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Systems Engineering References

    01. INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook Version v3.1

    • Author: INCOSE
      Copyright: 2007
      Publisher: INCOSE.
      Web:  
      Comment: This is the subject matter basis for the INCOSE CSEP certification.

    02. Introduction to Systems Engineering

    • Author: Andrew P. Sage and James E. Armstrong , Jr.
      Copyright: 2000
      Publisher: Wiley
      ISBN: 0-471-02766-9
      Web:
      Comment: This is a good introductory college level textbook. It has problem sets at the end of each section. There are also many bibliographic references for each section.

    03. The Engineering and Design of Systems: Models and Methods

    • Author: Dennis M. Buede
      Copyright: 2000
      Publisher: Wiley
      ISBN: 0-471-28225-1
      Web:
      Comment: This is a good advanced college level textbook. It has problem sets at the end of each section. There are also many bibliographic references for each section.

    04. Handbook of Systems Engineering and Management

    • Author: Andrew P. Sage and William B. Rouse
      Copyright: 1999
      Publisher: Wiley
      ISBN: 0-471-15405-9
      Web:
      Comment: This is a compendium of works from 40 contributing authors. At the end of each chapter are lists of additional references and a bibliography supporting the work.

    05. Systems Engineering Guidebook: A Process for Developing Systems and Products

    • Author: James N. Martin, A. Terry Bahill
      Copyright: 1999
      Publisher: Wiley
      ISBN: 0849378370
      Web:
      Comment: This is a compendium of works from many contributing authors.

    06. Systems Engineering and Analysis

    • Author: Benjamin S. Blanchard and Wolter J. Fabrycky
      Copyright: 1998
      Publisher: Prentice Hall
      ISBN: 0131350471
      Web:

    07. Systems Engineering Management

    • Author: Benjamin S. Blanchard
      Copyright: 1997
      Publisher: Wiley
      ISBN: 0471190861
      Web:

    08. Systems Engineering: Coping with Complexity

    • Author: Jackson, Brook, Stevens, and Arnold
      Copyright: 1998
      Publisher: Prentice Hall
      ISBN: 0130950858
      Web:
      Comment: Excellent reference. Integration of Systems Engineering activities, e.g. CM, Requirement Engineering, Verification and Validation.

    09. Visualizing Project Management, Third Edition

    • Author: Forsberg, Mooz, and Cotterman
      Copyright: 2005
      Publisher: Wiley
      ISBN: 047648485
      Web:
      Comment: Excellent reference on the Vee Development Model and the integration of Project Management and Systems Engineering.

    10. CMMI Distilled: A Practical Introduction to Integrated Process Improvement, Third Edition.

    • Author: Ahern, Clouse, and Turner
      Copyright: 2008
      Publisher: Addison-Wesley
      ISBN: 0321461088
      Web:
      Comment: The CMMI is the replacement for SECAM and integrates Software Engineering, Systems Engineering and Integrated Product Team. Good introduction on CMMI Capabilities Maturity Model.

    11. Systems Thinking, Systems Practice

    • Author: Peter Checkland
      Copyright: Reprinted November 2000
      Publisher: Wiley
      ISBN: 0471986062
      Web:
      Comment: Considered a classic work in Systems Engineering and Systems Thinking.

    12. Systems Engineering Principles and Practice

    • Author: Alexander Kossiakoff and William N. Sweet
      Copyright: 2003
      Publisher: Wiley
      ISBN: 0471234435
      Web:
      Comment: Considered a classic work in Systems Engineering and Systems Thinking.

Requirements Engineering References

    01. Software Requirements Styles and Techniques

    • Author: Soren Lauesen
      Copyright: 2002
      Publisher: Addison Wesley
      ISBN: 0 201 74570 4
      Web:
      Comment: Good elicitation techniques

    02. Requirements Engineering

    • Author: R.J. Wieringa
      Copyright: 1996
      Publisher: Wiley
      ISBN: 0 471 95884 0
      Web:
      Comment: Describes a number of requirements analysis techniques.

    03. System Requirements Engineering

    • Author: Loucopoulos and Karakostas
      Copyright: 1995
      Publisher: McGraw-Hill
      ISBN: 0 07 707843 8
      Web:
      Comment: Discussion on Modeling Requirements.

    04. Requirements Engineering: A Good Practice Guide

    • Author: Sommerville and Sawyer
      Copyright: 1997
      Publisher: Wiley
      ISBN: 0 471 97444 7
      Web:
      Comment: Good layout, easy to follow

    05. Requirements Engineering Process and Techniques

    • Author: Kotonya and Sommerville
      Copyright: 1998
      Publisher: Wiley
      ISBN: 0 471 97208 8
      Web:
      Comment: Update of the Requirements Engineering, with Object Technology added

    06. INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook Version v3.1

    • Author: INCOSE
      Copyright: 2007
      Publisher: INCOSE.
      Web:
      Comment: Update of the Requirements Engineering, with Object Technology added

Reference Standards and Papers for Systems and Software Engineering

    01. INCOSE Symposium papers

    • Author: Various
      Copyright: Various
      Publisher: INCOSE
      Web: http://www.incose.org
      Comment: 10 years of papers – From the initial INCOSE conference, a wealth of SE information, available on CD.

    02. Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI).

