Systems engineering: A problem of perception

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The characterization of systems engineering as a discipline, process, procedure or a set of heuristics will have an impact on the implementation strategy, the training methodology, and operational environment. The systems engineering upgrade activities in the New Mexico Weapons Development Center and a search of systems engineering related information provides evidence of a degree of ambiguity in this characterization of systems engineering. A case is made in this article for systems engineering being the engineering discipline applied to the science of complexity. Implications of this characterization and some generic issues are delineated with the goal of providing an enterprise with ... continued below

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Senglaub, M. August 1, 1995.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The characterization of systems engineering as a discipline, process, procedure or a set of heuristics will have an impact on the implementation strategy, the training methodology, and operational environment. The systems engineering upgrade activities in the New Mexico Weapons Development Center and a search of systems engineering related information provides evidence of a degree of ambiguity in this characterization of systems engineering. A case is made in this article for systems engineering being the engineering discipline applied to the science of complexity. Implications of this characterization and some generic issues are delineated with the goal of providing an enterprise with a starting point for developing its business environment.

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  • Systems engineering: practices and tools, Boston, MA (United States), 7-11 Jul 1996

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  • Other: DE95016725
  • Report No.: SAND--95-1778C
  • Report No.: CONF-960731--1
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 233373
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc666578

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Senglaub, M. Systems engineering: A problem of perception, article, August 1, 1995; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc666578/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.