Projects

Papers

Each week, a group of 1-3 students presented a paper that was part of that week's readings. The presentations summarized and evaluated the paper's findings. The presentation slides are courtesy of the students listed and are used with permission.

SES # AUTHORS TOPICS PAPERS SLIDES
2 Student 1 and Student 2 Using stakeholder value analysis to build exploration sustainability Rebentisch, Eric, Edward Crawley, Geilson Loureiro, John Dickmann, and Sandro Catanzaro. "Using Stakeholder Value Analysis to Build Exploration Sustainability." 1st Space Exploration Conference: Continuing the Voyage of Discovery, AIAA-2005-2553, Orlando, Florida, January 30-31, 2005. (PDF)
3 David Segrera The house of quality Hauser, John R., and Don Clausing. "The House of Quality." Harvard Business Review 66, no. 3 (May-June 1988): 63-73. (PDF)
Student 3 and Student 4 Isoperformance: analysis and design of complex systems with desired outcomes de Weck, Olivier L., and Marshall B. Jones. "Isoperformance: Analysis and Design of Complex Systems with Desired Outcomes." Systems Engineering 9, no. 1 (Spring 2006): 45-61. (PDF)
4 Student 5, Student 6, and Student 7 The influence of architecture in engineering systems Crawley, Edward, Olivier de Weck, Steven Eppinger, Christopher Magee, Joel Moses, Warren Seering, Joel Schindall, David Wallace, and Daniel Whitney. "The Influence of Architecture in Engineering Systems." Monograph, 1st Engineering Systems Symposium, Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 29-31, 2004. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (PDF)
5 John A. Richmond, Greg O'Neill, and Jorge CaƱizales Multi-attribute tradespace exploration as front end for effective space design Ross, Adam M., Daniel Hastings, Joyce Warmkessel, Nathan Diller, "Multi-Attribute Tradespace Exploration as Front End for Effective Space System." Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets 41, no. 1 (January-February 2004): 20-28. (PDF)
6 Alessandro Aliakbargolkar, Rhea Liem, and Brian Yutko Benchmarking multidisciplinary design optimization algorithms Tedford, Nathan, and Joaquim Martins. "Benchmarking Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Algorithms." Optimization and Engineering 11, no. 1 (February 2010): 159-183. (PDF)
7 Benjamin Corbin, Fabrice Kunzi, and Howard Yue Predicting controller capacity in supervisory control of multiple UAVs Cummings, Mary L., and Paul J. Mitchell. "Predicting Controller Capacity in Supervisory Control of Multiple UAVs." IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans 38, no. 2 (March 2008): 451-460. (PDF)
8 Student 8 and Jon Gibbs Modeling and analysis of integration processes for engineering systems Tahan, Meir, and Joseph Z. Ben-Asher. "Modeling and Analysis of Integration Processes for Engineering Systems." Systems Engineering 8, no. 1 (2005): 62-77. (PDF)
9 Sreeja Nag and Student 9 Mission to Mars MacCormack, Alan. "Mission to Mars (A)." Harvard Business School Case. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing. Case: 9-603-083, January 15, 2004. (PDF)
10 Student 10, Takuto Ishimatsu, and Student 11 A new accident model for engineering safer systems Leveson, Nancy, "A New Accident Model for Engineering Safer Systems." Safety Science 42, no. 4 (April 2004): 237-270. (PDF)
11 Student 12 and Sydney Do Orion systems engineering: lessons learned Shishko, Robert. "Developing Analogy Cost Estimates for Space Missions." Space 2004 Conference and Exhibit, AIAA-2004-6012, San Diego, California, September 28-30, 2004. (PDF)

Design Competition

The student teams were given a LEGO® kit and one hour to design and build a device to accomplish a task. The rules are given here: (PDF)