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Model

Definition:

A model is an artificial representation of an Idea or a Product.

Alternative Names

Concept Number: *448
English Master: Model
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none

Detailing

The representation can be in any useful format including specifications, drawings and physical representations.


Illustrations

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Type

Engineering


Examples

Rationale: to convey information about an Idea without having to deal with a full Scale and real Version of it.

• templates purpose is to give us ideas about possible patterns or ideas.

• model purpose is to convey information about one or more aspects of a System or Product.


Notes

a. A given model may have any interesting limited Function (what the model does)
b. and any given Design (how the model achieves its performance and Cost characteristics - its Efficiency)
c. a model can have any real set of perceivable (measurable, testable) Performance characteristics
d. a model can have any real set of Costs (for Acquisition, learning, setup, operation, evaluation)
e. a model can have a set of Constraints (legal, cultural, conventional, physics)


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History-of-Concept

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This Concept entered by Diane O'Brien.

Created by system. Last Modification: Thursday 11 of July, 2019 19:00:05 CEST by Admin (Kai).
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