Systems Engineering with Economics, Probability, and Statistics

Systems Engineering with Economics, Probability, and Statistics
  • Author : C. Jotin Khisty,Jamshid Mohammadi,Adjo A. Amedkudzi
  • Publisher : J. Ross Publishing
  • Pages : 600
  • Relase : 2012
  • ISBN : 9781604270556

Systems Engineering with Economics, Probability, and Statistics Book Review:

This title offers an overview of the fundamentals and practice applications of probability and statistics, microeconomics, engineering economics, hard and soft systems analysis, and sustainable development and sustainability applications in engineering planning.

Fundamentals of Systems Engineering

Fundamentals of Systems Engineering
  • Author : C. Jotin Khisty,Jamshid Mohammadi
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 475
  • Relase : 2001
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924102926080

Fundamentals of Systems Engineering Book Review:

Based on the reality that today's engineers need a broad range of decision-making skills, this unique reference draws together--into a single comprehensive volume--all the fundamental principles of systems analysis (both hard and soft systems), economics (particularly microeconomics), probability, and statistics that engineers need to develop a rich, multifaceted perspective from which to tackle--and solve--complex engineering problems. The emphasis throughout is on presenting the fundamental concepts and their practical engineering applications, unobscured by complicated mathematics. Using a large number of worked examples, it integrates the power of quantitative analysis with the conceptual richness of capital budgeting and microeconomics into the elements of systems engineering. Coverage is broad-based and applicable for engineers in practically all branches of engineering. The Systems Approach. Problem Solving in Engineering & Planning. Basic Engineering Economics & Evaluation. Basic Micro Economics for Engineers & Planners. Principles of Probability (Probability Theory; Random Variables and Probability Distributions; Joint Probability Functions and Correlated Variables). Principles of Statistics (Estimation of Statistical Parameters and Testing Validity of Distribution Functions; Hypothesis Testing, Analysis of Variance, Regression and Correlation Analysis). Basic Hard Systems Engineering. Basic Soft Systems Thinking & Analysis. For Civil, Chemical, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, and Industrial Engineers, Urban Planners, Architects, and Construction Managers.

Systems Engineering with Economics, Probability and Statistics, Second Edition

Systems Engineering with Economics, Probability and Statistics, Second Edition
  • Author : C. Jotin Khisty. Jamshid Mohammadi. Adjo Amekudzi
  • Publisher :
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2012
  • ISBN : 1604277262

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Introduction to Social Systems Engineering

Introduction to Social Systems Engineering
  • Author : Huijiong Wang,Shantong Li
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 711
  • Relase : 2018-03-28
  • ISBN : 9789811070402

Introduction to Social Systems Engineering Book Review:

This book integrates the basic theories (GST and Parson’s AGIL framework), applying them to the components of social systems, state-run and business firms. China’s development experience offers a valuable case study that can provide readers deeper insights into this comparatively young discipline, and into China. Though the discipline of systems engineering and its application to hardware engineering system are well established, social systems engineering is an emerging discipline still being explored. This book may be the first English-language publication on this promising subject.

Systems Engineering in Research and Industrial Practice

Systems Engineering in Research and Industrial Practice
  • Author : Josip Stjepandić,Nel Wognum,Wim J. C. Verhagen
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Pages : 420
  • Relase : 2019-10-31
  • ISBN : 9783030333126

Systems Engineering in Research and Industrial Practice Book Review:

This book details the foundations, new developments and methods, applications, and current challenges of systems engineering (SE). It provides key insights into SE as a concept and as an approach based on the holistic view on the entire lifecycle (requirements, design, production, and exploitation) of complex engineering systems, such as spacecraft, aircraft, power plants, and ships. Written by leading international experts, the book describes the achievements of the holistic, transdisciplinary approach of SE as state of the art both in research and practice using case study examples from originating at universities and companies such as Airbus, BAE Systems, BMW, Boeing, and COMAC. The reader obtains a comprehensive insight into the still existing challenges of the concept of SE today and the various forms in which SE is applied in a variety of areas.

