electrical and telecom

The vector stencils library "Electrical and telecom" contains 83 symbols of electrical and telecommunication equipment for electrical drawings and wiring diagrams of buildings, communication centers, power plants and electrical distribution systems.
"An electrical drawing, is a type of technical drawing that shows information about power, lighting, and communication for an engineering or architectural project." [Electrical drawing. Wikipedia]
Use the design elements library "Electrical and telecom" to design your own electrical drawings, plot plans of the building outside electrical wiring, floor plans with electrical and telecommunication systems layout, power-riser diagrams with panel boards, control wiring diagrams and cabling layout schemes, reflected ceiling plans and lighting panels layouts using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software.
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Electrical and telecom symbols
Electrical and telecom symbols, watchman's station, watchman's central station, wall mounted, telephone box, data junction box, hardware, wall mounted, electrical junction box, hardware, wall light, three, poly phase, thermostat, telephone outlet, telephone key system, surface fluorescent light, stereo speaker outlet, stereo outlet, socket outlet, power outlet, switched socket, socket outlet, power outlet, double socket, socket outlet, power outlet, single phase, signal central station, push button, pull-cord switch, outside antenna, outdoor lightning, bollard, outdoor lightning, motion sensor, modular fluorescent fitting, main control, intake, maid's dignal plug, magnetic door hold, luminaire ceiling mount, light bar, intercom, inside antenna, illuminated emergency sign, emergency sign, horn, hold open unit,  electro magnetic door, ground connection, ground, fire alarm station, fire alarm sounder, fire alarm, fire alarm central station, fire alarm bell, enclosed ceiling luminaire, emergency release button, emergency light, emergency lightning point, electrical switch, switch, multi-switch, electrical switch, switch, electrical service panel, service panel, electric, door opener, electric motors, down lighter, doorbell transformer, doorbell chime, doorbell, dimmer switch, digital satellite system, detector, surface mounted, heat detector, smoke detector, city fire alarm station, fire alarm station, ceiling fan, exhaust fan fixture, card reader, access system, cable television outlet, television outlet, cable TV outlet, TV outlet, buzzer, battery, batten fluorescent, automatic fire alarm device, annunciator,
The vector stencils library "Switches and relays" contains 58 symbols of electrical contacts, switches, relays, circuit breakers, selectors, connectors, disconnect devices, switching circuits, current regulators, and thermostats for electrical devices.
"In electrical engineering, a switch is an electrical component that can break an electrical circuit, interrupting the current or diverting it from one conductor to another.
The most familiar form of switch is a manually operated electromechanical device with one or more sets of electrical contacts, which are connected to external circuits. Each set of contacts can be in one of two states: either "closed" meaning the contacts are touching and electricity can flow between them, or "open", meaning the contacts are separated and the switch is nonconducting. The mechanism actuating the transition between these two states (open or closed) can be either a "toggle" (flip switch for continuous "on" or "off") or "momentary" (push-for "on" or push-for "off") type.
A switch may be directly manipulated by a human as a control signal to a system, such as a computer keyboard button, or to control power flow in a circuit, such as a light switch. Automatically operated switches can be used to control the motions of machines, for example, to indicate that a garage door has reached its full open position or that a machine tool is in a position to accept another workpiece. Switches may be operated by process variables such as pressure, temperature, flow, current, voltage, and force, acting as sensors in a process and used to automatically control a system. ... A switch that is operated by another electrical circuit is called a relay. Large switches may be remotely operated by a motor drive mechanism. Some switches are used to isolate electric power from a system, providing a visible point of isolation that can be padlocked if necessary to prevent accidental operation of a machine during maintenance, or to prevent electric shock." [Switch. Wikipedia]
"A relay is an electrically operated switch. Many relays use an electromagnet to mechanically operate a switch, but other operating principles are also used, such as solid-state relays. Relays are used where it is necessary to control a circuit by a low-power signal (with complete electrical isolation between control and controlled circuits), or where several circuits must be controlled by one signal. The first relays were used in long distance telegraph circuits as amplifiers: they repeated the signal coming in from one circuit and re-transmitted it on another circuit. Relays were used extensively in telephone exchanges and early computers to perform logical operations.
