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Systems Engineering: Design Principles and Models

1st Edition


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

1st Edition


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...

Human–Systems Integration: From Virtual to Tangible

1st Edition

Guy André Boy
February 14, 2020

Human–Systems Integration: From Virtual to Tangible Subject Guide: Ergonomics and Human Factors This book is an attempt to better formalize a systemic approach to human–systems integration (HSI). Good HSI is a matter of maturity… it takes time to mature. It takes time for a human being to become...

Untangling Complex Systems: A Grand Challenge for Science

1st Edition

Pier Luigi Gentili
January 30, 2020

Complex Systems are natural systems that science is unable to describe exhaustively. Examples of Complex Systems are both unicellular and multicellular living beings; human brains; human immune systems; ecosystems; human societies; the global economy; the climate and geology of our planet. This...

Process Improvement with CMMI® v1.2 and ISO Standards

1st Edition

Boris Mutafelija, Harvey Stromberg
December 17, 2019

In this age of globalization, process improvement practitioners must be able to comprehend and work with the different standards and frameworks used around the world. While many systems and software engineering organizations rely on a single standard as the primary driver of process improvement...

Identification of Continuous-Time Systems: Linear and Robust Parameter Estimation

1st Edition

Allamaraju Subrahmanyam, Ganti Prasada Rao
December 11, 2019

Models of dynamical systems are required for various purposes in the field of systems and control. The models are handled either in discrete time (DT) or in continuous time (CT). Physical systems give rise to models only in CT because they are based on physical laws which are invariably in CT. In...

Evolving Toolbox for Complex Project Management

1st Edition

Alex Gorod, Leonie Hallo, Vernon Ireland, Indra Gunawan
November 19, 2019

This book enhances learning about complex project management principles and practices through the introduction and discussion of a portfolio of tools presented as an evolving toolbox. Throughout the book, industry practitioners examine the toolsets that are part of the toolbox to develop a broader...

Reliability Engineering: Methods and Applications

1st Edition

Mangey Ram
October 25, 2019

Over the last 50 years, the theory and the methods of reliability analysis have developed significantly. Therefore, it is very important to the reliability specialist to be informed of each reliability measure. This book will provide historical developments, current advancements, applications,...

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

1st Edition

Joseph Eli Kasser
September 30, 2019

This book will change the way you think about problems. It focuses on creating solutions to all sorts of complex problems by taking a practical, problem-solving approach. It discusses not only what needs to be done, but it also provides guidance and examples of how to do it. The book applies...

Intelligence, Creativity and Fantasy: Proceedings of the 5th International Multidisciplinary Congress (PHI 2019), October 7-9, 2019, Paris, France

1st Edition

Mário S. Ming Kong, Maria do Rosário Monteiro, Maria João Pereira Neto
September 24, 2019

The texts presented in Proportion Harmonies and Identities (PHI) - INTELLIGENCE, CREATIVITY AND FANTASY were compiled with the intent to establish a multidisciplinary platform for the presentation, interaction and dissemination of research. The aim is also to foster the awareness and discussion on...

Systems Architecting: Methods and Examples

1st Edition

Howard Eisner
September 18, 2019

This book provides a new approach to systems architecting not previously available. The book provides a compact innovative procedure for architecting any type of system. Systems Architecting: Methods and Examples describes a method of system architecting that is believed to be a substantial...

Mathematics in Engineering Sciences: Novel Theories, Technologies, and Applications

1st Edition

Mangey Ram
September 16, 2019

This book includes research studies, novel theory, as well as new methodology and applications in mathematics and management sciences. The book will provide a comprehensive range of mathematics applied to engineering areas for different tasks. It will offer an international perspective and a bridge...

Information Engineering of Emergency Treatment for Marine Oil Spill Accidents

1st Edition

Lin Mu, Lizhe Wang, Jining Yan
September 10, 2019

Oil spills are a serious marine disaster. Oil spill accidents usually occur in shipping, ports and offshore oil development. Although most are emergent events, once an oil spill occurs, it will cause great harm to the marine ecological environment, and bring direct harm to the economic...

Fundamentals of Economics for Applied Engineering

2nd Edition

S. Kant Vajpayee, MD Sarder
August 14, 2019

An easy-to-follow contemporary engineering economics text that helps making sound economic decisions without advanced mathematics. This one-semester introduction to the fundamentals of engineering economics provides an overview of the basic theory and mathematics underlying operational business...