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This chapter provides guidance on the preparation of some of the most commonly used systems engineering documents. This guidance is in the form of a preliminary discussion of: the purpose of the document, suggestions on tailoring the document to the project, and a checklist of critical information to be included. This is followed by a suggested document outline showing and explaining each major part or chapter of the document.
Each document is referenced back to its process in Chapter 3. For best effect, the process sections and the document guidance sections should be studied together.
Guidance is provided on the following systems engineering documents: