Information on Interface
An interface is a statement of the functional
requirements and constraints that exist at a common boundary between
two functions (functional interface) or two configuration items
(physical interface). Interface definition and management
is essential in systems engineering because, once the system has
been broken down into subsystems, modules and components to reduce
complexity if we are not careful we introduce interface complexity. Consequently, there is a balance in systems engineering
between the complexity of any element and the complexity of
any associated interface.
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