Pronunciation: /ˈsɪs təm/ ?

A system is a set of objects that work together. One example of a system is a computer system.

A computer system is a collection of hardware and software. The hardware usually includes a CPU (central processing unit), memory, and a disk drive. The software usually includes BIOS, an operating system, and application software.

A linear system is a set of linear objects that when taken together; define the solution(s) of the system.

Educator Resources

  • Systems. NASA Connect. NASA LaRC Office of Education. 2010-02-18.

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2008-09-15: Added 'More Information' (McAdams, David.)
2008-06-07: Corrected spelling (McAdams, David.)
2007-07-12: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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