Table of contents for System engineering management / Benjamin S. Blanchard.

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CONTENTS
Foreword xiii
Preface xv
1 Introduction to System Engineering 1
1.1 Definition of a System / 2
1.1.1 The Characteristics of a System / 2
1.1.2 Categories of Systems / 4
1.1.3 System of Systems (SOS) / 6
1.2 The Current Environment: Some Challenges / 8
1.3 The Need for System Engineering / 14
1.3.1 The System Life Cycle / 15
1.3.2 Definition of System Engineering / 16
1.3.3 Requirements for System Engineering / 24
1.3.4 System Architecture / 24
1.3.5 System Science / 25
1.3.6 System Analysis / 26
1.3.7 Some Additional System Models / 26
1.3.8 System Engineering in the Life Cycle (Some Applications) / 30
1.4 Related Terms and Definitions / 32
1.4.1 Concurrent/Simultaneous Engineering / 34
1.4.2 Some Major Supporting Design Disciplines / 34
1.4.3 Logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM) / 37
1.4.4 Integrated System Maintenance and Support / 38
1.4.5 Data and Information Management / 42
1.4.6 Configuration Management (CM) / 43
1.4.7 Total Quality Management (TQM) / 43
1.4.8 Total System Value and Life-Cycle Cost (LCC) / 43
1.5 System Engineering Management / 45
1.6 Summary / 48
2 The System Engineering Process 51
2.1 Definition of the Problem (Current Deficiency) / 53
2.2 System Requirements (Needs Analysis) / 54
2.3 System Feasibility Analysis / 55
2.4 System Operational Requirements / 57
2.5 The Logistics and Maintenance Support Concept / 60
2.6 Identification and Prioritization of Technical Performance
Measures (TPMs) / 68
2.7 Functional Analysis / 71
2.7.1 Functional Flow Block Diagrams (FFBDs) / 77
2.7.2 Operational Functions / 78
2.7.3 Maintenance and Support Functions / 79
2.7.4 Application of Functional Analysis / 80
2.7.5 Interfaces with Other Systems in an SOS Configuration / 87
2.8 Requirements Allocation / 88
2.8.1 Functional Packaging and Partitioning / 89
2.8.2 Allocation of System-Level Requirements to the
Subsystem Level and Below / 91
2.8.3 Traceability of Requirements (Top-Down/Bottom-Up) / 93
2.8.4 Allocation of Requirements in a SOS Configuration / 94
2.9 System Synthesis, Analysis, and Design Optimization / 95
2.10 Design Integration / 103
2.11 System Test and Evaluation / 106
2.11.1 Categories of Test and Evaluation / 108
2.11.2 Integrated Test Planning / 111
2.11.3 Preparation for Test and Evaluation / 112
2.11.4 Test Performance, Data Collection, Analysis, and
Validation / 113
2.11.5 System Modifications / 115
2.12 Production and/or Construction / 115
2.13 System Operational Use and Sustaining Support / 116
2.14 System Retirement and Material Recycling/Disposal / 118
2.15 Summary / 120
3 System Design Requirements 123
3.1 Development of Design Requirements and Design-To Criteria / 126
3.2 Development of Specifications / 127
3.3 The Integration of System Design Activities / 133
3.4 Selected Design Engineering Disciplines / 137
3.4.1 Software Engineering / 137
3.4.2 Reliability Engineering / 141
3.4.3 Maintainability Engineering / 155
3.4.4 Human Factors Engineering / 170
3.4.5 Safety Engineering / 180
3.4.6 Security Engineering / 182
3.4.7 Manufacturing and Production Engineering / 184
3.4.8 Logistics and Supportability Engineering / 187
3.4.9 Disposability Engineering / 194
3.4.10 Quality Engineering / 195
3.4.11 Environmental Engineering / 199
3.4.12 Value/Cost Engineering (Life-Cycle Costing) / 202
3.5 SOS Integration and Interoperability Requirements / 205
3.6 Summary / 208
4 Engineering Design Methods and Tools 217
4.1 Conventional Design Practices / 218
4.2 Analytical Methods / 221
4.3 Information Technology, the Internet, and Emerging Technologies / 222
4.4 Current Design Technologies and Tools / 224
4.4.1 The Use of Simulation in System Engineering / 227
4.4.2 The Use of Rapid Prototyping / 228
4.4.3 The Use of Mock-ups / 229
4.5 Computer-Aided Design (CAD) / 230
4.6 Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) / 237
4.7 Computer-Aided Support (CAS) / 239
4.8 Summary / 241
5 Design Review and Evaluation 243
5.1 Design Review and Evaluation Requirements / 244
5.2 Informal Day-to-Day Review and EVALUATION / 246
5.3 Formal Design Reviews / 251
5.3.1 Conceptual Design Review / 255
5.3.2 System Design Reviews / 256
5.3.3 Equipment/Software Design Reviews / 257
5.3.4 Critical Design Review / 257
5.4 The Design Change and System Modification Process / 258
5.5 Summary / 263
6 System Engineering Program Planning 265
Au: Is it Okey?
