Telecommunication System Engineering

Author: Roger L. Freeman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471451334

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 991

View: 2724

From the review of the Third Edition: "A must for anyone in volved in the practical aspects of the telecommunications industry."-CHOICE * Outlines the expertise essential to the successful operation and design of every type of telecommunications networks in use today * New edition is fully revised and expanded to present authoritative coverage of the important developments that have taken place since the previous edition was published * Includes new chapters on hot topics such as cellular radio, asynchronous transfer mode, broadband technologies, and network management
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Systems Engineering

Author: Andrew P. Sage

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471536390

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 606

View: 4157

Addresses some fundamental considerations associated with the engineering of large scale systems. The first part deals with systems methodology, design and management including a detailed examination of operational and task level system quality assurance through configuration management, audits and reviews, standards and systems integration. The second part discusses a variety of systems design and management approaches, particularly those concerned with system effectiveness evaluation and the human role in systems.
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System Engineering Management

Author: Benjamin S. Blanchard,John E. Blyler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119225329

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 576

View: 9573

A practical, step-by-step guide to total systems management Systems Engineering Management, Fifth Edition is a practical guide to the tools and methodologies used in the field. Using a "total systems management" approach, this book covers everything from initial establishment to system retirement, including design and development, testing, production, operations, maintenance, and support. This new edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest tools and best practices, and includes rich discussion on computer-based modeling and hardware and software systems integration. New case studies illustrate real-world application on both large- and small-scale systems in a variety of industries, and the companion website provides access to bonus case studies and helpful review checklists. The provided instructor's manual eases classroom integration, and updated end-of-chapter questions help reinforce the material. The challenges faced by system engineers are candidly addressed, with full guidance toward the tools they use daily to reduce costs and increase efficiency. System Engineering Management integrates industrial engineering, project management, and leadership skills into a unique emerging field. This book unifies these different skill sets into a single step-by-step approach that produces a well-rounded systems engineering management framework. Learn the total systems lifecycle with real-world applications Explore cutting edge design methods and technology Integrate software and hardware systems for total SEM Learn the critical IT principles that lead to robust systems Successful systems engineering managers must be capable of leading teams to produce systems that are robust, high-quality, supportable, cost effective, and responsive. Skilled, knowledgeable professionals are in demand across engineering fields, but also in industries as diverse as healthcare and communications. Systems Engineering Management, Fifth Edition provides practical, invaluable guidance for a nuanced field.
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Systems Engineering

Methodik und Praxis

Author: Walter F. Daenzer

Publisher: orell füssli

ISBN: 9783857439988

Category: Problemlösen - Ganzheitliches Denken

Page: 618

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NASA Systems Engineering Handbook

Author: Stephen J. Kapurch

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437937306

Category:

Page: 340

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Provides general guidance and information on systems engineering that will be useful to the NASA community. It provides a generic description of Systems Engineering (SE) as it should be applied throughout NASA. The handbook will increase awareness and consistency across the Agency and advance the practice of SE. This handbook provides perspectives relevant to NASA and data particular to NASA. Covers general concepts and generic descriptions of processes, tools, and techniques. It provides information on systems engineering best practices and pitfalls to avoid. Describes systems engineering as it should be applied to the development and implementation of large and small NASA programs and projects. Charts and tables.
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Power System Engineering

Planning, Design, and Operation of Power Systems and Equipment

Author: Juergen Schlabbach,Karl-Heinz Rofalski

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527679049

Category: Science

Page: 400

View: 1985

With its focus on the requirements and procedures of tendering and project contracting, this book enables the reader to adapt the basics of power systems and equipment design to special tasks and engineering projects, e.g. the integration of renewable energy sources.
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A System Engineering Approach to Imaging

Author: Norman S. Kopeika

Publisher: SPIE Press

ISBN: 9780819423771

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 679

View: 7563

This textbook addresses imaging from the system engineering point of view, examining advantages and disadvantages of imaging in various spectral regions. Focuses on imaging principles and system concepts, rather than devices. Intended as a senior-year undergraduate or graduate level engineering textbook. A solution manual is included.
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Sound System Engineering

