Circuit symbols 1

Key words
cell conductor earth fluorescence fuse relay Conductors crossing with no connection Primary or secondary cell

Components–symbols and function in circuits
● Electronic

Junctions of conductors

Battery of cells

symbols are used in electric circuits in order to represent components. The use of these symbols is universal so a circuit can be read and understood by physicists who speak different languages.

Double junction of conductors

Power supply


Plug (male)

Earth cell

Socket (female)

Frame or chassis connection

Signal lamp


lamp Normally open switch Filament lamp

Normally closed switch

Neon lamp

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socket female

plug male

Relay coil

Tubular fluorescent lamp

Relay contact fluorescent tube lamp


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