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Systems Engineering: Design Principles and Models

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Dahai Liu
August 26, 2015

For the past several decades, systems engineering has grown rapidly in its scope and application and shown significant benefits for the design of large, complex systems. However, current systems engineering textbooks are either too technical or at a high conceptual level. Written by an expert with m...

Systems Design and Engineering: Facilitating Multidisciplinary Development Projects

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G. Maarten Bonnema, Karel T. Veenvliet, Jan F. Broenink
December 15, 2015

As its name implies, the aim of Systems Design and Engineering: Facilitating Multidisciplinary Development Projects is to help systems engineers develop the skills and thought processes needed to successfully develop and implement engineered systems. Such expertise typically does not come through st...

Bayesian Damage Assessment and Prognostics in Engineering Materials

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Juan Chiachio-Ruano, Shankar Sankararaman, Manuel Chiachio-Ruano
December 15, 2018

This book is intended to provide a bottom-up and fundamental understanding of the use of probabilistic methods and reliability analysis techniques in engineering applications. Divided into two parts, the book covers fundamental topics about uncertainty quantification in engineering and particular...

Individual Latent Error Detection (I-LED): Making Systems Safer

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Justin R.E. Saward, Neville A. Stanton
December 14, 2018

Undetected human error in aircraft maintenance creates a latent error condition that can contribute to undesirable outcomes. Individual Latent Error Detection (I-LED) acts as an additional system safety control that helps an engineer recall past errors through environmental cues. This book...

Implementing Project and Program Benefit Management

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Kenn Dolan
November 26, 2018

One of the most difficult, yet important, questions regarding projects is "What advantages will this project create for the investors and key stakeholders?" Projects and programs should be treated as investments. This means that the focus of projects shifts from delivering within the triple...

Engineering and Operations of System of Systems

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John Mo, Ronald Beckett
November 15, 2018

Modern engineering systems are complex and multi-faceted, and must be flexible, adaptable, and fully integrated with the supply chain and other stakeholders to deliver an effective level of performance. Therefore, this book aims to create an operational view and new understanding of modern system...

Mechanics of Project Management: Nuts and Bolts of Project Execution

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Adedeji B. Badiru, S. Abidemi Badiru, I. Adetokunboh Badiru
November 05, 2018

Every organizational endeavor is based on project management. Projects range from simple to complex, with a definite beginning and a definite end. In manufacturing, as an example, the production of each unit of a product is defined as a project. The lifecycle goes from raw material to the product...

Understanding Molecules: Lectures on Chemistry for Physicists and Engineers

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Franco Battaglia, Thomas F. George
October 10, 2018

Chemistry is a subject that many students with differing goals have to tackle. This unique general chemistry textbook is tailored to more mathematically-oriented engineering or physics students. The authors emphasize the principles underlying chemistry rather than chemistry itself and the almost...

System Reliability Management: Solutions and Technologies

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Adarsh Anand, Mangey Ram
October 06, 2018

This book provides the latest research advances in the field of system reliability assurance and engineering. It contains reference material for applications of reliability in system engineering, offering a theoretical sound background with adequate numerical illustrations. Included are concepts...

Human Factors of a Global Society: A System of Systems Perspective

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Tadeusz Marek, Waldemar Karwowski, Marek Frankowicz, Jussi Kantola, Pavel Zgaga
October 01, 2018

During the last 60 years the discipline of human factors (HF) has evolved alongside progress in engineering, technology, and business. Contemporary HF is clearly shifting towards addressing the human-centered design paradigm for much larger and complex societal systems, the effectiveness of which...

Systems Thinking in Practice: Applications of the Event Analysis of Systemic Teamwork Method

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Neville A. Dr. Stanton, Paul Dr. Salmon, Guy H. Dr. Walker
September 18, 2018

This book presents the latest developments of Systems Thinking in Practice to the analysis and design of complex sociotechnical systems. The Event Analysis of Systemic Teamwork (EAST) method is applied to micro, meso and macro systems. Written by experts in the field, this text covers a diverse...

Systems Engineering for Projects: Achieving Positive Outcomes in a Complex World

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Lory Mitchell Wingate
September 14, 2018

Systems engineering has been applied to some of the most important projects of our time, including those that have helped humanity explore the world and the universe, expand our technical abilities, and enhance the quality of human life. Without formal training in systems engineering, the...

Systems Thinker's Toolbox: Tools for Managing Complexity

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Joseph Eli Kasser
September 13, 2018

Systems Thinker's Toolbox: Tools for Managing Complexity provides more than 100 tools based on systems thinking and beyond. Each tool is described, and when necessary, examples are provided of how each of them can be used. Some of the simplest tools can be combined into more complex tools. The...

Engineering Emergence: A Modeling and Simulation Approach

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Larry B. Rainey, Mo Jamshidi
August 23, 2018

This book examines the nature of emergence in context of man-made (i.e. engineered) systems, in general, and system of systems engineering applications, specifically. It investigates emergence to interrogate or explore the domain space from a modeling and simulation perspective to facilitate...

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