5 Part 5: V-Modell Reference Work Products

5.3 Products

5.3.8 System Elements

5.3.8.3 Segment

Process module: System Development

Responsible: System Integrator (when using process module System Development)

Activity: Integrating into Segment

Purpose

A »Segment is an important part of a system, presenting a hierarchy level below the system itself. It is the realization of a part of the system. Segments may be subdivided hierarchically into additional segments. In addition, segments may include hardware and/or software and/or »External Units. Normally, a segment comprises hardware and »Software Units. However, pure software segments, pure hardware segments, or segments comprising exclusively external units are also conceivable.

Is generated by

System Implementation, Integration and Evaluation Concept, System Architecture (see product dependency 4.23)

Enabling System Implementation, Integration, and Evaluation Concept, Enabling System Architecture (see product dependency 4.24)

Depends on

External Hardware Module, Hardware Unit, Hardware Component, Hardware Module, Hardware Implementation, Integration and Evaluation Concept, External Software Module, Software Implementation, Integration and Evaluation Concept, Software Unit, Software Component, Software Module, External Unit, System Implementation, Integration and Evaluation Concept, System (see product dependency 5.38)