Aviation Safety, Human Factors - System Engineering - Flight Operations - Economics - Strategies - Management

Aviation Safety, Human Factors - System Engineering - Flight Operations - Economics - Strategies - Management
  • Author : Hans M. Soekkha
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 800
  • Relase : 2020-03-26
  • ISBN : 9781466563858

Aviation Safety, Human Factors - System Engineering - Flight Operations - Economics - Strategies - Management Book Review:

Questions concerning safety in aviation attract a great deal of attention, due to the growth in this industry and the number of fatal accidents in recent years. The aerospace industry has always been deeply concerned with the permanent prevention of accidents and the conscientious safeguarding of all imaginable critical factors surrounding the organization of processes in aeronautical technology. However, the developments in aircraft technology and control systems require further improvements to meet future safety demands. This book embodies the proceedings of the 1997 International Aviation Safety Conference, and contains 60 talks by internationally recognized experts on various aspects of aviation safety. Subjects covered include: Human interfaces and man-machine interactions; Flight safety engineering and operational control systems; Aircraft development and integrated safety designs; Safety strategies relating to risk insurance and economics; Corporate aspects and safety management factors --- including airlines services and airport security environment.

Systems Engineering for Projects

Systems Engineering for Projects
  • Author : Lory Mitchell Wingate
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 294
  • Relase : 2018-09-21
  • ISBN : 9780429876035

Systems Engineering for Projects Book Review:

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.

Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems

Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems
  • Author : Samuel Labi
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 1056
  • Relase : 2014-03-25
  • ISBN : 9781118415306

Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Book Review:

This book presents an integrated systems approach to the evaluation, analysis, design, and maintenance of civil engineering systems. Addressing recent concerns about the world's aging civil infrastructure and its environmental impact, the author makes the case for why any civil infrastructure should be seen as part of a larger whole. He walks readers through all phases of a civil project, from feasibility assessment to construction to operations, explaining how to evaluate tasks and challenges at each phase using a holistic approach. Unique coverage of ethics, legal issues, and management is also included.

Model-Based Systems Engineering

Model-Based Systems Engineering
  • Author : A. Wayne Wymore
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 710
  • Relase : 2018-05-04
  • ISBN : 9781351431088

Model-Based Systems Engineering Book Review:

Model-Based Systems Engineering explains the fundamental theories behind model-based systems and the considerations involved in applying theory to the design of real systems. The book begins by presenting terms used in systems engineering and introducing the discrete system and its components. The remainder of the text explains topics such as the mathematical theory of system coupling, the homomorphic relationship between systems, the concept of system mode, the mathematical structure of T3SD system requirements, and the implications of that structure for T3SD system design. Appendices include a short bibliography, detailed definitions of all examples discussed in the text, a list of all notations used, and an index. Model-Based Systems Engineering is an excellent text for engineering students, and an invaluable reference for engineers and scientists.

Recent Developments in Reliability-Based Civil Engineering

Recent Developments in Reliability-Based Civil Engineering
  • Author : Achintya Haldar
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Pages : 296
  • Relase : 2006-02-13
  • ISBN : 9789814479745

Recent Developments in Reliability-Based Civil Engineering Book Review:

Authored by the most active scholars in their respective areas, this volume covers the most recent developments, both theoretical and applicative, in multi-disciplinary reliability evaluation areas, many of which are cutting-edge and not discussed elsewhere in book form. The broad coverage includes the latest thoughts on design for low probability and high consequence events like the failure of the World Trade Center as well as risk acceptability based on the Life Quality Index. Other chapters discuss the development of the performance-based design concept, and the generally overlooked area of the reliability evaluation of bridges and offshore structures. Since the finite element method is routinely used for structural analyses, emphasis is put on discussing reliability evaluation using finite elements including consideration of the mesh-free finite element method. Corrosion and fatigue reliability evaluation techniques are other urgent issues that are dealt with in depth. Risk-based optimization using lifecycle cost analysis is presented. Among the many additional included topics, a chapter is devoted to health assessment of existing structures, currently one of the most active research areas. Contents:Risk and Risk Perception for Low Probability, High Consequence Events in the Built Environment (R B Corotis)Socio-Economic Risk Acceptability Criteria (R Rackwitz)Reliability in Structural Performance Evaluation and Design (Y K Wen)Performance-Based Reliability Evaluation of Structure-Foundation Systems (M Chowdhury & A Haldar)Application of Probabilistic Methods in Bridge Engineering (M Ghosn)Stochastic Response of Fixed Offshore Structures (S-T Quek et al.)Application of Reliability Methods to Fatigue Analysis and Design (P H Wirsching)Probabilistic Models for Corrosion in Structural Reliability Assessment (R E Melchers)Seismic Risk Assessment of Realistic Frame Structures Using a Hybrid Reliability Method (J Huh & A Haldar)Meshfree Methods in Computational Stochastic Mechanics (S Rahman)Reliability Analysis Using Information from Experts (J Mohammadi & E Desantiago)Risk-Based Optimization of Life-Cycle Cost for Deteriorating Civil Engineering Infrastructures (R Rackwitz)Structural Health Assessment under Uncertainty (H Katkhuda & A Haldar) Readership: Undergraduates, graduates, researchers and practitioners in the field of reliability in civil, mechanical, offshore, materials, chemical and other related engineering areas. Keywords:Performance-Based Design;Low Probability High Consequence Events;Life Quality Index;Socio-economic Risk Acceptability Criteria;Reliability of Bridges;Fixed Offshore Structures;Stochastic Finite Element Analysis;Mesh-Free Finite Element Methods;Fatigue Analysis and Design;Corrosion;Structural Health Assessment;Reliability Analysis Using Information from Experts;Renewal Model in Reliability-Based Optimization;Lifecycle Cost AnalysisKey Features:Discussions on the most recent developments in multi-disciplinary risk and reliability engineering areasChapters authored by the most active scholars in the areaTopics covered are not available in other booksIncludes subjects reflecting the most recent research interests in the field