Author: Don Davis,Eugene Patronis

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136119337

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 504

View: 6864

Sound System Engineering Third Edition is a complete revision and expansion of the former work. Written by two leading authorities in the field of audio engineering, this highly respected guide covers the fundamentals necessary for the understanding of today's systems as well as for those systems yet to come. The space formerly occupied by outdated photographs of manufacturers' product and of older system installations has now been filled with new measurements and discussions of the measurement process. The "Mathematics for Audio chapter has been expanded to include the mathematics of phasors. The "Interfacing Electrical and Acoustic Systems chapter has a completely new section covering the analysis of alternating current circuits. Additionally, system gain structure is now treated by both the available input power method and the voltage only method, complete with illustrations of each. All chapters dealing with loudspeaker directivity and coverage, the acoustic environment, room acoustics, speech intelligibility, and acoustic gain appear in up to date versions. In addition there is new material on signal delay and synchronization and equalization. There are completely new chapters on microphones, loudspeakers and loudspeaker arrays including line arrays with steering and beam-width control, and signal processing, both analog and digital. The book runs the gamut of sound system design from the simplest all-analog paging system to the largest multipurpose digital systems. In writing this third edition, the authors kept in mind the needs of sound system installers, sound system service technicians, and sound system designers. All three groups will find the material to be useful for everyday work as well as beneficial in the furtherance of their overall audio education.
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Control System Engineering

Author: U.A.Bakshi,V.U.Bakshi

Publisher: Technical Publications

ISBN: 9788184314632

Category:

Page: 1036

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Control System Analysis Examples of control systems, Open loop control systems, Closed loop control systems. Transfer function. Types of feedback and feedback control system characteristics - Noise rejection; Gain, Sensitivity, Stability. Mathematical Modeling of Systems Importance of a mathematical model, Block diagrams, Signal flow graphs, Masan's gain formula and its application to block diagram reduction. State space method, Solving time-invariant system,Transfer matrix. Transient and Steady State - Response Analysis Impulse response function, First order system, Second order system, Time domain specifications of systems, Analysis of transient-response using second order model.Classification of control systems according to Type of systems, Steady - state errors, Static error constants, Steady - state analysis of different types of systems using step, ramp and parabolic input signals. Stability Analysis Concept of stability, Stability analysis using Routh's stability criterion, Absolute stability, Relative stability, Root-Locus plots, Summary of general rules for constructing Root-Locus, Root-Locus analysis of control systems. Compensation techniques-Log, lead, log-lead. Frequency-Response Analysis Frequency domain specifications, Resonance peak and peak resonating frequency, Relationship between time and frequency domain specification of systems. Bode plots, Polar plots, Log-magnitude Vs phase plots, Nyquist stability criterion, Stability analysis, Relative stability, Gain margin, Phase margin, Stability analysis of system using Bode plots. Closed-loop frequency response-Constant gain and phase loci, Nichol's chart and their use in stability study of systems. Control Components and Controller D.C. and A.C. servomotors, Servoamplifier, Potentiometer, Synchro transmitters, Synchro receivers, Synchro control transformer, Stepper motors. Discontinuous controller modes, Continuous controller modes, Composite controllers.
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System Engineering Analysis, Design, and Development

Concepts, Principles, and Practices

Author: Charles S. Wasson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118442261

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 882

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Presents a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to system analysis, design, and development via an integrated set of concepts, principles, practices, and methodologies. Provides a common focal point for “bridging the gap” between and unifying System Users, System Acquirers, multi-discipline System Engineering, and Project, Functional, and Executive Management education, knowledge, and decision-making for developing systems, products, or services Each chapter provides definitions of key terms, guiding principles, examples, author's notes, real-world examples, and exercises, which highlight and reinforce key SE&D concepts and practices Addresses concepts employed in Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), Model-Driven Design (MDD), Unified Modeling Language (UMLTM) / Systems Modeling Language (SysMLTM), and Agile/Spiral/V-Model Development such as user needs, stories, and use cases analysis; specification development; system architecture development; User-Centric System Design (UCSD); interface definition & control; system integration & test; and Verification & Validation (V&V)
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System-Engineering für Realzeitsysteme

