Systems Engineering and Analysis / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
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|Series:||Prentice-Hall International Series in Industrial and Systems Engineering|
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About the Author
Wolter J. Fabrycky - Lawrence Professor Emeritus of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Registered Professional Engineer in both Arkansas and Virginia, and Chairman of Academic Applications International, Inc. Fabrycky taught at the University of Arkansas and then Oklahoma State University before becoming Founding Chairman of the Interdisciplinary Systems Engineering Graduate Program, Associate Dean of Engineering, and then Dean of Research, all at Virginia Tech. He is a Fellow in AAAS, ASEE, IIE, and INCOSE. An INCOSE Charter Member, Fabrycky was designated a SE Pioneer (with Ben Blanchard) in 2000. Fabrycky is Founder and President of Omega Alpha, the International Honor Society for Systems Engineering and President Elect of Alpha Pi Mu, the Industrial Engineering Honor Society. He serves or served on the National Boards of APM, ASEE, IIE, INCOSE, and OAA. Received the Distinguished Educator Award from IIE, the Grant and Wellington Awards from ASEE and IIE, and the Lohmann Medal from Oklahoma State. Fabrycky was named a member of the 1978 Engineering Education Delegation to the People's Republic of China, sponsored by the Committee on Scholarly Communication with the PRC. Co-author of six Prentice Hall textbooks and co-editor (with Joe Mize since 1972) of the Prentice Hall International Series in Industrial and Systems Engineering that includes more than 40 titles.
Table of ContentsPreface.
I. INTRODUCTION TO SYSTEMS.1. System Definitions and Concepts.
2. Bringing Systems Into Being.
II. THE SYSTEM DESIGN PROCESS.3. Conceptual System Design.
4. Preliminary System Design.
5. Detail Design and Development.
6. System Test and Evaluation.
III. SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN EVALUATION.7. Alternatives and Models in Decision Making.
8. Models for Economic Evaluation.
9. Optimization in Design and Operations.
10. Queuing Theory and Analysis.
11. Control Concepts and Techniques.
IV. DESIGN FOR OPERATIONAL FEASIBILITY.12. Design for Reliability.
13. Design for Maintainability.
14. Design for Usability (Human Factors).
15. Design for Supportability (Serviceability).
16. Design for Producibility and Disposability.
17. Design for Affordability (Life-Cycle Cost).
V. SYSTEMS ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT.18. Systems Engineering Planning and Organization.
19. Program Management and Control.
VI. APPENDICES.A: Analysis and Checklist Methods.
B: Probability Theory and Analysis.
C: Probability and Statistical Tables.
D:Interest Factors Tables.
E: Finite Queuing Tables.
F: Selected Bibliography.