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Systems Engineering and Analysis

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3rd
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9780131350472

ISBN10:
0131350471
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/1998
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PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

Appropriate for undergraduate and graduate courses in Systems Engineering and Systems Analysis. Practical introduction to Systems Engineering and Analysis provides systems engineers and analysts with the concepts, methodologies, models and tools needed to understand and implement the systems approach.

Table of Contents

PREFACE xiii
Part I: Introduction to Systems 1(44)
1 SYSTEM DEFINITIONS AND CONCEPTS
1(16)
1.1 System Definitions and Elements
1(3)
1.2 Classification of Systems
4(3)
1.3 Science and Systems Science
7(3)
1.4 Transition to the Systems Age
10(2)
1.5 Technology and Technical Systems
12(2)
1.6 Engineering in the Systems Age
14(2)
Questions and Problems
16(1)
2 BRINGING SYSTEMS INTO BEING
17(28)
2.1 Engineering for Product Competitiveness
17(2)
2.2 System Life-Cycle Engineering
19(4)
2.3 Systems Engineering Definitions
23(1)
2.4 The Systems Engineering Process
24(5)
2.5 System Design Evaluation
29(7)
2.6 Implementing Systems Engineering
36(7)
Questions and Problems
43(2)
Part II: The System Design Process 45(98)
3 CONCEPTUAL SYSTEM DESIGN
45(29)
3.1 Identification of Need
45(1)
3.2 Accomplishment of Feasibility Analysis
46(1)
3.3 Advance System Planning
47(1)
3.4 System Requirements Analysis
48(9)
3.5 Technical Performance Measures (TPMs)
57(4)
3.6 Functional Analysis and Allocation
61(6)
3.7 Synthesis, Analysis, and Evaluation
67(2)
3.8 System Specification
69(2)
3.9 Conceptual Design Review
71(1)
Questions and Problems
72(2)
4 PRELIMINARY SYSTEM DESIGN
74(23)
4.1 Subsystem Functional Analysis
74(6)
4.2 Requirements Allocation
80(4)
4.3 Design Requirements (Parameters)
84(2)
4.4 Engineering Design Technologies
86(7)
4.5 Synthesis and Design Definition
93(1)
4.6 System Design Reviews
94(2)
Questions and Problems
96(1)
5 DETAIL DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
97(24)
5.1 Detail Design Requirements
97(2)
5.2 Integrating System Elements
99(5)
5.3 Design Engineering Activities
104(3)
5.4 Detail Design Aids
107(1)
5.5 Detail Design Documentation
108(4)
5.6 System Prototype Development
112(2)
5.7 Detail Design Reviews
114(5)
Questions and Problems
119(2)
6 SYSTEM TEST AND EVALUATION
121(22)
6.1 Requirements for Test and Evaluation
121(2)
6.2 Categories of System/Component Testing
123(5)
6.3 Planning for Test and Evaluation
128(2)
6.4 Preparation for Test and Evaluation
130(2)
6.5 Test Performance and Reporting
132(8)
6.6 System Modification
140(1)
Questions and Problems
140(3)
Part III: Systems Analysis and Design Evaluation 143(202)
7 ALTERNATIVES AND MODELS IN DECISION MAKING
143(26)
7.1 Alternatives in Decision Making
143(2)
7.2 Models in Decision Making
145(4)
7.3 Decision Evaluation Theory
149(4)
7.4 The Decision Evaluation Matrix
153(2)
7.5 Decisions Under Assumed Certainty
155(2)
7.6 Decisions Under Risk
157(3)
7.7 Decisions Under Uncertainty
160(4)
7.8 The Decision Evaluation Display
164(2)
Questions and Problems
166(3)
8 MODELS FOR ECONOMIC EVALUATION
169(37)
8.1 Interest and Interest Formulas
169(6)
8.2 Determining Economic Equivalence
175(4)
8.3 Evaluating a Single Alternative Under Certainty
179(7)
8.4 Evaluating Multiple Alternatives Under Certainty
186(4)
8.5 Evaluations Involving Multiple Criteria
190(2)
8.6 Evaluating Multiple Alternatives with Multiple Features
192(3)
8.7 Break-Even Economic Evaluations
195(5)
8.8 Break-Even Analysis Under Risk
200(1)
Questions and Problems
201(5)
9 OPTIMIZATION IN DESIGN AND OPERATIONS
206(55)
9.1 Classical Optimization Theory
206(7)
9.2 Unconstrained Classical Optimization
213(18)
9.3 Constrained Classical Optimization
231(5)
9.4 Evaluation Involving Optimization and Multiple Criteria
236(2)
9.5 Constrained Optimization by Linear Programming
238(9)
9.6 Constrained Optimization by Dynamic Programming
247(9)
Questions and Problems
256(5)
10 QUEUING THEORY AND ANALYSIS
261(45)
10.1 The Queuing System
261(4)
10.2 Monte Carlo Analysis of Queuing
265(3)
10.3 Single-Channel Queuing Models
268(10)
10.4 Multiple-Channel Queuing Models
278(2)
10.5 Queuing with Nonexponential Service
280(3)
10.6 Finite Population Queuing Models
283(8)
10.7 Repairable Equipment Population Systems
291(12)
Questions and Problems
303(3)
11 CONTROL CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES
306(39)
11.1 Some Control Concepts
