Lecture Notes

Notes are available for select lectures below.

1 Introduction (PDF - 2.0MB)
2 Systems engineering as a human activity (PDF - 2.1MB)
3 Student project proposal presentations  
4 Stakeholders and requirements, requirements and management

Part 1 (PDF - 1.6MB)

Part 2 (PDF - 2.1MB)

5 Innovation in systems engineering (PDF - 1.1MB)
6 Requirements driven systems design (PDF - 3.2MB)

Critical parameter development and management

Guest lecturer: Skip Creveling




(Courtesy of PDSS. Used with permission.)


Concept selection/trade space study

Guest lecturers: Donna H. Rhodes and Adam M. Ross

9 Midterm presentations  


Guest lecturer: Dan Frey

(PDF) (Courtesy of Daniel Frey. Used with permission.)

Robust design I

Guest lecturer: Madhav S. Phadke


Robust design II

Guest lecturer: Dan Frey

(PDF) (Courtesy of Daniel Frey. Used with permission.)
13 Development verification and validation, reliability, system attributes  
14 Draper systems engineering activities (industry lecture)  
15 Ford hybrid vehicle controls systems engineering (industry lecture)  
16 Team presentations on Toyota safety recall case  
17 Toyota quality board (industry lecture)  
18 BMW VP of engineering in North America (industry lecture)  
19 Final project presentations  
20 Final project presentations (cont.)  

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