System of Systems Engineering: Innovations for the by Mohammad Jamshidi

By Mohammad Jamshidi

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

Many demanding situations of the twenty-first century, equivalent to fossil gas strength assets, require a brand new strategy. The emergence of approach of platforms (SoS) and process of platforms Engineering (SoSE) provides engineers and pros with the potential of fixing the various demanding situations dealing with our global this present day. This groundbreaking publication brings jointly the viewpoints of key worldwide avid gamers within the box not to in simple terms outline those demanding situations, yet to supply attainable solutions.

Each bankruptcy has been contributed by way of a global professional, and subject matters coated comprise modeling, simulation, structure, the emergence of SoS and SoSE, net-centricity, criteria, administration, and optimization, with quite a few functions to protection, transportation, strength, the surroundings, healthcare, carrier undefined, aerospace, robotics, infrastructure, and data technology.

The booklet has been complemented with numerous case studies—Space Exploration, destiny power assets, schedule carriers upkeep, production region, provider area, clever Transportation, destiny strive against Missions, international Earth commentary approach of structures venture, and plenty of more—to provide readers an realizing of the real-world purposes of this really new know-how. System of platforms Engineering is an necessary source for aerospace and safeguard engineers and pros in similar fields.

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System of Systems Engineering: Innovations for the Twenty-First (21) Century

Become aware of the rising technology and engineering of approach of SystemsMany demanding situations of the twenty-first century, akin to fossil gas power assets, require a brand new strategy. The emergence of process of platforms (SoS) and process of structures Engineering (SoSE) provides engineers and pros with the potential of fixing the various demanding situations dealing with our global at the present time.

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Entropy) and live in a locally produced quasi-steady state (Kay, 2000). Such condition does not exist in closed systems, because in systems with closed interfaces, entropy is continually being maximized and disorder will ultimately rule. However, in open systems order is continually evolving from both order and disorder (Schrodinger, 1994), which postpones the ultimate state of entropy for the system. Genetic blueprints and specifications govern the openness of interfaces within biotic systems.

Power systems cover extensive geographical regions and are composed of many diverse components. Accordingly, power systems are large-scale, complex, dynamical systems that must operate reliably to supply electrical energy to customers. Stable operation is achieved through extensive monitoring systems and a hierarchy of controls that together seek to ensure total generation matches consumption and voltages remain at acceptable levels. Safety margins play an important role in ensuring reliability, but tend to incur economic penalties.

Knowledge of the individual properties of the modules and the way they are connected to and act on one another allows us to compute the behavior of the whole (Atlan, 2003). The emerging behavior of an SoS is the direct result of synergy among its constituent systems, interaction of each constituent system with its immediate surroundings, and the interaction between the SoS and its environment. Based on this principle, the behavior of a system cannot be predicted by the behavior of its constituent parts taken separately.

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