14.8 Modeling Allocation between Independent Structural Hierarchies

There are times to consider more than one model of structure (e.g., logical–physical). For example, it is a common practice to group capabilities, functions, or operations into an abstract, or logical structure, while maintaining a separate implementation-specific physical structure. An example of developing a logical architecture and allocating the logical components to the physical architecture can be found in Chapter 17, Section 17.3.5. The logical to physical allocation provides an opportunity to address alternative allocations that are subject to trade study evaluation.

A particular method for logical architecture development should relate elements of logical structure with ...

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