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Electrical Drawing Software and Electrical Symbols

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 software will assist you in drawing your electrical diagrams using standard electrical symbols, it minimize efforts and makes it very easy for beginners. Electrical symbols and smart connectors help present your:

  • Electronic Circuits
  • Automotive Wiring
  • Electrical Schematics
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Cabling Layout Diagrams
  • Electrical Layouts
  • Circuits and Logic Schematics
  • Logic Gate Diagrams
  • Blue Prints
  • Digital Circuits
  • Parallel Circuits

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a powerful software for creating professional looking electrical circuits quick and easy. For this purpose you can use the Electrical Engineering solution from the "Engineering" area of ConceptDraw Solution Park, it include thousands of electrical symbols.

Electrical Drawing Software

Pic. 1. Electrical Drawing Software

Electrical Engineering Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM provides the stencils libraries of ready-to-use predesigned vector symbols, templates and samples that make your electrical drawing quick, easy and effective.

26 libraries, 926 electrical shematic symbols of the Electrical Engineering Solution of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM make your electrical diagramming simple, efficient, and effective:

  • Analog and Digital Logic library contains 40 element symbols of logic (threshold) gates, bistable current switches, current controllers, regulators, electrical generators, and amplifiers. Use it for drawing the digital and analog functions in electronic circuit diagrams and electrical schematics.
  • Composite Assemblies library contains 44 element symbols of transmitters (electronic amplifiers, repeaters), static devices (rectifiers), phase shift circuits, gyroscopes, and gyrators. Use it to design the electronic circuit diagrams and electrical schematics.
  • Delay Elements library contains 12 symbols of delay elements for drawing electrical schematics and electronic circuit diagrams.
  • Electrical Circuits library contains 49 element of professional electrical 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.
  • Electron Tubes library contains 36 element of electrical symbols of electron tubes. Use it for drawing electrical schematics and electronic circuit diagrams.
  • IGFET library contains 18 electrical symbols of IGFET (insulated-gate field-effect transistor) elements for drawing electronic circuit diagrams.
  • Inductors library contains 41 elctrical symbols of inductor elements for drawing electronic circuit diagrams.
  • Integrated Circuit library contains 43 components for integrated circuit design, including transducers, rotary devices, converters, registers, analog switches, counters, registers, decoders, and multiplex transmitters.
  • Lamps, Acoustics, Readouts library ontains 35 element symbols of lamps, acoustic components, electrical measuring instruments for drawing electrical schematics and electronic circuit diagrams.
  • Logic Gate Diagram library contains 17 element symbols for drawing the logic gate diagrams.
  • Maintenance library contains 14 symbols for maintaining electrical and electronic systems, including test, feedback and reference signals; pulses; relay contacts and coils; composite and amplifier circuits.
  • MOSFET library contains 18 symbols of MOSFET (metal–oxide–semiconductor field-effect transistor) elements for drawing electronic circuits diagrams.
  • Power Sources library contains 9 element symbols of power sources, power supplies and batteries for drawing the electrical schematics and electronic circuit diagrams.
  • Qualifying library contains 56 qualifying symbols. Use these shapes to annotate or specify characteristics of objects in electrical drawings, electronic schematics, circuit diagrams, electromechanical drawings, and wiring diagrams, cabling layout diagrams.
  • Resistors library contains 14 element symbols of resistors for drawing electronic schematics, circuit diagrams and electrical drawings.
  • Rotating Equipment library contains 55 symbols of rotating equipment: converters, generators, motors, rotating machines, and their parts and labels. Use to design systems containing rotating electrical equipment (i.e., motors), armatures, brushes and related mechanical devices (brakes, gearing, clutches, interlocks).
  • Semiconductor Diodes library contains 24 symbols of semiconductor diodes for drawing electronic schematics and circuit diagrams.
  • Semiconductors library contains 22 symbols of rectifiers, diodes, charge transfer and electronic conduction devices, switches, cathodes, transistors, thyristors, and transceivers for semiconductor (SIS) design.
  • Stations library contains 110 symbols of communications equipment, generating, transmitting and receiving stations; substations; satellites; power plants for power generation and distribution and radio relay systems.
  • Switches and Relays library contains 58 symbols of electrical contacts, switches, relays, circuit breakers, selectors, connectors, disconnect devices, switching circuits, current regulators, and thermostats for electrical devices.
  • Terminals and Connectors library 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.
  • Thermo library contains 14 symbols of thermoelectric elements for drawing electrical layouts, electronic schematics, and circuit diagrams.
  • Transformers and Windings library contains 29 element symbols of transformers, windings, couplers, metering devices, transductors, magnetic cores, chokes, and a variometer. Use it to design the electromechanical device schematics and electronic circuit diagrams.
  • Transistors library contains 30 symbols of transistors drawing electronic schematics and circuit diagrams.
  • Transmission Paths library contains 43 symbols of power transmission paths, electronic circuits, bus connectors and elbows, terminals, junctions, and concentrators. Use it to annotate electrical diagrams, electronic schematics and circuit diagrams.
  • VHF UHF SHF library contains 52 symbols for VHF, UHF, and SHF circuit design, including capacitance measurers, nonreciprocal devices, modulators, phase shifters, field polarization devices, and filters.

You can simply and quickly drop the ready-to-use electrical symbols from libraries into your document to create the Electrical Diagram.

Electrical Engineering libraries, electrical symbols

Pic. 2. Electrical Engineering libraries

This example was created using ConceptDraw DIAGRAM with the "Electrical Engineering" Solution from ConceptDraw Solution Park.

