Calendar

The last session is after the official last day of classes and is voluntary. We will be holding the LEGO® Mindstorms competition that day as well as an end-of-term social event.

Paper presentations were given from Ses #2 to Ses #11.

SES # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Systems engineering overview  
2 Stakeholder analysis  
3 Requirements definition Assignment 1 out
4 System architecture and concept generation  
5 Tradespace exploration and concept selection Assignment 1 due
6 Design definition and multidisciplinary optimization

Mid-term quiz

Assignment 2 out

7 Human factors  
8 Systems integration and interface management

Assignment 2 due

Assignment 3 out

9 Verification and validation  
10 System safety  
11 Commissioning and operations

Assignment 3 due

Assignment 4 out

12 Lifecycle management End-of-term quiz
13 Design competition (optional) Assignment 4 due