Systems Architecture, Global Edition

Author: Bruce Cameron,Edward Crawley,Daniel Selva

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292110856

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 480

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For courses in engineering and technical management Architecture and Function of Complex Systems System architecture is the study of early decision making in complex systems. This text teaches how to capture experience and analysis about early system decisions, and how to choose architectures that meet stakeholder needs, integrate easily, and evolve flexibly. With case studies written by leading practitioners, from hybrid cars to communications networks to aircraft, this text showcases the science and art of system architecture.
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System Architecture

Strategy and Product Development for Complex Systems

Author: Bruce Cameron,Ed Crawley,Daniel Selva

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133975345

Category: Computers

Page: 480

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Architecture and Function of Complex Systems Systems Architecture sheds light on the increasingly important study of electronic and computer system design. The text teaches programmers and engineering professionals how to examine the DNA of a system to understand its basis for competitive advantage. Building on the idea of architecture as a specialized field, theFirst Edition sets the precedent for studying systems architecture as a “science”. The material is highly connected to real world examples--many of them involving the participation of its authors. Focusing on how functions work together to create a coherent system, the text examines systems architecture in the disciplines of communication, robotics, exploration, medicine, and farm and space equipment.
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Systems Engineering for Projects

Achieving Positive Outcomes in a Complex World

Author: Lory Mitchell Wingate

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0429876041

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 294

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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 discipline is often difficult to understand and apply, and its use within projects is often confusing. Systems Engineering for Projects: Achieving Positive Outcomes in a Complex World provides an approach that utilizes a combination of the most effective processes from both project management and systems engineering disciplines in a simplified and straightforward manner. The processes described in the book are lightweight, flexible, and tailorable. They provide the shortest path to success in projects across the entire project life cycle, from research to operations, and from simple to the most complex. The book also addresses how this methodology can be used in a continually adapting and changing world, as projects span disciplines and become even more interconnected across all areas of human existence. Each chapter includes diagrams, templates, summary lists, a case study, and a thought-provoking question and answer section that assists readers in immediate application of the material to their own projects. The book is a project manager’s resource for understanding how to directly apply essential processes to projects in a way that increases the probability of achieving success. It is a comprehensive, go-to manual on the application of systems engineering processes to projects of all types and complexity.
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Proceedings of the Third International Scientific Conference “Intelligent Information Technologies for Industry” (IITI’18)

Author: Ajith Abraham,Sergey Kovalev,Valery Tarassov,Vaclav Snasel,Andrey Sukhanov

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3030018210

Category: Computers

Page: 450

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This book contains papers presented in the main track of IITI 2018, the Third International Scientific Conference on Intelligent Information Technologies for Industry held in Sochi, Russia on September 17–21. The conference was jointly co-organized by Rostov State Transport University (Russia) and VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic) with the participation of Russian Association for Artificial Intelligence (RAAI). IITI 2018 was devoted to practical models and industrial applications related to intelligent information systems. It was considered as a meeting point for researchers and practitioners to enable the implementation of advanced information technologies into various industries. Nevertheless, some theoretical talks concerning the state-of-the-art in intelligent systems and soft computing were also included into proceedings.
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Advances in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Complexity: The PAAMS Collection

16th International Conference, PAAMS 2018, Toledo, Spain, June 20–22, 2018, Proceedings

Author: Yves Demazeau,Bo An,Javier Bajo,Antonio Fernández-Caballero

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319945807

Category: Computers

Page: 376

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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, PAAMS 2018, held in Toledo, Spain, in June 2018. The 20 regular and 19 demo papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 57 submissions. They deal with the application and validation of agent-based models, methods, and technologies in a number of key applications areas, such as: energy and security; engineering and tools; evaluation and ethics; negotiation and organisations; personalization and learning; simulation applications; simulation platforms; social networks and humans. The book also contains two invited talks in full paper length.
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Systems Engineering

Fundamentals and Applications

Author: Reinhard Haberfellner,Olivier de Weck,Ernst Fricke,Siegfried Vössner

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3030134318

Category:

