Process Charts - Process Design
The process flow chart is probably the most commonly used means of recording, and comes in several variants. Each of them uses some, or all, of the symbols shown here to allow a concise graphical representation to be made.
The basic process flow chart is used to represent the flow of materials, people or, less commonly, equipment. In the figure below we show a process flow chart for studying by flexible learning.
A flow diagram is similar to the flow chart, but superimposes the symbols on a facility layout.