Bericht über das Verbundprojekt PROSYT

Author: Hartwig Steusloff,Thomas Batz

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642516610

Category: Computers

Page: 421

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Bei der Entwicklung komplexer Automatisierungssysteme sind immer umfangreichere Aufgaben von einer steigenden Anzahl miteinander kommunizierender Rechner zu lösen. Dazu bedarf es der Verwendung einer adäquaten Entwicklungsumgebung. Dieses Buch beschreibt die Ergebnisse des Verbundprojekts PROSYT, in dem unter Beteiligung von 18 Partnern aus Industrie und Wissenschaft eine Systementwicklungsumgebung zur Realisierung verteilbarer Realzeitsysteme entstand. Verschiedene (Software-)Werkzeuge unterschiedlicher Hersteller wurden syntaktisch und semantisch in Werkzeuglinien integriert, um den gesamten Systemlebenszyklus vom Requirement-Engineering bis zur Wartung mit einem integrierten System abzudecken. Das Entwicklungssystem PROSYT besteht aus einem offenen Rahmensystem, in das die Werkzeuge horizontal und vertikal integriert wurden. Das Rahmensystem enthält ein Dialogsystem (PRODIA), ein Nonstandard Datenbanksystem (PRODAT) und eine wissensbasierte Recherchenkomponente (Projekt-Advisor). Drei integrierte Werkzeuglinien (SARS-IGS-VICO-PEARL, EPOS-PRODOS-CAT-PRISE/PDAS und PASQUALE-PRODOS), die den gesamten Systemzyklus abdecken, zeigen die Nützlichkeit und Angemessenheit der Konzepte der Basissysteme sowie die Realisierbarkeit der Integration mit vertretbarem Aufwand von Werkzeugen unterschiedlicher Firmen. Das Buch wendet sich an Anwender von Softwarewerkzeugen, Entwickler von integrierten Werkzeugsystemen und von Rahmensystemen und potentielle Anwender wissensbasierter Methoden bei der Projektabwicklung.
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System of Systems Engineering

Innovations for the Twenty-First Century

Author: Mohammad Jamshidi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118210735

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 616

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Discover the emerging science and engineering of System of Systems Many challenges of the twenty-first century, such as fossil fuel energy resources, require a new approach. The emergence of System of Systems (SoS) and System of Systems Engineering (SoSE) presents engineers and professionals with the potential for solving many of the challenges facing our world today. This groundbreaking book brings together the viewpoints of key global players in the field to not only define these challenges, but to provide possible solutions. Each chapter has been contributed by an international expert, and topics covered include modeling, simulation, architecture, the emergence of SoS and SoSE, net-centricity, standards, management, and optimization, with various applications to defense, transportation, energy, the environment, healthcare, service industry, aerospace, robotics, infrastructure, and information technology. The book has been complemented with several case studies—Space Exploration, Future Energy Resources, Commercial Airlines Maintenance, Manufacturing Sector, Service Sector, Intelligent Transportation, Future Combat Missions, Global Earth Observation System of Systems project, and many more—to give readers an understanding of the real-world applications of this relatively new technology. System of Systems Engineering is an indispensable resource for aerospace and defense engineers and professionals in related fields.
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Digital Systems Engineering

Author: William J. Dally,John W. Poulton

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521592925

Category: Computers

Page: 663

View: 3844

Digital Systems Engineering presents a comprehensive treatment of speed, reliability and power.
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Spacecraft Systems Engineering

Author: Peter Fortescue,Graham Swinerd,John Stark

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111997836X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 752

