This etextbook, System Engineering Analysis, Design, and Development 2nd edition (PDF) presents a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to System Engineering analysis, design, and development via an integrated set of principles, practices, concepts, and methodologies. The methods presented in this textbook apply to any type of human system — and large, medium or small organizational systems and system development projects delivering engineered systems or services across multiple business sectors such as transportation, medical, educational, financial, aerospace and defense, utilities, governmental, political, and charity, among others.
- Highlights/introduces a new 21st Century Systems Engineering & Development (SE&D) paradigm that is easy to understand and implement.
Each chapter provides definitions of key terms, examples, guiding principles, author’s notes, real-world examples, and exercises, which highlight and reinforce key SE&D concepts and practices
- Provides a common focal point for “bridging the gap” between and unifying System Acquirers, System Users, multi-discipline System Engineering, and Project, Functional, and Executive Management education, knowledge, and decision-making for developing systems, products, or services
- Provides practices that are critical staging points for technical decision making such as Life Cycle requirements; Technical Strategy Development; SE Process; Phases, Modes, & States; Requirements Derivation; System Architecture Development, User-Centric System Design (UCSD); Engineering Standards, Coordinate Systems, and Conventions; et al.
- Addresses concepts employed in Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), Model-Driven Design (MDD), Unified Modeling Language (UMLTM) / Systems Modeling Language (SysMLTM), and Agile/Spiral/V-Model Development such as user needs, stories, and use cases analysis; specification development; User-Centric System Design (UCSD); system architecture development; interface definition & control; system integration & test; and Verification & Validation (V&V)
Thoroughly illustrated, with end-of-chapter exercises and numerous case studies and examples, Systems Engineering Analysis, Design, and Development, Second Edition 2e is a primary textbook for multi-discipline, engineering, system analysis, and project management graduate/undergraduate level students and a valuable reference for professionals.
“This excellent textbook will be useful to every system engineer (SE) regardless of the domain. It covers ALL relevant SE material and does so in a very clear, methodical fashion. The depth and breadth of the author’s presentation of SE principles and practices is outstanding.” – Philip Allen