Architecture and Design of Distributed Dependable Systems
ARDI) Examples and templates 

General for Microsoft Word templates: 
By clicking the link - you can save the Word template locally as a ".dot" file.
Double clicking on the saved template in the file manger program will create a new working document based on the template file.
An alternative is to save the template file in the User Templates directory (with the path specified in Tools/Options/File Locations). A new working document can now be generated after starting the Microsoft Word program by File/New and selecting the appropriate template.

Requirement Specification

Word template (.dot) (in English) for a requirement specification based on the Danish SPU handbook and the IEEE standard IEEE830. The template is based on the Use Case technique for specification of the functional requirements.

Requirement Specification for a Patient Monitor System (in Danish) is a complete example on a requirement specification based on the Use Case technique.

System/product Architecture Document

Word template (.dot) (in English) for a system or product architecture document. The template is based on Philippe Krutchens "4+1 view" idea.
For a small system: The document can collect all design documentation for the system 
For a large system: The document will in this case only describe the architecture and present the SW and HW components in the system. The design of each of these components can with advantage be described in detail in a design document for the

Status Report

Word template (.dot) for a weekly status report

Use Case estimation schema (xl sheet)

UseCaseEstimat.xls (example of a Use Case based estimation technique)


Digital Sound Recorder (in English): A case study on designing an embedded system using the UML notation (PDF file, 37 pages) - an example on the use of Real Time UML.