16 - Projects & Case Studies III

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Unformatted text preview: Copyright Gershon Weltman, 2009 Engineering & Society: Projects & Ethical Case Studies III Dr. Gershon Weltman Engineering 183EW, UCLA SEAS Lecture 16 2 Copyright Gershon Weltman, 2009 Engineering Projects are Complex Problems are indeterminate and insolvable Conflicting requirements and motivations of users, customers, employees, corporations, suppliers, finance, legal... Limitations of technology and physics Data that are incomplete and contradictory, or non-existent Large number of interrelated tasks Many different disciplines are involved Technical Non-technical Teams of diverse people are required Organizing them and their work is difficult Being efficient, effective and successful is difficult 3 Copyright Gershon Weltman, 2009 Project Definition Technical Activity with Specific Objectives Research, Technology Development, Design, Prototype, Production, Operation, Reporting, ... Bounded in Several Dimensions Inputs - Requirements, Constraints Outputs - Deliverable Products, Data, Reports, Services Budget - Financial Resources, Funding Profile Schedule - A Beginning, An end Resources – Personnel, Facilities, Equipment, ... Staffed with Project-Dedicated Personnel Management Science & Technology Administrative and Support 4 Copyright Gershon Weltman, 2009 Project Components System Requirements System Requirements Organization Organization Systems Engineering Systems Engineering System Design Concept - Subsystem Definitions- Subsystem Requirements System Design Concept - Subsystem Definitions- Subsystem Requirements Project Plans Tasks, Milestones, Logic, Phases, Schedules, Budgets, Responsibilities Project Plans Tasks, Milestones, Logic, Phases, Schedules, Budgets, Responsibilities 5 Copyright Gershon Weltman, 2009 System Requirements Customers Users Marketplace Corporate Personnel Legal Nature Sources Customers Users Marketplace Corporate Personnel Legal Nature Sources Performance Financial Schedule Interfaces Background Technology Existing Facilities, Equipment Laws of Physics Operational Reporting Character Performance Financial Schedule Interfaces Background Technology Existing Facilities, Equipment Laws of Physics Operational Reporting Character Requirements are frequently in conflict with one another! 6 Copyright Gershon Weltman, 2009 Project Components: System Engineering System Requirements System Requirements Organization Organization Systems Engineering Systems Engineering System Design Concept - Subsystem Definitions- Subsystem Requirements System Design Concept - Subsystem Definitions- Subsystem Requirements Project Plans Tasks, Milestones, Logic, Phases, Schedules, Budgets, Responsibilities Project Plans Tasks, Milestones, Logic, Phases, Schedules, Budgets, Responsibilities 7 Copyright Gershon Weltman, 2009 System Engineering Establishes a system concept and defines the subsystems....
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