Page: 458

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This translation brings a landmark systems engineering (SE) book to English-speaking audiences for the first time since its original publication in 1972. For decades the SE concept championed by this book has helped engineers solve a wide variety of issues by emphasizing a top-down approach. Moving from the general to the specific, this SE concept has situated itself as uniquely appealing to both highly trained experts and anybody managing a complex project. Until now, this SE concept has only been available to German speakers. By shedding the overtly technical approach adopted by many other SE methods, this book can be used as a problem-solving guide in a great variety of disciplines, engineering and otherwise. By segmenting the book into separate parts that build upon each other, the SE concepts accessibility is reinforced. The basic principles of SE, problem solving, and systems design are helpfully introduced in the first three parts. Once the fundamentals are presented, specific case studies are covered in the fourth part to display potential applications. Then part five offers further suggestions on how to effectively practice SE principles; for example, it not only points out frequent stumbling blocks, but also the specific points at which they may appear. In the final part, a wealth of different methods and tools, such as optimization techniques, are given to help maximize the potential use of this SE concept. Engineers and engineering students from all disciplines will find this book extremely helpful in solving complex problems. Because of its practicable lessons in problem-solving, any professional facing a complex project will also find much to learn from this volume.
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Complex Systems Concurrent Engineering

Collaboration, Technology Innovation and Sustainability

Author: Geilson Loureiro,Richard Curran

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1846289769

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 831

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This volume features the proceedings of the 14th ISPE Conference on Concurrent Engineering, held in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil, on the 16th – 20th of July 2007. It highlights the application of concurrent engineering to the development of complex systems.
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Risk and change management in complex systems

Proceedings of the 16th International DSM ConferenceParis, France, 2-4 Juli 2014

Author: Franck Marle,Marija Jankovic,Maik Maurer,Danilo Marcello Schmidt,Udo Lindemann

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 1569904928

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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Strategies for Real-Time System Specification

Author: Derek Hatley,Imtiaz Pirbhai

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 0133492354

Category: Computers

Page: 440

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This is the digital version of the printed book (Copyright © 1987). Here is a casebook, a practical reference, and an indispensable guide for creating a systematic, formal methodology for large, real-time, software-based systems. The book introduces the widely implemented Hatley/Pirbhai methods, a major extension of the DeMarco analysis method describing how external events control the system's operating behavior. The techniques are used in major avionics and electronics companies worldwide, and are automated by most major CASE tools, including TurboCASE/Sys by StructSoft, Inc. Large software-based systems, especially those for real-time applications, require multi-mode operation, direct interaction with a rapidly changing physical environment, and fast response times. In the past, the development of such systems was prone to massive cost and schedule overruns, and to inadequate performance and reliability. Strategies for Real-Time System Specification addresses these problems by integrating a finite-state machine structure into classical analysis methods. The book contains nearly 200 diagrams, many of which illustrate the requirements specification of a flight management system for a major avionics developer.
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Architectural System Structures

Integrating Design Complexity in Industrialised Construction

Author: Kasper Sánchez Vibæk

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317675614

Category: Architecture

Page: 242

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This book proposes a system structure in architectural design that conceptualises a systemic level in architecture and construction that lies between general construction techniques and specific architectural results. In order to make such a system structure operational, the elaboration of a model seeks on the one hand to analytically grasp and on the other hand to make it possible to actively work with system structures as part of architectural design. Kasper Sanchez Vibaek's ambition is to bridge an apparent and increasing gap between architectural ideation and the way these ideas are brought to life as real physical manifestations of our built environment. In line with the so-called systems sciences the book rejects the prevalent scientific view that the degree of detail ‘automatically’ enhances understanding and explanative power of complex phenomena. It establishes the idea of a systems view on buildings and architectural design that through the use of flexible constituent elements facilitates discussion and decision making about how architectural wholes are appropriately put together as assemblages of what the current and future building industry is capable of producing. Based on several years of detailed research into the architectural consequences of construction when exposed to industrialised production techniques and systems, Architectural System Structures represents a new way to look at what is already there and is useful for all those interested in the processes of architectural creation and realisation specifically attached to time, place and cultural context.
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