This book provides systems engineers and analysts with the concepts, methodologies, models and tools needed to understand and implement the systems approach.* NEW - Updates coverage throughout to reflect the most current practices in the field. * NEW - Features new or expanded coverage of many topics, including...* Design for producibility, disposability, and affordability. * Quality Function Deployment (QFD). * Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis (FMECA). * Fault-Tree Analysis (FTA). * Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM). * Operator Task Analysis (OTA). * Total productive maintenance. * Technical Performance Measures (TPMs). * Functional analysis and requirements allocation. * Design Dependent Parameters (DDPs). * Top-down, integrated, life-cycle perspective addresses overall product life-cycle. Evolves from identification of a consumer need to design and development, production/construction, distribution, system utilization and support, retirement and material recycling and/or disposal. * Emphasizes the systems engineering process with a step-by-step approach. * Covers the integration of a number of design disciplines essential to the implementation of systems engineering, such as: * Reliability. * Maintainability. * Human factors. * Supportability. * Producibility. * Disposability. * Affordability. * Emphasizes the application of theoretical constructs, providing examples, case studies, problems and exercises based on real-world industrial experience. * Includes analytical tools that aid students in converting theory to application and practitioners in solving on-the-job problems. * Integrates a wealth of case studies, over 300 figures, numerous tables, and over 430 end-of-chapter questions and exercises.
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A textbook for graduate or undergraduate level; also of possible interest to practicing engineers. Presents concepts and techniques for creating any type of large or small system, and for analyzing and existing man-made system. Guides the reader through the entire system life cycle. Appendices proviReview:
“This text is the most complete, most thorough, and the most systematic textbook on the subject of Systems Engineering. The textbook is presenting materials in a proper and sequential manner and it is not jumping from topic to topic.”
-Lili H. Tabrizi, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
“This is, without a doubt, the definitive text on systems engineering. It provides a comprehensive coverage of the field, considering both the design and analysis of complex systems.”
-Stanley F. Bullington, MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY
“The clean coverage of individual topics makes it easier to address needs of students both in our regular graduate course and to supplement short courses. The book serves as an excellent quick reference guide.”
-Paul Componation, THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE
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Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0138807582
Book Description Prentice-Hall. Book Condition: New. pp. 720. Bookseller Inventory # 58135022