A type of relay that can handle the high power required to directly control an electric motor or other loads is called a contactor. Solid-state relays control power circuits with no moving parts, instead using a semiconductor device to perform switching. Relays with calibrated operating characteristics and sometimes multiple operating coils are used to protect electrical circuits from overload or faults; in modern electric power systems these functions are performed by digital instruments still called "protective relays"." [Relay. Wikipedia]
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Switch and relay symbols
Switch and relay symbols, two way contact, time delay make, open switch, time-delay closing, TDC, time delay make, normally open, time delay break, normally closed, time delay break, closed switch, time-delay opening, TDO, thermostat, temperature switch, temperature sensitive switch, temperature actuated switch, switch disconnector, isolating-switch, stay put, contact without spring return, spring return, make, spring return, break, spring return, shorting selector, make-before-break, shorting, bridging,  contact transfer, selector switch, break-before-make, nonshorting, nonbridging, contact transfer, safety interlock, circuit opening, relay contacts, relay coil, relay, pushbutton, make, circuit closing, mushroom head, push-pull head, pushbutton, break, circuit opening, mushroom head, push-pull head, pushbutton, 2-circuit, circuit opening, break, proximity limit switch, directly actuated, spring returned, normally closed, pressure actuated switch, pilot light, passing make-contact, mercury switch, manual switch, manually operated switch, make contact, liquid level actuated switch, limit switch, directly actuated, spring returned, normally open, limit switch, directly actuated, spring returned, normally closed, limit switch, isolator, inertia switch, gas flow actuated switch, fuse, flow actuated, circuit breaker, change-over contact, break contact, SPST, single-pole, single-throw, switch, SPDT, single-pole, double-throw, switch, DPST, double-pole, single-throw, switch, DPDT, double-pole, double-throw, switch, 4 position, switch, 3 position, three-position, switch, 2 position, switch,
The vector stencils library "Terminals and connectors" contains 43 element symbols of terminals, connectors, plugs, polarized connectors, jacks, coaxial cables, and conductors.
Use it for drawing the wiring diagrams, electrical layouts, electronic schematics, and circuit diagrams.
"An electrical connector is an electro-mechanical device for joining electrical circuits as an interface using a mechanical assembly. Connectors consist of plugs (male-ended) and jacks (female-ended). The connection may be temporary, as for portable equipment, require a tool for assembly and removal, or serve as a permanent electrical joint between two wires or devices. An adapter can be used to effectively bring together dissimilar connectors.
There are hundreds of types of electrical connectors. Connectors may join two lengths of flexible copper wire or cable, or connect a wire or cable or optical interface to an electrical terminal.
In computing, an electrical connector can also be known as a physical interface... Cable glands, known as cable connectors in the US, connect wires to devices mechanically rather than electrically and are distinct from quick-disconnects performing the latter." [Electrical connector. Wikipedia]
"A terminal is the point at which a conductor from an electrical component, device or network comes to an end and provides a point of connection to external circuits. A terminal may simply be the end of a wire or it may be fitted with a connector or fastener. In network analysis, terminal means a point at which connections can be made to a network in theory and does not necessarily refer to any real physical object. In this context, especially in older documents, it is sometimes called a "pole".
The connection may be temporary, as seen in portable equipment, may require a tool for assembly and removal, or may be a permanent electrical joint between two wires or devices.
All electric cell have two terminals. The first is the positive terminal and the second is the negative terminal. The positive terminal looks like a metal cap and the negative terminal looks like a metal disc. The current flows from the positive terminal, and out through the negative terminal, replicative of current flow (positive (+) to negative (-) flow)." [Terminal (electronics). Wikipedia]
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Terminal and connector symbols
Terminal and connector symbols, terminal board, terminal strip, small, D connector, D-type connector, shielded, RCA, plug, shielded, RCA, jack, normalled, jack, circuit, male contact, large, D connector, D-type connector, female contact, coaxial, outside conductor, coaxial plug, coaxial jack, circuit terminal, center conductor coaxial, outside conductor, chassis, cable termination, single line, cable termination, complete, adapter, male-male, adapter, male-female, C header connector, 15 pin, type C, AC out, AC power out, 3-conductor, polarized connector, male, 3-conductor, polarized connector, female, 2-conductor, plug, 2-conductor, nonpolarized connector, male, 2-conductor, nonpolarized connector, female, 2-conductor, jack,
The vector stenvils library "Outlets" contains 57 symbols of electrical outlets for drawing building interior design, electrical floor plans and layouts of AC power plugs and sockets.
