Introduction to Systems Engineering

  • Arab Naser
  • Ali K. Kamrani


Systems engineering (SE) is a term associated with the process of developing large-scale complex systems. By mitigating risks and correcting defects during the early stage via the application of the systems engineering process, experience has shown that project costs and risks are significantly reduced. This chapter outlines an introduction to the concept of systems engineering and its processes. It also lists major advantages of its implementation as part of the development of any complex systems.


System Engineer Preventive Maintenance Gantt Chart Critical Path Method Work Breakdown Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arab Naser
    • 1
  • Ali K. Kamrani
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Design and Free Form Fabrication Laboratory Industrial Engineering DepartmentUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Fatimah Alnijris’s Research Chair for Advanced Manufacturing Technology Industrial Engineering DepartmentKing Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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