6.1.1 The Need for Early System Planning / 268
6.1.2 Determination of Program Requirements / 269
6.2 System Engineering Management Plan (SEMP) / 271
6.2.1 Statement of Work / 273
6.2.2 Definition of System Engineering Functions and Tasks / 275
6.2.3 System Engineering Organization / 280
6.2.4 Development of a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) / 284
6.2.5 Specification/Documentation Tree / 291
6.2.6 Technical Performance Measures (TPM) / 293
6.2.7 Development of Program Schedules / 295
6.2.8 Preparation of Cost Projections / 309
6.2.9 Program Technical Reviews and Audits / 312
6.2.10 Program Reporting Requirements / 314
6.3 Determination of Outsourcing Requirements / 316
6.3.1 Identification of Potential Suppliers / 319
6.3.2 Development of a Request for Proposal (RFP) / 321
6.3.3 Review and Evaluation of Supplier Proposals / 322
6.3.4 Selection of Suppliers and Contract Negotiation / 328
6.3.5 Supplier Monitoring and Control / 335
6.4 Integration of Design Specialty Plans / 336
6.5 Interfaces with Other Program Activities / 340
6.6 Management Methods/Tools / 343
6.7 Risk Management Plan / 344
6.8 Global Applications/Relationships / 349
6.9 Summary / 350
7 Organization for System Engineering 354
7.1 Developing the Organizational Structure / 355
7.2 Customer, Producer, and Supplier Relationships / 356
7.3 Customer Organization and Functions / 358
7.4 Producer Organization and Functions (The Contractor) / 360
7.4.1 Functional Organization Structure / 361
7.4.2 Product-Line/Project Organization Structure / 365
7.4.3 Matrix Organizational Structure / 366
7.4.4 Integrated Product and Process Development (IPPD) / 370
7.4.5 Integrated Product/Process Teams (IPTs) / 371
7.4.6 System Engineering Organization / 372
7.5 Supplier Organization and Functions / 377
7.6 Human Resource Requirements / 382
7.6.1 Creating the Proper Organizational Environment / 382
7.6.2 Leadership Characteristics / 385
7.6.3 The Needs of the Individual / 386
7.6.4 Staffing the Organization / 390
7.6.5 Personnel Development and Training / 392
7.7 Summary / 394
8 System Engineering Program Evaluation 397
8.1 Evaluation Requirements / 399
8.2 Benchmarking / 399
8.3 Evaluation of the System Engineering Organization / 401
8.4 Program Reporting, Feedback, and Control / 408
8.5 Summary / 409
Appendix A Functional Analysis (Case-Study Examples) 412
Appendix B Life-Cycle Cost-Analysis Process 419
Appendix C Selected Case Studies (Seven Examples) 441
Appendix D Design Review Checklist 478
Appendix E Supplier Evaluation Checklist 501
Appendix F Selected Bibliography 509
Index 521

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Systems engineering.