## A Methodology for Systems Engineering, Volume 24 |

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**SCALES**= A ratio**scale**has all the properties of the other**scales**plus the im- portant property of additivity as defined by Axioms 6 through 9 above . The ratio of one measurement to another remains the same when the**scale**is changed ...Page 249

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**scale**measurements , hence the opera- tions of forming the ratio of two powers , taking the logarithm of the ratio , and multiplying by ten are all permissible . The resulting**scale**is not a ratio**scale**, but an interval**scale**. Hence ...Page 330

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**scale**, partial - order**scale**, weak - order**scale**, simple - order**scale**, interval**scale**and ratio**scale**. ( b ) A two - dimensional**scale**with one component a partial - order**scale**and the other a ratio**scale**. ( c ) A four ...### Contents

WHAT IS SYSTEMS ENGINEERING? | 3 |

THE TD2 RADIO RELAY SYSTEM | 23 |

3 4 The State of the Environment at the End of | 32 |

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alternative analog computer analysis basic behavior block diagram called channel Chapter circuit complete components cost creative criterion decision decision theory defined demand functions direct distance dialing discussed economic environment equation equipment evaluation example existing exploratory feedback frequency given important income individual inputs and outputs interval scale kind laboratory level of measurement logical loop manufacture Mason's rule matrix means measure ment methods minimax mixed strategy objectives operations research optimal organization payoff payoff matrix phase physical system possible preference probability problem profit properties prospectus radio ratio ratio scale relation requirements satisfy scale signal signal-flow graph specific standing plans statistical studies subsystems systems engineering systems engineering process systems synthesis TD-2 system technical techniques telephone television theory tion transfer function transmission utility utility function value system variables