The System Concept and Its Application to Engineering

Systems engineering is a mandatory approach in some industries, and is gaining wider acceptance for complex projects in general. However, under the imperative of delivering these projects on time and within budget, the focus has been mainly on the management aspects, with less attention to improving...

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Main Author: Aslaksen, Erik W.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013, 2013
Edition:1st ed. 2013
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • B2     Characteristics of Engineering
  • B3     Usefulness – The Purpose of Engineering
  • B4     Design and Creativeness
  • B5     Requirements Definition
  • B6     Standardisation and the Bottom-Up Design Process
  • B7     Managing the Process of Engineering
  •   PART C    APPLYING THE SYSTEM CONCEPT TO ENGINEERING
  • C1     Sources of Complexity
  • C2     The Systems Engineering Approach to Handling Complex Projects
  • C3     Architecting and Functional Analysis
  • C4     The Functional Domain
  • C5     Systems in the Functional Domain
  • C6     Value and Optimisation. C1     Sources of Complexity
  • C2     The Systems Engineering Approach to Handling Complex Projects
  • C3     Architecting and Functional Analysis
  • C4     The Functional Domain
  • C5     Systems in the Functional Domain
  • C6     Value and Optimisation
  • C6     Value and Optimisation. A1    Everyday Use and Meaning
  • A2    The Philosophical Context
  • A3    The System Concept Within the Philosophical Framework
  • A4    Some Features of the System Concept
  • A5    Applying the System Concept
  •  . PART B    ENGINEERING
  • B1     A Short History
  • B2     Characteristics of Engineering
  • B3     Usefulness – The Purpose of Engineering
  • B4     Design and Creativeness
  • B5     Requirements Definition
  • B6     Standardisation and the Bottom-Up Design Process
  • B7     Managing the Process of Engineering
  •   PART C    APPLYING THE SYSTEM CONCEPT TO ENGINEERING
  • C1     Sources of Complexity
  • C2     The Systems Engineering Approach to Handling Complex Projects
  • C3     Architecting and Functional Analysis
  • C4     The Functional Domain
  • C5     Systems in the Functional Domain
  • C6     Value and Optimisation. B1     A Short History
  • Introduction
  • PART A    THE SYSTEM CONCEPT
  • A1    Everyday Use and Meaning
  • A2    The Philosophical Context
  • A3    The System Concept Within the Philosophical Framework
  • A4    Some Features of the System Concept
  • A5    Applying the System Concept
  •  . PART B    ENGINEERING
  • B1     A Short History
  • B2     Characteristics of Engineering
  • B3     Usefulness – The Purpose of Engineering
  • B4     Design and Creativeness
  • B5     Requirements Definition
  • B6     Standardisation and the Bottom-Up Design Process
  • B7     Managing the Process of Engineering
  •   PART C    APPLYING THE SYSTEM CONCEPT TO ENGINEERING
  • C1     Sources of Complexity
  • C2     The Systems Engineering Approach to Handling Complex Projects
  • C3     Architecting and Functional Analysis
  • C4     The Functional Domain
  • C5     Systems in the Functional Domain