    • Author: Software Engineering Institute at Carnage Mellon University
      Publisher: SEI
      Web: http://www.sei.cmu.edu/cmmi
      Comment: A wealth of process improvement information available for free download

    03. Chaos report – The Standish report

    04. Integrated Method for Information Modeling [IDEF]

    • Author: National Institute of Standards and Technology [NIST]
      Publisher: NIST – Knowledge Based Systems [KBS]
      Web: http://www.idef.com
      Comment: Used for the Context diagrams for the process section

    05. ISO/IEC 15288 System Life cycle Processes

    • Author: International Organization for Standardization
      Copyright: ISO
      Publisher: ISO
      Web: http://www.iso.org

    06. ISO 10007 Quality Management – Guidelines for Configuration Management

    • Author: International Organization for Standardization
      Copyright: ISO
      Publisher: ISO
      Web: http://www.iso.org

    07. EIA/IS 632, Draft Standard: Processes for Engineering a System

    • Author: Electronics Industry Alliance
      Copyright: Electronics Industry Alliance
      Publisher: GEIA
      Web: http://www.geia.org

    08. EIA 649 National Consensus Standard for Configuration Management

    • Author: Electronics Industry Alliance
      Copyright: Electronics Industry Alliance
      Publisher: GEIA
      Web: http://www.geia.org

    09. IEEE 1220-1994, Standard for Application and Management of the Systems Engineering

    10. IEEE 1362-1998, Guide for Information – System Definition – Concept of Operations Document.

    11. IEEE 830-1993, Recommended Practice for Software Requirements Specifications

    12. IEEE 1012-1986, IEEE Standard for Software Verification and Validation Plans

    13. IEEE 1233 - IEEE Guide for Developing System Requirements Specifications

    14. IEEE 1028-1988 Standards for Review and Audit

    15. IEEE 1471-2000 Recommended Practice for Architectural Descriptions of Software-Intensive Systems

    16. IEEE 1012-1998 Software Independent Verification and Validation

    17. IEEE 12207 Software Life cycle Process

    18. Unified Modeling Language UML

    19. AIAA G-043-1992 Guide for the Preparation of Operational Concepts Document

    • Author: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics [AIAA]
      Publisher: AIAA
      ISBN: http://www.aiaa.org
      Web: http://www.omg.org
      Comment: Military Standards and Handbooks

    20. Mil-Std-498 Software Documentation

    • Author: Department of Defense
      Publisher: DoD is not publishing this standard – search on the internet can download free
      Web: http://www.omg.org
      Comment: a number of useful Data Item Description document that provides outlines for various systems engineering documents

    21. Mil-Hdbk-61 – Configuration Management Guidance

    • Author: Department of Defense
      Publisher: Search on the internet can download free
      Web: http://www.omg.org
      Comment: Excellent handbook on Configuration Management all phases

    22. Mil Std-499C – System Engineering [Draft]

References for Intelligent Transportation Systems and Transportation policies

    01. Federal Final Rule [23 CFR 940 part 11]

    02. National ITS Architecture

    03. Systems Engineering for ITS: An Introduction for Transportation Professionals

    04. A Guide to Configuration Management for Intelligent Transportation Systems

    05. Regional ITS Architecture Guidance Document

    06. California State Administrative Manual [SAM]

    • Publisher: Department of General Services of the State of California
      Web: http://sam.dgs.ca.gov
      Comment: California’s SAM 4819.35 [dated 6/03] relating to IT projects

    07. Caltrans Division of Local Assistance Intelligent Transportation Systems Web Page

    • Author: Caltrans
      Publisher: Caltrans
      Web: http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/LocalPrograms/ITS/ITS.htm
      Comment: A resource for local agencies implementing ITS projects in California. Includes guidance and links to the Local Assistance Program Guidelines and Systems Engineering Review Form (SERF).

    08. Florida DOT Rule 940 Implementation Web Page

    09. New Jersey DOT Intelligent Transportation Systems Engineering Guidelines Web Page

    10. North Dakota DOT Intelligent Transportation Systems Web Page

    11. New Mexico DOT Systems Engineering Web Page

    • Author: NMDOT
      Publisher: NMDOT
      Web: http://nmshtd.state.nm.us/main.asp?secid=16566
      Comment: This web page provides links to the NMDOT ITS Project Checklist and on-line ITS Systems Engineering training, including specifics of how the Rule 940 requirements are met in New Mexico.

    12. Systems Engineering Evaluation for ITS Executive Summary

    13. Systems Engineering Evaluation for ITS Final Report

    14. National Transportation Communications and Information Protocol [NTCIP] Family of Standards

    • Author: AASHTO, ITE, NEMA
      Publisher: AASHTO, ITE, NEMA
      Web: http://www.ntcip.org
      Comment: This effort was a detailed CMMI-based evaluation of the systems engineering processes at Caltrans.

Systems Engineering Training

    01. ITS Professional Capacity Building Program

    • Web: http://www.pcb.its.dot.gov
      Comment: The PCB sponsors the popular Talking Technology and Transportation (T3) webinars – interactive net meetings where ITS experts present a wide range of topics, including many related to systems engineering and project management.

    02. Consortium for ITS Training and Education (CITE

    • Web: http://citeconsortium.org
      Comment: The Consortium for ITS Training and Education (CITE) is a unique organization of universities and industry associations focused on providing comprehensive advanced transportation training and education that is flexible and convenient for its students. CITE offers over thirty interactive web-based courses for transportation technicians, professionals and college students.

    03. Systems Engineering for ITS Workshop

    • Author: Federal Highway Administration
      Web: http://citeconsortium.org
      Comment: This two day workshop combines one day of training in systems engineering and a one day process improvement review where workshop participants review their own systems engineering processes.

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