BLOCK DIAGRAM: Definition, Application and Benefits

A brief introduction to block diagrams, including the definition, application and benefits. Some free editable block diagram examples are available.

Definition of Block Diagram

A block diagram is a chart or diagram using labeled blocks connected by lines or arrows to represent the relationship of parts or phases, as the steps in a data-processing application. From the geology perspective, it is a perspective representation of the geology of an area showing surface contours and generally including two vertical cross sections. In this article, we focus on the first definition.

Application of Block Diagram

  1. Software programmers apply it to communicate ideas and simplify complicated concepts.
  2. Project managers can illustrate how project tasks fit together visually.
  3. Sales and marketing professionals can attach block diagrams in presentations, proposals, and reports, making them more pictorial.

Benefits of Block Diagram

Doubtlessly, it enhances understanding of the process by showing all involved parts and how they are interconnected in an easy to follow format. A block diagram is a useful tool both in designing new processes and in improving existing processes. In both cases the block diagram provides a quick, visually clear view of the work and may rapidly lead to process points of interest.

Block Diagram Templates

Here are some well-formatted vector templates of block diagrams. Click the thumbnail to view large version. They are created by Edraw within a few minutes. See a simple introduction to Edraw block diagram maker in the next section

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Block Diagram Software

Edraw provides a super easy solution to draw block diagrams. It's undemanding to create professional-looking block diagrams with its inbuilt 2D and 3D shapes and ready-to-use templates. In the basic diagram category, you can double click the Block 2D or Block 3D template thumbnail. Then the relative block diagram drawing shapes will be opened in the symbol panel.

See its user-friendly interface below.

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