In each of the following problems, choose two of the medium-complexity systems from the list that follows. (Try to pick two from different domains. For example, do not pick both the glider and the sailboat.)

  1. Problem 1

    If the system you choose has a parts list posted, begin with that. For at least one of the two systems, develop your own “Level 2” decompositional model (that is, pick at least one system that does not have a parts list provided) so that it contains no more than 30 to 50 Level 2 instrument objects of form. Identify reasonable choices for a simplified Level 2 model with 20 to 30 parts. Show the formal structure for the simplified Level 2 objects of form for each of the two systems, indicating the nature of the formal structure ...

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