Table of Contents
PART 1: INTRODUCTION, OVERVIEW, AND BASIC KNOWLEDGE.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Systems Engineering.
Chapter 2: Overview of the Systems Engineering Design Process.
Chapter 3: Modeling and SysML Modeling.
Chapter 4: Discrete Mathematics: Sets, Relations, and Functions.
Chapter 5: Graphs and Directed Graphs (Digraphs).
PART 2: DESIGN AND INTEGRATION.
Chapter 6: Requirements and Defining the Design Problem.
Chapter 7: Functional Architecture Development.
Chapter 8: Physical Architecture Development.
Chapter 9: Allocated Architecture Development.
Chapter 10: Interface Design.
Chapter 11: Integration and Qualification.
PART 3: SUPPLEMENTAL TOPICS.
Chapter 12: Graphical Modeling Techniques.
Chapter 13 Decision Analysis for Design Trades.
Appendix A: Outline of Systems Engineering Documents.
Appendix B: IDEFO Model of the Engineering of a System.
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A model-based approach to key systems engineering design activities using real world methods and models.
- An overview of modeling, modeling methods associated with SysML, and IDEF0
- A comprehensive review of the topics discussed in Chapters 6 through 11 via a simple system – an automated soda machine
- Reviews General System Theory, systems science, natural systems, cybernetics, systems thinking, quantitative characterization of systems, system dynamics, constraint theory, and Fermi problems and guesstimation
- Discusses the value of systems engineering with five primary value propositions: systems as a goal-seeking system, systems engineering as a communications interface, systems engineering to avert showstoppers, systems engineering to find and fix errors, and systems engineering as risk mitigation
Dennis M. Buede and William D. Miller