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ERD Symbols and Meanings

Crow's foot notation is used in Barker's Notation, Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM) and information engineering. Crow's foot diagrams represent entities as boxes, and relationships as lines between the boxes. Different shapes at the ends of these lines represent the cardinality of the relationship.
The Chen's ERD notation is still used and is considered to present a more detailed way of representing entities and relationships.
To create an ERD, software engineers mainly turn to dedicated drawing software, which contain the full notation resources for their specific database design - ERD symbols and meanings. CS Odessa has released an all-inclusive Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) solution for their powerful drawing program, ConceptDraw DIAGRAM.
How to Build an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)
How to Build an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)

Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning

Flowchart Symbols and Meaning - Provides a visual representation of basic flowchart symbols and their proposed use in professional workflow diagram, standard process flow diagram and communicating the structure of a well-developed web site, as well as their correlation in developing on-line instructional projects. See flowchart's symbols by specifics of process flow diagram symbols and workflow diagram symbols.
How to Build a Flowchart
How to Build a Flowchart

SDL Flowchart Symbols

Drawing the diagrams we try to find in help the powerful software and now we have the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM. The ability easily create the SDL diagrams is made possible thanks to unique Specification and Description Language (SDL) Solution from the Industrial Engineering Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. This solution extends ConceptDraw DIAGRAM 2 libraries - SDL Connectors and SDL Diagrams that contain 70 predesigned SDL flowchart symbols.

Entity Relationship Diagram Symbols

Creating an entity-relationship (ER) model is to visually represent the structure of a business database, where data equates to entities (or objects) that are linked by defined relationships expressing dependencies and requirements. By nature it is an abstract visualization, the first step in the design process towards creating a logical and functional database.
ERD symbols used for professional ERD drawing are collected in libraries from the Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM.

What Is a Circle Spoke Diagram

What Is a Circle Spoke Diagram? It is a diagram which have a central item surrounded by other items in a circle. The Circle Spoke Diagrams are often used to show the features or components of the central item in marketing and management documents and presentations. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Circle-Spoke Diagrams Solution from the "Diagrams" Area is the best software for creating Circle-Spoke Diagrams.

Process Flow Diagram Symbols

Chemical and Process Engineering solution contains variety predesigned process flow diagram elements relating to instrumentation, containers, piping and distribution necessary for chemical engineering, and can be used to map out chemical processes or easy creating various Chemical and Process Flow Diagrams in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM.

How To use House Electrical Plan Software

House Electrical Plan Software for creating great-looking home floor, electrical plan using professional electrical symbols.
You can use many of built-in templates, electrical symbols and electical schemes examples of our House Electrical Diagram Software.
ConceptDraw is a fast way to draw: Electrical circuit diagrams, Schematics, Electrical Wiring, Circuit schematics, Digital circuits, Wiring in buildings, Electrical equipment, House electrical plans, Home cinema, Satellite television, Cable television, Closed-circuit television.
House Electrical Plan Software works across any platform, meaning you never have to worry about compatibility again. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM allows you to make electrical circuit diagrams on PC or macOS operating systems.
Create an Electrical Diagram
Create an Electrical Diagram

Electrical Symbols, Electrical Diagram Symbols

How to create Electrical Diagram? It’s very easy! All you need is a powerful software. It wasn’t so easy to create Electrical Symbols and Electrical Diagram as it is now with electrical diagram symbols offered by the libraries of Electrical Engineering Solution from the Industrial Engineering Area at the ConceptDraw Solution Park.
This solution provides 26 libraries which contain 926 electrical symbols from electrical engineering: Analog and Digital Logic, Composite Assemblies, Delay Elements, Electrical Circuits, Electron Tubes, IGFET, Inductors, Integrated Circuit, Lamps, Acoustics, Readouts, Logic Gate Diagram, MOSFET, Maintenance, Power Sources, Qualifying, Resistors, Rotating Equipment, Semiconductor Diodes, Semiconductors, Stations, Switches and Relays, Terminals and Connectors, Thermo, Transformers and Windings, Transistors, Transmission Paths,VHF UHF SHF.

Mechanical Drawing Symbols

Mechanical Engineering solution — 8 libraries are available with 602 commonly used mechanical drawing symbols in Mechanical Engineering Solution, including libraries called Bearings with 59 elements of roller and ball bearings, shafts, gears, hooks, springs, spindles and keys; Dimensioning and Tolerancing with 45 elements; Fluid Power Equipment containing 113 elements of motors, pumps, air compressors, meters, cylinders, actuators and gauges; Fluid Power Valves containing 93 elements of pneumatic and hydraulic valves (directional control valves, flow control valves, pressure control valves) and electrohydraulic and electropneumatic valves; as well as many other sophisticated symbols and templates for your use.

