Systems Engineering Principles and Practice

ISBN-10: 0470405481

ISBN-13: 9780470405482

Edition: 2nd 2011

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This bestselling textbook on systems engineering addresses the need for an introductory overview, first-text for the development and acquisition of complex technical systems. The material is fundamental to learning how to think like a systems engineer and carry out best practices in the field. Now, colleagues of the original authors have upgraded this unique interdisciplinary guide to maintain relevance and currency in this rapidly changing field, providing updated problems and references with a new solutions manual available for instructors. Advanced undergraduate and graduate students in systems engineering or project management will find it invaluable.
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List price: $142.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/24/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 558
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.222

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Foundations of Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering and the World of Modern Systems
What Is Systems Engineering?
Origins of Systems Engineering
Examples of Systems Requiring Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering as a Profession
Systems Engineer Career Development Model
The Power of Systems Engineering
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Systems Engineering Landscape
Systems Engineering Viewpoint
Perspectives of Systems Engineering
Systems Domains
Systems Engineering Fields
Systems Engineering Approaches
Systems Engineering Activities and Products
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Structure of Complex Systems
System Building Blocks and Interfaces
Hierarchy of Complex Systems
System Building Blocks
The System Environment
Interfaces and Interactions
Complexity in Modern Systems
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
The System Development Process
Systems Engineering through the System Life Cycle
System Life Cycle
Evolutionary Characteristics of the Development Process
The Systems Engineering Method
Testing throughout System Development
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Systems Engineering Management
Managing System Development and Risks
WBS
SEMP
Risk Management
Organization of Systems Engineering
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Concept Development Stage
Needs Analysis
Originating a New System
Operations Analysis
Functional Analysis
Feasibility Definition
Needs Validation
System Operational Requirements
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Concept Exploration
Developing the System Requirements
Operational Requirements Analysis
Performance Requirements Formulation
Implementation of Concept Exploration
Performance Requirements Validation
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Concept Definition
Selecting the System Concept
Performance Requirements Analysis
Functional Analysis and Formulation
Functional Allocation
Concept Selection
Concept Validation
System Development Planning
Systems Architecting
System Modeling Languages: Unified Modeling Language (UML) and Systems Modeling Language (SysML)
Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
System Functional Specifications
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Decision Analysis and Support
Decision Making
Modeling throughout System Development
Modeling for Decisions
Simulation
Trade-Off Analysis
Review of Probability
Evaluation Methods
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Engineering Development Stage
Advanced Development
Reducing Program Risks
Requirements Analysis
Functional Analysis and Design
Prototype Development as a Risk Mitigation Technique
Development Testing
Risk Reduction
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Software Systems Engineering
Coping with Complexity and Abstraction
Nature of Software Development
Software Development Life Cycle Models
Software Concept Development: Analysis and Design
Software Engineering Development: Coding and Unit Test
Software Integration and Test
Software Engineering Management
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Engineering Design
Implementing the System Building Blocks
Requirements Analysis
Functional Analysis and Design
Component Design
Design Validation
CM
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Integration and Evaluation
Integrating, Testing, and Evaluating the Total System
Test Planning and Preparation
System Integration
Developmental System Testing
Operational Test and Evaluation
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Postdevelopment Stage
Production
Systems Engineering in the Factory
Engineering for Production
Transition from Development to Production
Production Operations
Acquiring a Production Knowledge Base
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Operations and Support
Installing, Maintaining, and Upgrading the System
Installation and Test
In-Service Support
Major System Upgrades: Modernization
Operational Factors in System Development
Summary
Problems
Further Reading
Index
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