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SDL Flowchart Symbols

SDL diagram is a type of diagram which uses the graphical elements of Specification and Description Language (SDL) for designing the object-oriented diagrams, for modeling state machines in communication, telecommunication, aviation, automotive and medical industries, for creating specifications and descriptions of behavior, data, and inheritance for interactive real-time systems, reactive and distributed systems. SDL diagram is constructed of standard SDL elements (objects) which are designed according to International Telecommunications Union standards.

The SDL diagram consists of three building blocks: system definition which defines the major blocks (nodes) of the system such as clients and servers, block charts which show the details and process diagram which show the processing steps in each block. Arrows connect the objects and show the flow of control. The Start object shows beginning of the diagram.

Drawing the diagrams we try to find in help the powerful software and now we have the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM The ability easily create the SDL diagrams is made possible thanks to unique Specification and Description Language (SDL) Solution from the Industrial Engineering Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. This solution extends ConceptDraw DIAGRAM with 2 libraries - SDL Connectors and SDL Diagrams that contain 71 predesigned SDL flowchart symbols.

SDL Diagrams Symbols Library

Example 1. SDL Diagrams Symbols Library

Turn attention for this enormous collection of predesigned vector objects which let design the SDL diagram of any complexity and degree of detailing in mere minutes.

SDL Connectors Symbols Library

Example 2. SDL Connectors Symbols Library

Try design your own SDL diagram in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM and make sure that is very easy! With powerful drawing tools of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM you don't need to be an artist, you can concentrate on your work and simply drag and use ready objects developed for you by professional designers.

SDL Flowchart Symbols *

Example 3. SDL Flowchart Symbols

Follow the next few steps to create the SDL diagram:

  • add the objects to your diagram simply dragging them from the SDL Diagrams library to your document page and arrange them;

    Adding the Objects to SDL Diagram

    Example 4. Adding the Objects to SDL Diagram

  • add text to the objects - double-click an object to activate the text editing mode and type the text;

    Adding the Text to Objects

    Example 5. Adding the Text to Objects

  • connect the diagram objects using the connectors from the SDL Connectors library and add to text to connectors the same way you add text to objects, if needed.

    SDL Architecture

    Example 6. SDL Architecture

Each SDL diagram designed in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM can be then easy printed to share with colleagues, send via e-mail directly from the program, exported to various formats, including PPT, PDF, MS Visio, HTML, and many other popular graphic formats.

Specification and Description Language (SDL) Solution

Example 7. Specification and Description Language (SDL) Solution

Owing to the Specification and Description Language (SDL) solution and its powerful tools, the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software is the best for easy drawing the SDL Diagrams to represent telecommunication systems, automotive systems, remote control systems, railway control systems, robotic systems, and more other.




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