Advanced system design concepts and details the methodologies of design for operational feasibility: system reliability, maintainability, usability (human factors), supportability (serviceability), producibility and disposability, and affordability (life-cycle costing). The course also provides an introduction to systems engineering management, including planning, organization, and program control and evaluation.
- Utilize design for X, design-dependent parameters, during the design of complex systems: reliability, maintainability, usability (human factors), supportability (serviceability), producibility and disposability, and affordability (life-cycle costing).
- For each design parameter: Develop and utilize metrics of each, Plan for system life cycle consideration of each, Utilize analysis methods of each, Utilize test and evaluation methods of each.
- Develop a systems engineering management plan (SEMP).
- Develop a statement of work (SOW).
- Define various organizational structures that create proper systems engineering environments.
- Develop a program management plan to manage review and reporting requirements and risk issues.
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