Power and Energy Systems Engineering Economics

Power and Energy Systems Engineering Economics
  • Author : Panos Konstantin,Margarete Konstantin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 177
  • Relase : 2018-01-11
  • ISBN : 9783319723839

Power and Energy Systems Engineering Economics Book Review:

Power and Energy industry is a highly capital intensive business field. Furthermore there is a very close interlinkage between technologies and economics that requires engineers and economists to have a common understanding of project evaluation approaches and methodologies. The book’s overall objective is to provide a comprehensive but concise coverage of engineering economics required for techno-economic evaluation of investments in power and energy system projects. Throughout the book, the emphasis is on transferring practical know-how rather than pure theoretical knowledge. This is also demonstrated in numerous examples derived from experience of respective projects. The book comprises seven chapters. The text part is supported by about 25 tables, 40 figures, 55 application examples and 7 Case Studies. Target audience of the book are primarily international consultants, staff members of engineering companies, utility personnel, energy economists and lawyers, as well as employees of government agencies entrusted with regulating the energy and utility sector and, finally, students in related fields of engineering and economics.

Process Design, Integration, and Intensification

Process Design, Integration, and Intensification
  • Author : Mahmoud El-Halwagi,Dominic C. Y. Foo
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Pages : 188
  • Relase : 2019-05-27
  • ISBN : 9783038979821

Process Design, Integration, and Intensification Book Review:

With the growing emphasis on enhancing the sustainability and efficiency of industrial plants, process integration and intensification are gaining additional interest throughout the chemical engineering community. Some of the hallmarks of process integration and intensification include a holistic perspective in design, and the enhancement of material and energy intensity. The techniques are applicable for individual unit operations, multiple units, a whole industrial facility, or even a cluster of industrial plants. This book aims to cover recent advances in the development and application of process integration and intensification. Specific applications are reported for hydraulic fracturing, palm oil milling processes, desalination, reactive distillation, reaction network, adsorption processes, herbal medicine extraction, as well as process control.

The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers

The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers
  • Author : Arthur Pyster,Nicole Hutchison,Devanandham Henry
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 272
  • Relase : 2018-07-27
  • ISBN : 9781119412168

The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers Book Review:

A guide that explores what enables systems engineers to be effective in their profession and reveals how organizations can help them attain success The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers offers an in-depth look at the proficiencies and personal qualities effective systems engineers require and the positions they should seek for successful careers. The book also gives employers practical strategies and tools to evaluate their systems engineers and advance them to higher performance. The authors explore why systems engineers are uncommon and how they can assess, improve, and cleverly leverage their uncommon strengths. These insights for being an ever more effective systems engineer apply equally well to classic engineers and project managers who secondarily do some systems engineering. The authors have written a guide to help systems engineers embrace the values that are most important to themselves and their organizations. Solidly based on interviews with over 350 systems engineers, classic engineers, and managers as well as detailed written career descriptions from 2500 systems engineers — The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers identifies behavioral patterns that effective systems engineers use to achieve success. This important resource: Offers aspiring systems engineers practical methods for success that are built on extensive empirical evidence and underlying theory Shows systems engineers how to visually document their relative strengths and weaknesses, map out their careers, and compare themselves to the best in their organizations – a rich set of tools for individuals, mentors, and organizations Offers practical guidance to managers and executives who lead systems engineering workforce improvement initiatives Written for systems engineers, their managers, business executives, those who do some systems engineering but primarily identify with other professions, as well as HR professionals, The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers offers the most comprehensive career guidance in the field available today.

