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Systems Engineering

Andrew P. Sage

ISBN: 978-0-471-53639-0 August 1992 624 Pages


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.
Systems Engineering Processes and Life Cycles.

Systems Management.

Operational and Task Level System Quality Assurance ThroughConfiguration Management, Audits and Reviews, Standards, andSystems Integration.

Strategic Quality Assurance and Management.

Information Requirements, Risk Management, and Associated SystemsEngineering Methods.

Decision Assessment.

Microeconomic Systems and Cost and Operational EffectivenessAnalysis.

Cognitive Ergonomics.