306(3)
11.2 Statistical Process Control
309(11)
11.3 Optimum Policy Control
320(3)
11.4 Project Control with CPM and PERT
323(11)
11.5 Total Quality Control
334(5)
Questions and Problems
339(6)
Part IV: Design for Operational Feasibility 345(264)
12 DESIGN FOR RELIABILITY
345(56)
12.1 Definition and Explanation of Reliability
345(2)
12.2 Measures of Reliability
347(15)
12.3 Reliability in the System Life Cycle
362(13)
12.4 Reliability Analysis Methods
375(12)
12.5 Design Review and Evaluation
387(2)
12.6 Reliability Test and Evaluation
389(7)
Questions and Problems
396(5)
13 DESIGN FOR MAINTAINABILITY
401(58)
13.1 Definition and Explanation of Maintainability
401(1)
13.2 Measures of Maintainability
402(15)
13.3 Maintainability in the System Life Cycle
417(7)
13.4 Maintainability Analysis Methods
424(23)
13.5 Design Review and Evaluation
447(1)
13.6 Maintainability Demonstration
448(6)
Questions and Problems
454(5)
14 DESIGN FOR USABILITY (HUMAN FACTORS)
459(31)
14.1 Definition and Explanation of Human Factors
459(15)
14.2 The Measures in Human Factors
474(1)
14.3 Human Factors in the System Life Cycle
475(3)
14.4 Human Factors Analysis Methods
478(7)
14.5 Personnel and Training Requirements
485(2)
14.6 Design Review and Evaluation
487(1)
14.7 Personnel Test and Evaluation
488(1)
Questions and Problems
488(2)
15 DESIGN FOR SUPPORTABILITY (SERVICEABILITY)
490(45)
15.1 Definition and Explanation of Supportability
491(1)
15.2 The Elements of Support
492(3)
15.3 The Measures of Supportability
495(18)
15.4 Logistic Support in the System Life Cycle
513(8)
15.5 Supportability Analysis (SA)
521(7)
15.6 Continuous Acquisition and Life-Cycle Support (CALS)
528(1)
15.7 Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
529(2)
15.8 Supportability Test and Evaluation
531(1)
Questions and Problems
532(3)
16 DESIGN FOR PRODUCIBILITY AND DISPOSABILITY
535(22)
16.1 Introduction to Producibility and Disposability
535(4)
16.2 Producibility and Disposability in the System Life Cycle
539(5)
16.3 Design for Producibility
544(5)
16.4 Modeling Manufacturing Progress
549(1)
16.5 Design for Disposability
550(3)
16.6 Integration of Producibility and Disposability
553(1)
Questions and Problems
554(3)
17 DESIGN FOR AFFORDABILITY (LIFE-CYCLE COST)
557(52)
17.1 Introduction to Life-Cycle Costing
557(4)
17.2 Cost Emphasis in the System Life Cycle
561(4)
17.3 The Life-Cycle Cost Analysis Process
565(2)
17.4 A Life-Cycle Cost Analysis Process Example
567(30)
17.5 Life-Cycle Cost Applications and Benefits
597(5)
Questions and Problems
602(7)
Part V: Systems Engineering Management 609(54)
18 SYSTEMS ENGINEERING PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION
609(31)
18.1 Systems Engineering Planning
610(1)
18.2 System Engineering Management Plan (SEMP)
610(16)
18.3 Organization for Systems Engineering
626(12)
18.4 Summary
638(1)
Questions and Problems
638(2)
19 PROGRAM MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL
640(23)
19.1 Organizational Goals and Objectives
640(2)
19.2 Direction and Control of Program Activities
642(11)
19.3 Program Evaluation Factors
653(4)
19.4 Program Risk Management
657(4)
Questions and Problems
661(2)
Part VI: Appendices 663(66)
APPENDIX A: ANALYSIS AND CHECKLIST METHODS
664(14)
A.1 Functional Analysis
665(9)
A.2 Design Review Checklists
674(4)
APPENDIX B: PROBABILITY THEORY AND ANALYSIS
678(17)
B.1 Probability Concepts and Theory
678(3)
B.2 Probability Distribution Models
681(9)
B.3 Monte Carlo Analysis
690(5)
APPENDIX C: PROBABILITY AND STATISTICAL TABLES
695(9)
C.1 Random Rectangular Variates
696(2)
C.2 Cumulative Poisson Probabilities
698(4)
C.3 Cumulative Normal Probabilities
702(2)
APPENDIX D: INTEREST FACTORS TABLES
704(9)
Tables D.1 to D.8 Interest Factors for Annual Compounding
704(9)
APPENDIX E: FINITE QUEUING TABLES
713(8)
Table E.1 to E.3 Finite Queuing Factors
713(8)
APPENDIX F: SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
721(8)
F.1 Systems, Systems Theory, Systems Engineering, and Systems Analysis
722(1)
F.2 Concurrent/Simultaneous Engineering
723(1)
F.3 Software/Computer-Aided Systems
724(1)
F.4 Reliability, Maintainability, and Maintenance Engineering
724(1)
F.5 Human Factors and Safety Engineering
725(1)
F.6 Logistics and Logistics Engineering
725(1)
F.7 Quality, Quality Engineering, and Quality Assurance
726(1)
F.8 Production, Producibility, and Environmental Engineering
726(1)
F.9 Operations Research, and Operations Analysis
727(1)
F.10 Engineering Economy, Economic Analysis, and Cost Estimating
727(1)
F.11 Management and Supporting Areas
727(2)
INDEX 729


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