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definition-State

Definition:

A state is a defined Status of a specified System or Component.

Alternative Names

Concept Number: *174
English Master: State
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: Status *174

Detailing


A state is a set of circumstances or Attributes characterizing a person or thing at a given time; way or form of being; the Condition, the Status. <- Dictionary definition.

States can vary in operation, or during projects.

A State Parameter Documents a basic specification Qualifier for the Planning or design.


Illustrations


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Type

Parameter, Condition Concept


Examples

Goal [State [[Device-M] = Off ]: 33%, [State [[Device-M] = On]: 95%, [State [[Device-M] =Undetermined]: 0%.

Note: Off, On and Undetermined are Planguage predefined States. Other states (example Black, Blue, Hot, and Cold) may be defined in addition to predefined states.
This example Means that the Goal Level (on a Scale defined above it, but not shown here) is 33% when the state of Device-M is Off. The Goal Level when the device is On is 95%.


Notes

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Keyed-Icons

A Condition “[?]” that has been determined “!”.


Drawn-Icons

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PREDEFINED Planguage STATES:
• On *625
• Off *626
• Undetermined *627
• Undeterminable *628
• Unknown *629
• Unstable *630
Changing *631
• True *625
• False *626


History-of-Concept

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This Concept entered by Lisa.

Created by system. Last Modification: Thursday 11 of July, 2019 20:47:48 CEST by Admin (Kai).
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