# Wirkschema

## English translation: functional diagram

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 German term or phrase: Wirkschema English translation: functional diagram Entered by:

 08:06 Sep 2, 2011
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / machine tools
 German term or phrase: Wirkschema Aufbauprinzip und Wirkschema (1D-System) (Vorlesung Mechatronik)
 SchindlerSGermany Local time: 04:25
 functional diagram Explanation:or "schematic diagram" for completeness. "schema" per se is less used in electrical/control engineering - "diagram" is used more. The reference is my 40+ years of electrical engineering.--------------------------------------------------Note added at 2 days52 mins (2011-09-04 08:59:14 GMT)--------------------------------------------------"for completeness" explanation: the full name of the term should be IMHO "Functional Schematic Diagram". In everyday language, one of the two last words is omitted, so people just say "Functional Diagram" or (in other popular case) "Circuit Schematics".
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meirs
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Local time: 05:25
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3 +2functional diagram
 meirs
2 -1Operating schemaSubbanna

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Operating schema

Explanation:
IMO

 SubbannaIndiaLocal time: 22:25Works in fieldNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 15

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disagree  Steffen Walter: very unusual if not incorrect English
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functional diagram

Explanation:
or "schematic diagram" for completeness. "schema" per se is less used in electrical/control engineering - "diagram" is used more. The reference is my 40+ years of electrical engineering.

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Note added at 2 days52 mins (2011-09-04 08:59:14 GMT)
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"for completeness" explanation:
the full name of the term should be IMHO "Functional Schematic Diagram". In everyday language, one of the two last words is omitted, so people just say "Functional Diagram" or (in other popular case) "Circuit Schematics".

 meirsIsraelLocal time: 05:25Native speaker of: Hebrew, RomanianPRO pts in category: 10
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxolympio: You say: "schematic diagram for completeness". For completeness of what? // I get it now. It wd be a good idea to make an addendum to your answer.
 1 day 5 hrs
-> TNX, functional schematic diagram - the complete term

agree
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-> TNX
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