Chapter 7: Modeling the Design

This chapter discusses how solutions may be defined by developing effective designs. Various levels of design abstraction are discussed, such as architectural designs and detailed designs. Also, different aspects of design, such as logical, functional, and physical designs, are introduced, and the relationships between them are defined. There is then a discussion on how designs fit into the systems life cycle and which processes are relevant and how to comply with them. This chapter is, therefore, structured as follows:

  • We'll look at defining designs, where different types of design are considered and discussions concerning architectural design and detailed design will be had. These are both important yet different ...

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