Risk Analysis in Engineering and Economics

Risk Analysis in Engineering and Economics
  • Author : Bilal M. Ayyub
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 600
  • Relase : 2003-06-26
  • ISBN : 9781135438999

Risk Analysis in Engineering and Economics Book Review:

More than any other book available, Risk Analysis in Engineering and Economics introduces the fundamental concepts, techniques, and applications of the subject in a style tailored to meet the needs of students and practitioners of engineering, science, economics, and finance. Drawing on his extensive experience in uncertainty and risk modeling and analysis, the author leads readers from the fundamental concepts through the theory, applications, and data requirements, sources, and collection. He emphasizes the practical use of the methods presented and carefully examines the limitations, advantages, and disadvantages of each. Case studies that incorporate the techniques discussed offer a practical perspective that helps readers clearly identify and solve problems encountered in practice. If you deal with decision-making under conditions of uncertainty, this book is required reading. The presentation includes more than 300 tables and figures, more than 100 examples, many case studies, and a wealth of end-of-chapter problems. Unlike the classical books on reliability and risk assessment, this book helps you relate underlying concepts to everyday applications and better prepares you to understand and use the methods of risk analysis.

PPI FE Chemical Practice Problems eText - 1 Year

PPI FE Chemical Practice Problems eText - 1 Year
  • Author : Michael R. Lindeburg
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 328
  • Relase : 2016-10-06
  • ISBN : 9781591265986

PPI FE Chemical Practice Problems eText - 1 Year Book Review:

FE Chemical Practice Problems offers comprehensive practice for the NCEES Chemical FE exam. This book is part of a comprehensive learning management system designed to help you pass the FE exam the first time. Exam Topics Covered Chemical Reaction Chemistry Computational Tools Engineering Engineering Sciences Ethics and Professional Practice Fluid Mechanics/Dynamics Heat Transfer Mass Transfer and Separation Material/Energy Balances Materials Science Mathematics Probability and Statistics Process Control Process Design and Economics Safety, Health, and Environment Thermodynamics Key Features: Over 600 three-minute, multiple-choice, exam-like practice problems to illustrate the type of problems you’ll encounter during the exam. Clear, complete, and easy-to-follow solutions to deepen your understanding of all knowledge areas covered in the exam. Step-by-step calculations using equations and nomenclature from the NCEES FE Reference Handbook to familiarize you with the reference you’ll have on exam day. Binding: Paperback Publisher: PPI, A Kaplan Company

PPI FE Chemical Review Manual eText - 1 Year

PPI FE Chemical Review Manual eText - 1 Year
  • Author : Michael R. Lindeburg
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 870
  • Relase : 2016-05-05
  • ISBN : 9781591265795

PPI FE Chemical Review Manual eText - 1 Year Book Review:

Michael R. Lindeburg PE’s FE Chemical Review Manual offers complete review for the NCEES FE Chemical exam. This book is intended to guide you through the Chemical Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination body of knowledge and the idiosyncrasies of the National Council of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors (NCEES) FE Reference Handbook (NCEES Handbook). This book is not intended as a reference book, because you cannot use it while taking the FE examination. The only reference you may use is the NCEES Handbook. However, the NCEES Handbook is not intended as a teaching tool, nor is it an easy document to use. The NCEES Handbook was never intended to be something you study or learn from, or to have value as anything other than an examday compilation. Many of its features may distract you because they differ from what you were expecting, were exposed to, or what you currently use. To effectively use the NCEES Handbook, you must become familiar with its features, no matter how odd they may seem. FE Chemical Review Manual will help you become familiar with the format, layout, organization, and odd conventions of the NCEES Handbook. This book, which displays the NCEES Handbook material in blue for easy identification, satisfies two important needs: it is (1) something to learn from, and (2) something to help you become familiar with the NCEES Handbook. Topics Covered Chemical Reaction Engineering Chemistry Computational Tools Engineering Sciences Ethics and Professional Practice Fluid Mechanics/Dynamics Heat Transfer Mass Transfer and Separation Material/Energy Balances Materials Science Mathematics Probability and Statistics Process Control Process Design and Economics Safety, Health, and Environment Thermodynamics Key Features: Complete coverage of all exam knowledge areas. Equations, figures, and tables of the NCEES FE Reference Handbook to familiarize you with the reference you’ll have on exam day. Concise explanations supported by exam-like example problems, with step-by-step solutions to reinforce the theory and application of fundamental concepts. A robust index with thousands of terms to facilitate referencing. Binding: Paperback PPI, A Kaplan Company

