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Layered systems engineering engines

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dc.contributor.author Breidenthal, Julian C.
dc.contributor.author Overman, Marvin J.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-09T17:42:10Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-09T17:42:10Z
dc.date.issued 2009-04-07
dc.identifier.citation AIAA Infotech @ Aerospace, Seattle, Washington, April 7-9, 2009 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 09-0975
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/45257
dc.description.abstract A notation is described for depicting the relationships between multiple, contemporaneous systems engineering efforts undertaken within a multi-layer system-of-systems hierarchy. We combined the concepts of remoteness of activity from the end customer, depiction of activity on a timeline, and data flow to create a new kind of diagram which we call a "Layered Vee Diagram." This notation is an advance over previous notations because it is able to be simultaneously precise about activity, level of granularity, product exchanges, and timing; these advances provide systems engineering managers a significantly improved ability to express and understand the relationships between many systems engineering efforts. Using the new notation, we obtain a key insight into the relationship between project duration and the strategy selected for chaining the systems engineering effort between layers, as well as insights into the costs, opportunities, and risks associated with alternate chaining strategies. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2009 en_US
dc.subject Vee Diagram en_US
dc.title Layered systems engineering engines en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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