Fundamental Topics for Introductory Systems Engineering rev (5--8-2010)

Fundamental Topics for Introductory Systems Engineering rev (5--8-2010)

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Fundamental Topics for Introductory Systems Engineering: 1. Systems definition(s) and examples a. General systems b. Engineered systems 2. Developing systems a. Life cycle phases i. Needs identification (top-level performance needs) ii. Concept definition iii. Development iv. Production v. vi. Retirement/disposal b. Concept definition i. Architecting (broad, general, comprehensive design) c. Requirements-function interactions: requirements loop i. Developing good requirements (elements) d. Function-synthesis interactions: design loop i. Engineering (the “how”) e. Validation and verification: evaluation loop i. Testing (“Does it fill the bill?”)
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Unformatted text preview: f. Analysis & Control: Balance, management i. Coordination, coordination, coordination 3. Design considerations: What makes a good system? a. Reliability b. Maintainability c. Supportability d. Operability/Usability (Human Factors & Safety) e. Affordability f. Producibility g. Disposability h. Quality 4. Systems Engineering Tools a. Standards b. IDEF, N2, FFBD, Data Flow, Use Case, Sequence Diagrams, etc. c. System modeling and simulation d. Systems optimization e. Decision making in systems engineering f. Model-based systems engineering g. Software tools for systems engineering...
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