Chapter 9

Static Testing the Physical Design

The logical design phase translates the business requirements into system specifications that can be used by programmers during physical design and coding. The physical design phase determines how the requirements can be automated. During this phase a high-level design is created in which the basic procedural components and their interrelationships and major data representations are defined.

The physical design phase develops the architecture, or structural aspects, of the system. Logical design testing is functional; however, physical design testing is structural. This phase verifies that the design is structurally sound and accomplishes the intent of the documented requirements. It assumes that ...

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