Telecommunication networks. Computer and Network Examples

A Telecommunications network is a network of nodes, links, trunks and telephone switches that are connected, operated by telephone companies and realize telephone, audio, visual and data communications among the users. The telecommunications network can also include Internet, microwave, wireless equipment.
This example was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Computer and Networks Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park and shows the Telecommunications network.

Astronomy Symbols

Are you an astronomer, astronomy teacher or student? And you need to draw astronomy pictures quick and easy? ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Astronomy solution from the Science and Education area will help you!
Astronomy solution provides 7 libraries with wide variety of predesigned vector objects of astronomy symbols, celestial bodies, solar system symbols, constellations, etc.

Software for flowchart diagrams

Software for flowchart diagrams can help you: represents an algorithm or process, illustrates a solution to a given problem, represented process operations, analyzing a business process, designing a business process, documenting a business process, optimizing a business process.
The Flowcharts Solution from the "Diagrams" area of ConceptDraw Solution Park contains a wide set of predesigned templates, samples and 3 libraries.

Entity Relationship Diagram Software Engineering

Entity Relationship Diagram (aka ERD, ER Diagram, E-R Diagram) is a well-tried software engineering tool for data modeling, system design and illustrating the logical structure of databases.
Professional ERD drawing is an essential software engineering method for database modeling. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM as a powerful Entity Relationship Diagram Software Engineering offers the tools of Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) solution from Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.

Cisco Switches and Hubs. Cisco icons, shapes, stencils and symbols

Cisco switches and hubs deliver the best performance, and often used as network solutions for small businesses, enterprises, data centers. Cisco switches are the core interconnect devices of each computer network. The numerous Cisco switches specifically designed for various applications. Network switches are separated for two types: fixed configuration and modular switches. The fixed configuration switches deprecate swapping or adding another module, and vice versa for modular switch.

GHS Labels Meanings

The innovative GHS Hazard Pictograms Solution from the Industrial Engineering Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park offers for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM users the whole collection of predesigned GHS label pictograms with GHS labels meanings. Their use helps to overcome easily all the difficulties that can arise while creating professional-looking chemical safety diagrams and infographics.

How to Create an Electrical Diagram

There are many different electric circuit symbols that can be used in a circuit diagram. Knowing how to read circuit diagrams is a useful skill not only for professionals but for any person who can start creating his own small home electronic projects. The circuit diagram shows the scheme of a location of components and connections of the electrical circuit using a set of standard symbols. It can be used for graphical documentation of electrical circuit components.
The ability to create electrical diagrams and schematic using ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is delivered by the Electrical Engineering solution. The solution supplied with samples, templates, and libraries of design elements for drawing electrical schematics, digital and analog logic, circuit and wiring schematics and diagrams, power systems diagrams, maintenance and repair diagrams for electronics and electrical engineering.

Electrical Symbols — Rotating Equipment

Electrical rotating machines, such as motors and generators, are vital assets for any power plant or large industrial company.
An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy. The reverse of this would be the conversion of mechanical energy into electrical energy and is done by an electric generator.
In normal motoring mode, most electric motors operate through the interaction between an electric motor's magnetic field and winding currents to generate force within the motor. In certain applications, such as in the transportation industry with traction motors, electric motors can operate in both motoring and generating or braking modes to also produce electrical energy from mechanical energy.

26 libraries of the Electrical Engineering Solution of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM make your electrical diagramming simple, efficient, and effective. You can simply and quickly drop the ready-to-use objects from libraries into your document to create the electrical diagram.

Electrical Symbols — Transformers and Windings

A transformer is an electrical device that transfers electrical energy between two or more circuits through electromagnetic induction. Electromagnetic induction produces an electromotive force within a conductor which is exposed to time varying magnetic fields. Transformers are used to increase or decrease the alternating voltages in electric power applications.

26 libraries of the Electrical Engineering Solution of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM make your electrical diagramming simple, efficient, and effective. You can simply and quickly drop the ready-to-use objects from libraries into your document to create the electrical diagram.

Process Flow Chart Symbols

Process Flow Chart is a visual diagram which shows the processes and relationships between the major components in a system, and uses for this the special process flow chart symbols: special shapes to represent different types of actions and process steps, lines and arrows to represent relationships and sequence of steps. It often named process flow diagram, it use colored flowchart symbols.
It is incredibly convenient to use the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software extended with Flowcharts Solution from the "Diagrams" Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park for designing professional looking Process Flow Charts.

Mathematics Symbols

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Mathematics solution from the Science and Education area is a powerful diagramming and vector drawing software that offers all needed tools for mathematical diagrams designing.
Mathematics solution provides 3 libraries with predesigned vector mathematics symbols and figures:
Solid Geometry Library, Plane Geometry Library and Trigonometric Functions Library.