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Systems Engineering Principles and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0471234435

ISBN-13: 9780471234432

Edition: 2003

Authors: Alexander Kossiakoff, William N. Sweet

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Description:

Based on a university course specifically developed to serve the needs of Westinghouse Co., this textbook is for graduate engineers or scientists who aspire to or are already engaged in careers in systems engineering, project management or engineering management.
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Book details

List price: $140.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/2/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 488
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface
Foundations of Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering and the World of Modem Systems
What is Systems Engineering?
Origins of Systems Engineering
Examples of Systems Requiring Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering Viewpoint
Systems Engineering as a Profession
The Power of Systems Engineering
Summary
Problems
References and Bibliography
Structure of Complex Systems
System Building Blocks and Interfaces
Hierarchy of Complex Systems
System Building Blocks
The System Environment
Interfaces and Interactions
Summary
Problems
References and Bibliography
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
References and Bibliography
Systems Engineering Management
Managing System Development and Risks
Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Systems Engineering Management Plan (SEMP)
Risk Management
Organization of Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering Capability Maturity Assessment
Systems Engineering Standards
Summary
Problems
References and Bibliography
Concept Development Stage
Needs Analysis
Originating a New System
Operations Analysis
Functional Analysis
Feasibility Definition
Needs Validation
System Operational Requirements
Summary
Problems
References and Bibliography
Concept Exploration
Developing the System Requirements
Operational Requirements Analysis
Performance Requirements Formulation
Implementation Concept Exploration
Performance Requirements Validation
Summary
Problems
References and Bibliography
Concept Definition
Selecting the System Concept
Performance Requirements Analysis
Functional Analysis and Formulation
Concept Selection
Concept Validation
System Development Planning
System Functional Specifications
Summary
Problems
References and Bibliography
Engineering Development Stage
Advanced Development
Reducing Program Risks
Requirements Analysis
Functional Analysis and Design
Prototype Development
Development Testing
Risk Reduction
Summary
Problems
References and Bibliography
Engineering Design
Implementing the System Building Blocks
Requirements Analysis
Functional Analysis and Design
Component Design
Design Validation
Configuration Management
Summary
Problems
References and Bibliography
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
References and Bibliography
Post-Development Stage
Production
Systems Engineering in the Factory
Engineering for Production
Transition from Development to Production
Production Operations
Acquiring a Production Knowledge Base
Summary
Problems
References and Bibliography
Operation 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
References and Bibliography
Special Topics
Software Systems Engineering
Coping with Complexity and Abstraction
Nature of Software Development
Software Concept Development: Analysis and Design
Software Engineering Development: Coding and Unit Test
Software Integration and Test
Software Engineering Management
Summary
Problems
References and Bibliography
Systems Engineering Decision Tools
Modeling Throughout System Development
Modeling
Simulation
Trade-Off Analysis
Summary
Problems
References and Bibliography
Glossary
Index