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SWEN603 Section 9041 Systems Engineering MidtermExam October 26, 2009 “This Mid-Term Exam has been completed personally by me and I did not communicate with any current or former MSWE603/SWEN603 student(s) regarding this or previous MSWE603/SWEN603 Mid-Term or Final Exams. I have properly cited the work of others and have included them in my list of References.” Electronically Signed: Name: 1) Briefly identify and contrast a physical and conceptual system. Give an example of each. The physical system is one that has a physical form, contains various components and takes up space where conceptual systems contain symbols that represent the attributes of components. Example of a conceptual system will be the blueprints to construct a Secured Entry System where the actual Secured Entry System to be used in an example of a physical system. 2) Briefly identify and contrast a static and dynamic system. Give an example of each. A static system is one having structure without activity where a dynamic system combines structural components with activity. An example of a static system will be a bridge while a dynamic system example is a school, combining a building, students, teachers, books, and curricula. It is also worth noting that a system that is static or dynamic according to how it is viewed at the time. For instance, a bridge is a static system but in various periods of time the bridge is being built or maintained, which will make the system dynamic. 3) There are many ways of viewing a system. However, according to class materials, there are three views that are particularly useful. What are they? Operational (or Behavioral) View – This view describes the major phases of the mission the system must support and how the users, operators, and maintainers will interact with the objective system. Functional View -- Technical Requirements Specification and other documents describe
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