Fundamentals of systems engineering systems

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Unformatted text preview: ata and further reading suggestions. Fundamentals of Systems Engineering Systems Engineering and Analysis(2nd ed.), B.S. Blanchard and W.J. Fabrycky Systems Engineering, Andrew P. Sage An Introduction to SystemsEngineering, J.E. Armstrong and Andrew P. Sage Management Issues in Systems Engineering Systems Engineering, EIA/IS-632 IEEE Trial-Use Standard for application and Management of the Systems Engineering Process, IEEE Std 1220-1994 Systems Engineering Management Guide, efense Systems Management College D System Engineering Management,B.S. Blanchard Systems Engineering Methods,Harold Chestnut Systems Concepts, Ralph Miles, Jr. (editor) Successful Systems Engineering for Engineers and Managers, orman B. Reilly N Systems Analysis and Modeling Systems Engineering Tools,Harold Chestnut Systems Analysis for Engineers and Managers, R.de Neufville and J.H. Stafford Cost Considerations in Systems Analysis,Gene H. Fisher Space Systems Design and Operations Space Vehicle Design,Michael D. Griffin and James R. French Space Mission Analysis and Design(2nd ed.), Wiley J. Larson and James R. Wertz (editors) Design of Geosynchronous Spacecraft, Brij N. Agrawal Spacecraft Systems Engineering,Peter W. Fortescue and John P.W. Stark (editors) Cost-Effective Space Mission Operations,Daryl Boden and Wiley J. Larson (editors) Reducing Space Mission Cost,Wiley J. Larson and James R. Wertz (editors) NASA Systems Engineering Handbook Fundamentals of Systems Engineering 2 Fundamentals of Systems Engineering 2.1 Systems, Supersystems, and Subsystems A system is a set of interrelated components which interact with one another in an organized fashion toward a common purpose. The components of a system may be quite diverse, consisting of persons, organizations, procedures, software, equipment, end 'or facilities. The purpose of a system may be as humble as distributing electrical power within a spacecraft or as grand as exploring the surface of Mars. A Hierarchical System Terminology The following hierarchical sequence of terms for suc cessively finer resolution was adopted by the NASA wide Systems Engineering Working Group (SEWG) and its successor, the Systems Engineering Process Improvement Task (SEPIT) team: System Segment Element Subsystem Assembly Subassembly Part...
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