Introduction to MATE-CON
Week 3 Outline
McManus, H. L., SSPARC Book Material for Lecture 3.
Simple trade space analyses:
Spaulding, T., “MATEing: Exploring the Wedding Tradespace”
McManus, H. L. and Schuman, T. E., “Understanding the Orbital Transfer Vehicle Trade
Space,” AIAA Paper 2003-6370, Sept. 2003.
Supplements to the SSPARC Book Material:
Ross, A. M. and Diller, N. P., Multi-Attribute Trade Space with Concurrent Design
MATE-CON: The MATE Short Book, unpublished.
INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook: A "How To" Guide for All Engineers
, 2nd ed.,
International Council on Systems Engineering, Seattle, WA, 2002, Appendix A, pp. 310-
The following will be required later in the course, but skimming them now would be
Hugh L. McManus, Daniel E. Hastings, and Joyce M. Warmkessel, “New Methods for
Rapid Architecture Selection and Conceptual Design,”
Journal of Spacecraft and
Vol. 41. No. 1, Jan./Feb. 2004, pp.10-19.
Daniel E. Hastings, Annalisa L. Weigel, Myles A. Walton, “Incorporating uncertainty