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Title: INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook Version v3.1
Comment: This is the subject matter basis for the INCOSE CSEP certification.
Title: Introduction to Systems Engineering
Author: Andrew P. Sage and James E. Armstrong , Jr.
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.
Title: The Engineering and Design of Systems: Models and Methods
Author: Dennis M. Buede
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.
Title: Handbook of Systems Engineering and Management
Author: Andrew P. Sage and William B. Rouse
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.
Title: Systems Engineering Guidebook: A Process for Developing Systems and Products
Author: James N. Martin, A. Terry Bahill
Comment: This is a compendium of works from many contributing authors.
Title: Systems Engineering and Analysis
Author: Benjamin S. Blanchard and Wolter J. Fabrycky
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Title: Systems Engineering Management
Author: Benjamin S. Blanchard
Title: Systems Engineering: Coping with Complexity
Author: Jackson, Brook, Stevens, and Arnold
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Comment: Excellent reference. Integration of Systems Engineering activities, e.g. CM, Requirement Engineering, Verification and Validation.
Title: Visualizing Project Management, Third Edition
Author: Forsberg, Mooz, and Cotterman
Comment: Excellent reference on the Vee Development Model and the integration of Project Management and Systems Engineering.
Title: CMMI Distilled: A Practical Introduction to Integrated Process Improvement, Third Edition.
Author: Ahern, Clouse, and Turner
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.
Title: Systems Thinking, Systems Practice
Author: Peter Checkland
Copyright: Reprinted November 2000
Comment: Considered a classic work in Systems Engineering and Systems Thinking.
Title: Systems Engineering Principles and Practice
Author: Alexander Kossiakoff and William N. Sweet
Comment: Good general Systems Engineering overview.