An introduction to the professional and academic aspects of systems engineering.
Systems engineering activities, opportunities and drivers;
Case studies of systems failures;
Models of system lifecycle development;
Introduction to model-based systems engineering;
Representations for system structure, system behavior, system interfaces and systems integration;
Reactive (even-driven) systems, systems-of-systems, measures of system complexity;
Visual modeling of engineering systems with UML and SySML;
Simplified procedures for engineering optimization and tradeoff analysis.
Software tools for visual modeling of systems with UML and SySML. Students will complete a project for the front-end development of an engineering system using ULM/SySML.
Overview of the professional and academic aspects of systems engineering.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.