"AC power plugs and sockets are devices that allow electrically operated equipment to be connected to the primary alternating current (AC) power supply in a building. Electrical plugs and sockets differ in voltage and current rating, shape, size and type of connectors. The types used in each country are set by national standards, some of which are listed in the IEC technical report TR 60083, Plugs and socket-outlets for domestic and similar general use standardized in member countries of IEC.
Plugs and sockets for portable appliances started becoming available in the 1880s, to replace connections to light sockets with easier to use wall-mounted outlets. A proliferation of types developed to address the issues of convenience and protection from electric shock. Today there are approximately 20 types in common use around the world, and many obsolete socket types are still found in older buildings. Co-ordination of technical standards has allowed some types of plugs to be used over wide regions to facilitate trade in electrical appliances, and for the convenience of travellers and consumers of imported electrical goods. Some multi-standard sockets allow use of several different types of plugs; improvised or unapproved adapters between incompatible sockets and plugs may not provide the full safety and performance of an approved adapter." [AC power plugs and sockets. Wikipedia]
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Electrical outlet symbols
Electrical outlet symbols, weatherproof phone outlet, weatherproof convenience outlet, weatherproof TV outlet, wall phone outlet, wall mounted, data, telephone, outlet, wall mounted, data outlet, vapor discharge lamp outlet, triplex outlet, television outlet, telephone outlet, switch, convenience outlet, split wired, triplex outlet, split wired, duplex outlet, special-purpose outlet, special-purpose connection, provision for connection, single outlet, switch, single outlet, range outlet, radio, convenience outlet, radio outlet, quadruplex outlet, pull switch, phone feed, multi-purpose outlet, multi-outlet assembly, local area network outlet, LAN outlet, lamp holder, pull switch, lamp holder, junction box, heavy duty outlet, convenience outlet, heavy duty outlet, floor special-purpose outlet, floor receptacle, floor phone outlet, floor mounted, outlet, floor TV outlet, fiber outlet, fax outlet, fan outlet, exit light outlet, emergency circuit single outlet, emergency circuit quadruplex outlet, emergency circuit duplex outlet, electrical outlet, duplex special-purpose outlet, duplex ground fault interrupter, duplex convenience outlet, drop outlet, door phone outlet, dedicated duplex outlet, data, voice, power, floor mounted, outlet, computer data outlet, clock hanger outlet, mounted , blanked outlet, TV, phone, outlet, TV feed, 240v outlet,
The vector stencils library "Electrical circuits" contains 49 element symbols of electrical and electronic devices, including ignitors, starters, transmitters, circuit protectors, transducers, radio and audio equipment.
Use it for drawing electronic circuit diagrams and electrical schematics in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Electrical Engineering solution from the Engineering area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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Ground
Ground, ground connection, ground,
Equipotentiality
Equipotentiality, equipotentiality,
Igniter plug
Igniter plug, igniter plug,
Junction
Junction, junction,
Chassis
Chassis, chassis, frame ground connection,
Chassis 2
Chassis 2, chassis, frame ground connection,
Capacitor
Capacitor, fixed capacitor, capacitor,
Variable capacitor
Variable capacitor, variable capacitor, capacitor,
Capacitor 2
Capacitor 2, fixed capacitor, capacitor,
Variable capacitor 2
Variable capacitor 2, variable capacitor, capacitor,
Antenna
Antenna, antenna,
Antenna 2
Antenna 2, loop antenna, antenna,
Circuit breaker
Circuit breaker,
Fuse
Fuse, fuse,
Fuse 2
Fuse 2, fuse,
Alarm fuse
Alarm fuse, alarm fuse, fuse,
Alarm fuse 2
Alarm fuse 2, alarm fuse, fuse,
Circular generic component
Circular generic component, component,
Rectangular generic component
Rectangular generic component, component,
Transducer
Transducer, transducer,
Capacitive transducer
Capacitive transducer, capacitive transducer, transducer,
Non-capacitive transducer
Non-capacitive transducer, non-capacitive transducer, transducer,
Recording pickup head
Recording pickup head, pickup head, recording pickup head,
Reproducing pickup head
Reproducing pickup head, pickup head, reproducing pickup head,
Positive pulse
Positive pulse, pulse,
Negative pulse
Negative pulse,
Alternating pulse
Alternating pulse, pulse,
Saw tooth
Saw tooth, saw tooth, signal,
Positive step function
Positive step function, step function,
Negative step function
Negative step function,
Explosive squib
Explosive squib, explosive squib, electric explosive squib,
Sensing link squib
Sensing link squib, sensing link squib, electric sensing link squib,
Squib ignitor
Squib ignitor, squib ignitor, electric squib ignitor,
Unspecified material
Unspecified material, material,
Solid material
Solid material, solid material, material,
Semiconducting material
Semiconducting material, semiconducting material, material,
Liquid
Liquid, liquid, liquid material,
Insulating material
Insulating material, material, insulating material,
Gas
Gas, gas, gas material,
Electret
Electret, electret, electret material, material,
Surge protector
Surge protector, surge protector,
Multigap surge protector
