Systems Engineering: A Systemic and Systematic Methodology for Solving Complex Problems

1st Edition

Joseph Eli Kasser

CRC Press
September 13, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 440 Pages - 90 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138387935 - CAT# K399165

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This book will change the way you think about problems. This book discusses systems engineering as a problem-solving approach for tackling complex problems. It focuses on creating solutions to complex problems by taking a problem-solving approach. It discusses systems engineering as a practical approach for tackling all sorts of problems, not only discussing what needs to be done, but also provides guidance and examples of how to do it. The book applies systems thinking to systems engineering and introduces several innovative concepts such as direct and indirect stakeholders and the Nine-System Model which provides the context for the activities performed in the project and provides a framework for successful stake holder management.



  • Treats systems engineering as a problem-solving methodology
  • Describes what systems engineers do and how they do it in each state of the system lifecycle
  • Discusses the perennial problem of poor requirements, defines the grammar and structure of a requirement, provides a template for a good imperative construction statement and the requirements for writing requirements.
  • Provides examples of bad and questionable requirements and explains the reasons why they are bad and questionable.
  • Introduces new concepts such as direct and indirect stakeholders and the Shmemp!
  • Includes the Nine-System Model and other unique tools for systems engineering


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