View: 8671

This fourth edition of the bestselling Spacecraft Systems Engineering title provides the reader with comprehensive coverage of the design of spacecraft and the implementation of space missions, across a wide spectrum of space applications and space science. The text has been thoroughly revised and updated, with each chapter authored by a recognized expert in the field. Three chapters – Ground Segment, Product Assurance and Spacecraft System Engineering – have been rewritten, and the topic of Assembly, Integration and Verification has been introduced as a new chapter, filling a gap in previous editions. This edition addresses ‘front-end system-level issues’ such as environment, mission analysis and system engineering, but also progresses to a detailed examination of subsystem elements which represents the core of spacecraft design. This includes mechanical, electrical and thermal aspects, as well as propulsion and control. This quantitative treatment is supplemented by an emphasis on the interactions between elements, which deeply influences the process of spacecraft design. Adopted on courses worldwide, Spacecraft Systems Engineering is already widely respected by students, researchers and practising engineers in the space engineering sector. It provides a valuable resource for practitioners in a wide spectrum of disciplines, including system and subsystem engineers, spacecraft equipment designers, spacecraft operators, space scientists and those involved in related sectors such as space insurance. In summary, this is an outstanding resource for aerospace engineering students, and all those involved in the technical aspects of design and engineering in the space sector.
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Introduction to Systems Engineering

Author: Andrew P. Sage,James E. Armstrong, Jr.

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: 9780471027669

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 568

View: 7413

An easy-to-use, comprehensive guide to systems engineering methods. Systems engineering (SE), or the engineering of large-scale systems, is key to achieving reliable, efficient, cost-effective products and services in diverse fields, including communication and network systems, software engineering, information systems, manufacturing, command and control, and defense systems acquisition and procurement. This book offers a unique introduction to the world of systems engineering, focusing on analysis and problem-solving techniques that can be applied throughout the life cycle of product systems and service systems. While the authors provide a framework for the functional levels involved in systems engineering processes and system management, the bulk of the discussion is devoted to the practical application of formulation, analysis, and interpretation methods. Through the use of real-world examples and useful graphs, readers will learn to: * Choose the most appropriate methods and tools for a given project * Apply issue formulation methods to assure that the right problem has been identified * Work with formal analysis methods to assure that the problem is solved correctly * Apply issue interpretation methods to insure that decisions reflect human values and technological realities, and thereby make interpretation work for them in the decision-making process * Develop an appreciation for the engineering and troubleshooting of large systems
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Systems Engineering Guidebook

A Process for Developing Systems and Products

Author: James N Martin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849378379

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

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Systems Engineering Guidebook: A Process for Developing Systems and Products is intended to provide readers with a guide to understanding and becoming familiar with the systems engineering process, its application, and its value to the successful implementation of systems development projects. The book describes the systems engineering process as a multidisciplinary effort. The process is defined in terms of specific tasks to be accomplished, with great emphasis placed on defining the problem that is being addressed prior to designing the solution.
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Advanced Information Systems Engineering

20th International Conference, CAiSE 2008 Montpellier, France, June 18-20, 2008, Proceedings

Author: Zohra Bellahsène,Michel Léonard

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540695338

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 588

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, CAiSE 2008, held in Montpellier, France, in June 2008. The 35 revised full papers and 9 revised short papers presented together with 1 keynote lecture were carefully reviewed and selected from 273 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on duality and process modelling, interoperability of IS and enterprises, refactoring, information systems in e-government and life-science, knowledge patterns for IS engineering, requirements engineering for IS, conceptual schema modelling, service infrastructure, service evolution, flexible information technologies, metrics and process modelling, information system engineering, and IS development with ubiquitous technologies.
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CAN System Engineering

From Theory to Practical Applications

Author: Wolfhard Lawrenz

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447156137

Category: Computers

Page: 353

View: 6516

This book addresses the various challenges and open questions relating to CAN communication networks. Opening with a short introduction into the fundamentals of CAN, the book then examines the problems and solutions for the physical layout of networks, including EMC issues and topology layout. Additionally, a discussion of quality issues with a particular focus on test techniques is presented. Each chapter features a collection of illuminating insights and detailed technical information supplied by a selection of internationally-regarded experts from industry and academia. Features: presents thorough coverage of architectures, implementations and application of CAN transceiver, data link layer and so-called higher layer software; explains CAN EMC characteristics and countermeasures, as well as how to design CAN networks; demonstrates how to practically apply and test CAN systems; includes examples of real networks from diverse applications in automotive engineering, avionics, and home heating technology.
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