Circuit Symbols

Engr. Syed Muhammad Munavvar Hussain

Conductors Crossing (Connected)

Conductors Crossing (Not connected)

Conductor with Single Junction

Conductor with Double Junction

Direct Current

Alternating Current

Aerial

Earth (Ground)

Or

Positive

Negative

Female Connector

Male Connector

Joined Connector

2-Conductors Jack

2-Conductors Plug

Contacts Normally Closed

Contacts Normally Open

Single-pole Single-throw Switch

Single-pole Double-throw Switch

Double-pole Single-throw Switch

Double-pole Double-throw Switch

Push-to-Make Switch

Push-to-Break Switch

Fuse

Circuit Breaker

Circuit Breaker

Cell

Battery

Resistor

Or

Variable Resistor

Or

Potentiometer

Or

Rheostat

Non-polarized Capacitor

Polarized Electrolytic Capacitor

Polarized Capacitor

Variable Capacitor

Preset Capacitor

Filament Lamp

Signal Lamp

Electric Buzzer

Electric Bell

Loudspeaker

Record Pick-up

Headphone

Microphone

Incandescent Lamp

Fluorescent Lamp

Coil

Coil with Ferrite Core

Coil with Iron Core

Tapped Coil

Adjustable Coil

Transformer (Air Core Transformer)

Iron Core Transformer

Autotransformer

Synchro-unit

S1 S2 S3

R1 R2

Generator

G

Filament Lamp

Ammeter

A

Voltmeter

V

Galvanometer

Ohmmeter

Ω

Alternating Current Source

Photovoltaic Cell (Solar Cell)

Piezoelectric Crystal

Thermocouple

Thermal Cutout Device

PN Junction Diode

Zener Diode

Tunnel Diode

]
Or

]

Thyrector Diode

Capacitive Diode (Varactor)

Or

Temperature Dependent Diode

to

Thyristor

Thyistor (Bidirectional-diode type )

T

T

Triac
(Thyristor Bidirectional-triode type)

T1

T2

Gate

Light-emitting Diode

Photodiode

Light Dependent Resistor

Thermistor

to
O r

to

Light Dependent Resistor

NPN Bipolar Transistor
Collector

Base Emitter

NPN Photo-Transistor

Collector

Emitter

Base

PNP Bipolar Transistor
Collector

Base Emitter

PNP Photo-Transistor

Collector

Emitter

Base

NPN Darlington Transistor
Collector

Base

Emitter

Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) N-channel
Drain Gate Or Drain Source Source

Gate

Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) P-channel
Drain Gate Or Drain Source Source

Gate

Unijunction Transistor (P-type Base)
Base1

Base2

Emitter

Unijunction Transistor (N-type Base)
Base1

Base2

Emitter

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistor (IGFET) N-channel
Drain

Gate

Substrate

Source

Depletion Type

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistor (IGFET) P-channel
Drain

Gate

Substrate

Source

Enhancement Type

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistor (IGFET) N-channel
Drain

Gate

Substrate

Source

Enhancement Type

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistor (IGFET) P-channel
Drain

Gate

Substrate

Source

Depletion Type

General Amplifier

Operational Amplifier

+

Flip-flop (General)
FF

AND Gate
American And Commonly Used Symbol

British

&

OR Gate
American And Commonly Used Symbol

British

>1 =

NOT Gate (Inverter)
American And Commonly Used Symbol

British

1

Exclusive-OR Gate
American And Commonly Used Symbol

British

=1

NAND Gate
American And Commonly Used Symbol

British

&

NOR Gate
American And Commonly Used Symbol

British

>1 =

Filter

Low-pass Filter

High-pass Filter

Band-stop Filter

Band-pass Filter

Make Contact Relay

Break Contact Relay

Change-over Contact Relay

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