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Unformatted text preview: rely causes difficulty. 2.2 Definition of Systems Engineering Systems engineering is a robust approach to the design, creation, and operation of systems. In simple terms, the approach consists of identification and quantification of system goals, creation of alternative system design concepts, performance of design trades, selection and impleSystems Engineering per ElA/IS -632 Systems engineering is "an interdisciplinary approach encompassing the entire technical effort to evolve and verify an integrated and life-cycle balanced set of system people, product, and process solutions that satisfy customer needs. Systems engineering encompasses (a) the technical efforts related to the development, manufacturing, verification, deployment, operations, support) disposal of, and user training for, system products and processes; (b) the definition and management of the system configuration; (c) the translation of the system definition into work breakdown structures; and (d) development of information for management decision making." mentation of the best design, verification that the design is properly built and integrated, and post-implementation assessment of how well the system meets (or met) the goals. The approach is usually applied repeatedly and recursively, with several increases in the resolution of the system baselines (which contain requirements, design details, verification procedures and standards, cost and performance estimates, and so on). Systems engineering is performed in concert with system management. A major part of the system engineer's role is to provide information that the system manager can use to make the right decisions. This includes identification of alternative design concepts and characterization of those concepts in ways that will help the system managers first discover their preferences, then be able to apply them astutely. An important aspect of this role is the creation of system models that facilitate assessment of the alternatives in various dimensions such as cost, performance, and risk. Application of this approach i...
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