System Requirements Analysis gives the professional systems engineer the tools to set up a proper and effective analysis of the resources, schedules and parts needed to successfully undertake and complete any large, complex project. This fully revised text offers readers the methods for rationally breaking down a large project into a series of stepwise questions, enabling you to determine a schedule, establish what needs to be procured, how it should be obtained, and what the likely costs in dollars, manpower, and equipment will be to complete the project at hand.
System Requirements Analysis is compatible with the full range of popular engineering management tools, from project management to competitive engineering to Six Sigma, and will ensure that a project gets off to a good start before it's too late to make critical planning changes. The book can be used for either self-instruction or in the classroom, offering a wealth of detail about the advantages of requirements analysis to the individual reader or the student group.
- Written by the authority on systems engineering, a founding member of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
- Complete overview of the basic principles of starting a system requirements analysis program, including initial specifications to define problems, and parameters of an engineering program
- Covers various analytical approaches to system requirements, including structural and functional analysis, budget calculations, and risk analysis
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Requirements Foundation
Chapter 3. The Functional Problem Space Model
Chapter 4. A Variety of Software Models
Chapter 5. Joint Solution Space Modeling
Chapter 6. Universal Architecture Description Frameworks
Chapter 7. Specification Content Standards
Chapter 8. Requirements Management
Chapter 9. Computer Applications
Chapter 10. Closing
Jeffrey O. Grady is the Owner of JOG System Engineering, a consulting and teaching company, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of California, San Diego. He was formerly the manager of systems development at GD Space Systems. He is the author of ten books in the systems engineering field. Jeff is an INCOSE Fellow, Founder, and ESEP. Jeff worked as an employee for Librascope, Ryan Aeronautical, General Dynamics Convair, and General Dynamics Space Systems. He has consulted in systems engineering for many companies, developing military and commercial products. He has taught hundreds of system engineering courses for universities, short course companies and for his own company.