Systems Engineering of Software-Enabled Systems

Systems Engineering of Software-Enabled Systems
  • Author : Richard E. Fairley
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 432
  • Relase : 2019-08-06
  • ISBN : 9781119535027

Systems Engineering of Software-Enabled Systems Book Review:

A comprehensive review of the life cycle processes, methods, and techniques used to develop and modify software-enabled systems Systems Engineering of Software-Enabled Systems offers an authoritative review of the most current methods and techniques that can improve the links between systems engineering and software engineering. The author—a noted expert on the topic—offers an introduction to systems engineering and software engineering and presents the issues caused by the differences between the two during development process. The book reviews the traditional approaches used by systems engineers and software engineers and explores how they differ. The book presents an approach to developing software-enabled systems that integrates the incremental approach used by systems engineers and the iterative approach used by software engineers. This unique approach is based on developing system capabilities that will provide the features, behaviors, and quality attributes needed by stakeholders, based on model-based system architecture. In addition, the author covers the management activities that a systems engineer or software engineer must engage in to manage and lead the technical work to be done. This important book: Offers an approach to improving the process of working with systems engineers and software engineers Contains information on the planning and estimating, measuring and controlling, managing risk, and organizing and leading systems engineering teams Includes a discussion of the key points of each chapter and exercises for review Suggests numerous references that provide additional readings for development of software-enabled physical systems Provides two case studies as running examples throughout the text Written for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and practitioners, Systems Engineering of Software-Enabled Systems offers a comprehensive resource to the traditional and current techniques that can improve the links between systems engineering and software engineering.

Complex Strategic Choices

Complex Strategic Choices
  • Author : Steen Leleur
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Pages : 170
  • Relase : 2012-02-09
  • ISBN : 9781447124900

Complex Strategic Choices Book Review:

Effective decision making requires a clear methodology, particularly in complex, globally relevant situations. Institutions and companies in all disciplines and sectors are faced with increasingly multi-faceted areas of uncertainty which cannot always be effectively handled by traditional strategies. Complex Strategic Choices provides clear principles and methods which can guide and support strategic decision to face modern challenges. By considering ways in which planning practices can be renewed and exploring the possibilities for acquiring awareness and tools to add value to strategic decision making, Complex Strategic Choices presents a methodology which is further illustrated by a number of case studies and example applications. Dr. Techn. Steen Leleur has adapted previously established research based on feedback and input from various conferences, journals and students resulting in new material stemming from and focusing on practical application of systemic planning. The outcome is a coherent and flexible approach named systemic planning. The inclusion of both the theoretical and practical aspects of systemic planning makes this book a key resource for researchers and students in the field of planning and decision analysis as well as practitioners dealing with strategic analysis and decision making. More broadly, Complex Strategic Choices acts as guide for professionals and students involved in complex planning tasks across several fields such as business and engineering.

Advanced Risk Analysis in Engineering Enterprise Systems

Advanced Risk Analysis in Engineering Enterprise Systems
  • Author : Cesar Ariel Pinto,Paul R. Garvey
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 464
  • Relase : 2016-04-19
  • ISBN : 9781439826157

Advanced Risk Analysis in Engineering Enterprise Systems Book Review:

Since the emerging discipline of engineering enterprise systems extends traditional systems engineering to develop webs of systems and systems-of-systems, the engineering management and management science communities need new approaches for analyzing and managing risk in engineering enterprise systems. Advanced Risk Analysis in Engineering Enterpri

Systems Engineering Using the DEJI Systems Model®

Systems Engineering Using the DEJI Systems Model®
  • Author : Adedeji B. Badiru
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 276
  • Relase : 2022-08-29
  • ISBN : 9781000643879

Systems Engineering Using the DEJI Systems Model® Book Review:

While we need to work more with a systems approach, there are few books that provide systems engineering theory and applications. This book presents a comprehensive collection of systems engineering models. Each of the models is fully covered with guidelines of how and why to use them, along with case studies. Systems Engineering Using the DEJI Systems Model®: Evaluation, Justification, and Integration with Case Studies and Applications provides systems integration as a unifying platform for systems of systems and presents a structured model for systems applications and explicit treatment of human-in-the-loop systems. It discusses systems design in detail and covers the justification methodologies along with examples. Systems evaluation tools and techniques are also included with a discussion on how engineering education is playing a major role for systems advancement. Practicing professionals, as well as educational institutions, governments, businesses, and industries, will find this book of interest.