System of Systems Engineering: Innovations for the by Mohammad Jamshidi

By Mohammad Jamshidi

Discover the rising technological know-how and engineering of approach of Systems

Many demanding situations of the twenty-first century, reminiscent of fossil gasoline power assets, require a brand new technique. The emergence of approach of platforms (SoS) and procedure of structures Engineering (SoSE) offers engineers and execs with the opportunity of fixing some of the demanding situations dealing with our international at the present time. This groundbreaking booklet brings jointly the viewpoints of key international gamers within the box not to purely outline those demanding situations, yet to supply attainable solutions.

Each bankruptcy has been contributed through a global professional, and subject matters coated comprise modeling, simulation, structure, the emergence of SoS and SoSE, net-centricity, criteria, administration, and optimization, with a number of purposes to safeguard, transportation, power, the surroundings, healthcare, provider undefined, aerospace, robotics, infrastructure, and data technology.

The e-book has been complemented with a number of case studies—Space Exploration, destiny strength assets, schedule carriers upkeep, production zone, carrier area, clever Transportation, destiny wrestle Missions, international Earth remark approach of platforms undertaking, and lots of more—to provide readers an knowing of the real-world functions of this quite new expertise. System of structures Engineering is an integral source for aerospace and safeguard engineers and pros in comparable fields.

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Similar to a biotic system, a message, for example, a chemical agent, may trigger a specific, predetermined pathway within a constituent receiving system, which in turn induces an automatic, predetermined response of the SoS. With informative communication, the message initiates in the receiving constituent system an individual interpretation process, involving internal restructuring (self-organization) based on its current internal state and previously accumulated information. The new structure enables the system the freedom to select its 28 AN OPEN SYSTEMS APPROACH TO SYSTEM OF SYSTEMS ENGINEERING response to the message.

The gap between the United States oil production and transportation oil needs is projected to grow, and the increase in the number of light-duty vehicles will account for most of that growth. On a global scale, petroleum supplies will be in increasingly higher demand as highly populated developing countries expand their economies and become more energy intensive. Clean forms of energy are needed to support sustainable global economic growth while mitigating impacts on air quality and the potential effects of greenhouse gas emissions.

Timely reaction to evolving needs and technology requires agile open SoS that could quickly and cost effectively be integrated and reconfigured within an SoS environment. Affordable agility and adaptable sustainment of an SoS will demand engineering of openness attributes into an SoS from early phases of development life cycle. When applied effectively, a truly open SoS can enhance the adaptability of the system to changes in requirements and technology, will reduce the total ownership costs of the system, and will improve its overall life cycle supportability.

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