Focuses on the evaluation of candidate system designs and design performance measures. Includes identification of system goals; requirements and performance measures, including cost and non-technical requirements; design of experiments for performance evaluation; techniques of decision analysis for trade-studies (ranking of alternatives); presentation of system evaluations; and generation of a business case for presenting analysis results. Illustrates the concepts and processes of systems evaluations using case studies. (Y)
Prerequisites & Notes Prerequisite: APMA 312, SYS 201, 321, and major in systems engineering.