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Pic. 3. Circuit Diagram - Lamp - Electrical Symbols

The following features make ConceptDraw DIAGRAM the best Electrical Engineering Software:

  1. You don't need to be an artist to draw professional looking diagrams in a few minutes.
  2. Large quantity of ready-to-use vector electrical symbols makes your drawing diagrams quick and easy.
  3. Great number of predesigned templates and samples give you the good start for your own diagrams.
  4. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM provides you the possibility to use the grid, rules and guides. You can easily rotate, group, align, arrange the objects, use different fonts and colors to make your diagram exceptionally looking.
  5. All ConceptDraw DIAGRAM documents are vector graphic files and are available for reviewing, modifying, and converting to a variety of formats: image, HTML, PDF file, MS PowerPoint Presentation, Adobe Flash, MS Visio.
  6. Using ConceptDraw STORE you can navigate through ConceptDraw Solution Park, managing downloads and updates. You can access libraries, templates and samples directly from the ConceptDraw STORE.
  7. If you have any questions, our free of charge support is always ready to come to your aid.


Chemistry Equation Symbols →

If you are related with chemistry in you work or education activity, you need often draw various illustrations with chemistry equations. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software offers you the Chemistry solution from the Science and Education area. Chemistry solution provides the Chemical Drawings Library with large quantity of vector chemistry equation symbols to help you create professional looking chemistry diagrams quick and easy.Chemistry Equation Symbols *
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Mechanical Drawing Symbols →

To maintain big and complex mechanical systems, you need an appropriate education and tools. It’s needless to say that mechanical drawing is important part of any industrial project. There are a lot of standard symbols depicting valves, pumps, motors, etc. This drawing illustrates the content of the Fluid Power Equipment library provided by the ConceptDraw Mechanical Engineering solution. The solution is composed from the 8 libraries, containing about 500 elements related to mechanical engineering visualization. it will be helpful for drawing various schemes, charts and blueprints of pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment or other drawing related mechanical engineering. All drawings can be freely resized without loss of quality due to the vector graphics components of its facilities.Mechanical Drawing Symbols
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CCTV Network Example →

The following examples cctv network were created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the Audio, Video, Media Solution. Using this easily customizable cctv network template you can represent any existing cctv network.CCTV Network Example *
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Flow chart Example. Warehouse Flowchart →

If you want to find a way to understand complex things in minutes, you should try to visualize data. One of the most useful tool for this is creating a flowchart, which is a diagram representing stages of some process in sequential order. There are so many possible uses of flowcharts and you can find tons of flow charts examples and predesigned templates on the Internet. Warehouse flowchart is often used for describing workflow and business process mapping. Using your imagination, you can simplify your job or daily routine with flowcharts. Warehouse flowcharts are used to document product and information flow between sources of supply and consumers. The flowchart provides the staged guidance on how to manage each aspect of warehousing and describes such aspects as receiving of supplies; control of quality; shipment and storage and corresponding document flow. Warehouse flowchart, being actual is a good source of information. It indicates the stepwise way to complete the warehouse and inventory management process flow. Also it can be very useful for an inventory and audit procedures.Warehouse Flowchart
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SysML →

Systems Modeling Language (SysML) is a general-purpose modeling language for systems engineering applications. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software was extended with SysML Solution from the Software Development Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park specially to help systems engineers design various model systems with SysML.SysML *
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Electrical Engineering →

Electrical engineering is a field of engineering that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Electrical Engineering Solution from the Industrial Engineering Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is the best Electrical Engineering software. You have an excellent possibility to make sure this right now.Electrical Engineering *
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Interior Design. Machines and Equipment — Design Elements →

Any factory needs a clear scheme of all the equipment used in the manufacture processes. So, if you want to place all your machines and equipment on one diagram, you need a good diagramming tool for that. For instance, you can find all the design elements you might need, such as lathes, milling machines or saws on ConceptDraw DIAGRAM Solution Park in Plant Layout Plans solution in appropriate libraries. This drawing represents the Machines and Equipment library delivered by ConceptDraw Plant Layout Plans solution. This vector library is supplied along with other libraries related to industrial architecture planning and interior design. Just planning the proper facilities in a proper right place, allows to manufacture a product in the most effective and economic way. Objects containing in these libraries will be helpful for architects and engineers dealing with industrial buildings design. They are intended to use for designing layouts of plants, warehouses, manufacturing workshop etc.Machines and Equipment — Design Elements
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Metropolitan area networks (MAN). Computer and Network Examples →

A list of parameters on which networks differ is very long. A large network with a range up to 50 kilometers is called metropolitan area network (MAN), and this type of network can include several local area networks. Metropolitan networks in their turn connect into global area networks. Here you will see a Metropolitan Area Network (MAN). This is an extensive network which occupies a large territory including a few buildings or even the whole city. The space of the MAN is bigger than LAN, but lower than WAN. MAN comprise a lot of communication equipment and delivers the Internet connection to the LANs in the city area. Computer and Networks solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM provides a set of libraries with ready-to-use vector objects to design various kinds of computer networks.Metropolitan area networks (MAN). Computer and Network Examples
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Value Stream Mapping Symbols →

VSM symbols are the best for a production process designing. The entire Value Stream Mapping method uses a graphical representation of the manufacturing process, factors' pros and cons, that all stakeholders can easily understand. Value Stream Mapping is a graphical technique that provides possibilities to improve analysis of a manufacturing process, at the stage of the transferring information or materials that required to deliver a product or service to the customer.Value Stream Mapping Symbols *
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