Multigap surge protector, multigap surge protector, surge protector,
Valve surge protector
Valve surge protector, valve surge protector, surge protector,
Electrolytic surge protector
Electrolytic surge protector, electrolytic surge protector, surge protector,
Carbon block surge protector
Carbon block surge protector, carbon block surge protector, surge protector,
Protective gap surge protector
Protective gap surge protector, protective gap surge protector, protective gap, surge protector,
Sphere gap surge protector
Sphere gap surge protector, sphere gap surge protector, sphere gap, surge protector,
Horn gap surge protector
Horn gap surge protector, horn gap surge protector, horn gap, surge protector,
Circuit breaker
Circuit breaker, circuit breaker,

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This solution extends ConceptDraw PRO v.9.5 (or later) with electrical engineering samples, electrical schematic symbols, electrical diagram symbols, templates and libraries of design elements, to help you design electrical schematics, digital and analog Read more
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The vector stencils library "Switches" contains 25 symbols of electrical and light switches and breakers.
"In electrical engineering, a switch is an electrical component that can break an electrical circuit, interrupting the current or diverting it from one conductor to another.
The most familiar form of switch is a manually operated electromechanical device with one or more sets of electrical contacts, which are connected to external circuits.
A switch may be directly manipulated by a human as a control signal to a system, ... or to control power flow in a circuit, such as a light switch. Automatically operated switches can be used to control the motions of machines, for example, to indicate that a garage door has reached its full open position or that a machine tool is in a position to accept another workpiece. Switches may be operated by process variables such as pressure, temperature, flow, current, voltage, and force, acting as sensors in a process and used to automatically control a system. For example, a thermostat is a temperature-operated switch used to control a heating process. A switch that is operated by another electrical circuit is called a relay." [Switch. Wikipedia]
Use the design elements library "Switches" for drawing light switches layouts, electrical and telecommunication equipment floor plans for building design and construction using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software.
The shapes library "Switches" is included in the Electric and Telecom Plans solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Electrical switch symbols
Electrical switch symbols, weatherproof, circuit breaker, weatherproof switch, weatherproof fused switch, three-way switch, switch, timer, switch, pilot lamp, switch control, single pole, double throw switch, single pole switch, remote control switch, momentary contact switch, low voltage, switch, low voltage, master switch, key operated switch, pilot light, key operated switch, horizontally mounted, switch, glow switch toggle, fused switch, four-way switch, electrolier switch, double pole switch, dimmer switch, circuit breaker, automatic door switch,
The design elements library "Cable TV" contains 64 symbols of CATV network equipment.
"Cable television is a system of distributing television programs to subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables or light pulses through fiber-optic cables. This contrasts with traditional broadcast television (terrestrial television) in which the television signal is transmitted over the air by radio waves and received by a television antenna attached to the television. FM radio programming, high-speed Internet, telephone service, and similar non-television services may also be provided through these cables.
The abbreviation CATV is often used for cable television." [Cable television. Wikipedia]
Use the shapes library "Cable TV" to draw CATV system design floor plans, network topology diagrams, wiring diagrams and cabling layout schemes using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software.
The vector stencils library "Cable TV" is included in the Electric and Telecom Plans solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Cable TV symbols
Cable TV symbols, wavelength multiplexer, wavelength demultiplexer, vault handheld, variable equalizer, tree guy, anchor, tensioned messenger wire, telephone pole, supporting structures, strut, splitter, slack span messenger wire, sidewalk down guy, anchor, sidewalk down guy, secondary hub, rock guy, anchor, riser pole, push brace, pole, proposed CATV pole, primary hub, power supply, power pole, pole-to-pole guy, pedestal, underground routing, output directional tap, optical transmitter, optical splitter, optical splice location, optical node, optical fiber cable, optical connector, optical amplifier, node, manhole, line terminations, joint usage pole, joint use pole, transformer, joint usage pole, joint use pole, power, telephone, headend, signal processing, ground, fixed flat attenuators, fixed equalizer, extension arm, duct line, underground routing, down guy, anchor, down guy, directional tap, direct buried underground routing, coaxial splice, cable AC power combiner, built CATV pole, building guy, anchor, bond, AC, power block,
The vector stencils library "Power sources" contains 9 element symbols of power sources and batteries for drawing the electrical schematics and electronic circuit diagrams.
