The informational requirements of doing concurrent

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Unformatted text preview: downstream requirements by multidisciplinary teams. Specialty engineers from all disciplines (reliability, maintainability, human factors, safety, logistics, etc.) whose expertise will eventually be represented in the product have important contributions throughout the system life cycle. The system engineer is responsible for ensuring that these personnel are part of the project team at each stage. In large projects, many integrated product development teams (PDTs) may be required. Each of these, in turn, would be represented on a PDT for the next higher level in the project. In small projects, however, a small team is often sufficient as long as the system engineer can augment it as needed with experts in the required technical and business disciplines. The informational requirements of doing concurrent engineering are demanding. One way concurrent engineering experts believe it can be made less burdensome is by an automated environment. In such an environment, systems engineering, design and analysis tools can easily ex NASA Systems Engineering Handbook The Project Life Cycle for Major NASA Systems Integrated Product Development Teams The detailed evaluation of product and process feasibility and the identification of significant uncertainties (system risks) must be done by experts from a variety of disciplines. An approach that has been found effective is to establish teams for the development of the product with representatives from all of the disciplines and processes that will eventually be involved. These integrated product development teams often have multidisciplinary (technical and business) members. Technical personnel are needed to ensure that issues such as producibility, verifiability, deployability, supportability, trainability, operability, and disposability are all considered in the design. In addition, business (e.g., procurement! representatives are added to the team as the need arises. Continuity of support from these specialty discipline organizations throughout the system life-cycle is highly...
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This document was uploaded on 02/26/2014 for the course E 515 at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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