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SYSE-803 System Integration and Validation
Campus RCMS
Programs PG
Session Spring Semester 2017
Course Title System Integration and Validation
Course Code SYSE-803
Credit Hours 3-0
Pre-Requisutes
Course Objectives The purpose of the course is to provide the students with knowledge on:
  • Systems integration theory
  • Understanding of a set of metrics to predict the level of systems integration
  • Identification of the key issues that plague Systems Engineering management with the consequences of bad Systems Engineering
  • Systems Engineering integration to Systems Engineering practice
Detail Content
  • Importance of Integration.
  • Introduction
  • Hubble Space Telescope Systems Engineering Case Study
  • Principles of Integration
  • Essences of Interaction
  • Introduction to Interaction
  • Epistemology of Systems Engineering Integration
  • Boundaries & Mechanism
  • Foundations of Systems Integration
  • Purpose of Systems Integration
  • Tasks of Systems Integration
  • General Ontology & Metrology of Integration
  • Dynamics of Integration
  • Axioms of Integration
  • Integrations in Systems Engineering Context
  • Introduction, Nature, Issues and limits of Systems Engineering
  • Defining the problem
  • Process Models and Complexity
  • Systems Integration Management
  • Granularity and Integration
  • Abstraction
  • Project Management
  • Integration as a Recursive Process
  • Measures of Integration
  • Integration Planning concepts
  • Patterns in Systems Engineering and Patterns in Systems Integration
Text/Ref Books
  • • Langford, G. O., Engineering Systerms Integration: Theory, Metrics, and Methods, 1st ed. CRC Press, 2012.
  • Grady, J. O., Systerm Integration,1st ed. CRC Press, 1994.
  • Blanchard, Benjamin S., Fabrycky, Walter J., Systems Engineering and Analysis, 5th ed. Prentice Hall International Series, 2010.
  • Various case studies.
Time Schedule Spring Semester 2017
Faculty/Resource Person Engr Fawad Khan
MS (MCS-NUST)
Discipline: Computer Software Engineering
Specialization: Optical Networks