"A power supply is a device that supplies electric power to an electrical load. The term is most commonly applied to electric power converters that convert one form of electrical energy to another, though it may also refer to devices that convert another form of energy (mechanical, chemical, solar) to electrical energy. A regulated power supply is one that controls the output voltage or current to a specific value; the controlled value is held nearly constant despite variations in either load current or the voltage supplied by the power supply's energy source.
Every power supply must obtain the energy it supplies to its load, as well as any energy it consumes while performing that task, from an energy source. Depending on its design, a power supply may obtain energy from:
(1) Electrical energy transmission systems. Common examples of this include power supplies that convert AC line voltage to DC voltage.
(2) Energy storage devices such as batteries and fuel cells.
(3) Electromechanical systems such as generators and alternators.
(4) Solar power." [Power supply. Wikipedia]
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Power source symbols
Power source symbols, oscillator, alternating-current source, ideal source,  ideal voltage source, ideal source,  ideal current source, battery, DC source, DC voltage source, DC source, DC current source, AC source, AC voltage source, AC source, AC current source,
This cafe electrical floor plan sample shows the outlet and switch layout.
"An electrical drawing, is a type of technical drawing that shows information about power, lighting, and communication for an engineering or architectural project. Any electrical working drawing consists of "lines, symbols, dimensions, and notations to accurately convey an engineering's design to the workers, who install the electrical system on the job".
A complete set of working drawings for the average electrical system in large projects usually consists of:
(1) A plot plan showing the building's location and outside electrical wiring.
(2) Floor plans showing the location of electrical systems on every floor.
(3) Power-riser diagrams showing panel boards.
(4) Control wiring diagrams.
(5) Schedules and other information in combination with construction drawings.
Electrical drafters prepare wiring and layout diagrams used by workers who erect, install, and repair electrical equipment and wiring in communication centers, power plants, electrical distribution systems, and buildings." [Electrical drawing. Wikipedia]
The outlet and switch layout example "Cafe electrical floor plan" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Electric and Telecom Plans solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Outlet and switch layout
Outlet and switch layout, window, casement, wall, triplex outlet, single outlet, switch, room, floor mounted, outlet, duplex convenience outlet, double hung, door,
The vector stencils library "Lighting" contains 55 symbols of lighting devices and equipment, light sources, lamps and light fixtures.
"Lighting or illumination is the deliberate use of light to achieve a practical or aesthetic effect. Lighting includes the use of both artificial light sources like lamps and light fixtures, as well as natural illumination by capturing daylight.
Indoor lighting is usually accomplished using light fixtures, and is a key part of interior design. Lighting can also be an intrinsic component of landscape projects." [Lighting. Wikipedia]
Use the design elements library "Lighting" for drawing lighting design floor plans, circuit schematic and wiring diagrams, cabling layouts, and reflected ceiling plans using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software.
The shapes library "Lighting" is included in the Electric and Telecom Plans solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Lighting symbols
Lighting symbols, weatherproof, landscape light, wall light outlet, wall light, twin lights, pendant mounted, suspended light, surface fluorescent light, spotlight, single head, spotlight, double head, roadway light, cobra head, recessed ceiling light, outdoor lightning, bollard, outdoor lightning, night light, modular fluorescent, luminaire ceiling mount, louvers, lights, track mounted, light, surface mounted, light, stanchion mounted, light, pole mounted, light, directional arrow, light, directional aiming line, light, directional accent, light flood, wall mounted, light flood, pole mounted, light bar, multi-light bar, light bar, integrated light, inground light, floor mounted, illuminated emergency sign, emergency sign, exit sign, wall mounted, exit sign, pendant mounted, enclosed ceiling luminaire, emergency, light, remote mounted, emergency light, recessed, emergency light, emergency lightning point, emergency battery unit, lights, emergency battery unit, down lighter, control keypad, ceiling light, pull cord, ceiling light outlet, ceiling fan, batten fluorescent, Emergency, light, remote mounted,