System Architecture is built on a real world case studies and worked examples from leading system architects. Industry examples range from hybrid cars to commercial aircraft, including examples from the firms and agencies shown below.

List of Examples

Worked examples and problems are drawn from a variety of domains, to showcase important differences in the representation of architecture, but also to illustrate the shared basis for architecture.
  • Amplifier
  • Apollo Lunar Mission
  • Breadmaker
  • Bubblesort
  • Camera
  • Circuit Board
  • Circulatory System
  • Gas Engine
  • Guidance, Navigation and Control System
  • Helicopter
  • Home Network
  • Operational Amplifier
  • Pump
  • Saturn V Rocket
  • Solar System
  • Team X
  • Transportation Service
  • 1-bit Full Adder
  • 15m Glider Aircraft
  • 18ft Sloop Sailing Boat
  • Crystal Radio
  • Fiberglass Canoe
  • Handheld Calculator
  • Mailing Listserve
  • Medical Exam
  • Model Gilder
  • Prime Number Search
  • Refracting Telescope
  • Sextant
  • Superheterodyne Receiver
  • TCP/IP
  • US Criminal Court
  • US Jury