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Systems Engineering Book List
Course Title, Author Publisher
SYST 210 The Engineering Design of Systems, 2nd edition, 2009, Buede (required) Wiley
SYST 210 A Practical Guide to SysML: The Systems Modeling Language, 3rd edition, 2013, Friedenthal (recommended) Elsevier
SYST 220 Systems Dynamics, 3rd edition, 2013, Palm (required) McGraw-Hill
SYST 221 MatLab & Simulink R2014, student version, 2014 (required) Mathworks
SYST 320 Systems Dynamics, 3rd edition, 2013, Palm (required) McGraw-Hill
SYST 330 Schaum's Outline of Engineering Economics, 1984, Sepulveda (required) McGraw-Hill
SYST 330 Systems Engineering & Analysis, 5th edition, 2011, Blanchard (required) Prentice Hall
SYST 335 Discrete-Event System Simulation, 5th edition, 2010, Banks (required) Prentice Hall
SYST 335 Simulation with Arena, 6th edition, 2014, Kelton (recommended) McGraw-Hill
SYST 371 Project Management in Practice, 5th edition, 2013, Mantel (required) Wiley
SYST 420 Network Flows, 1993, Ahuja (recommended) Prentice Hall
SYST 421 Modern Control Engineering, 5th edition, 2010, Ogata (required) Pearson
SYST 460 Airport Systems: Planning, Design & Management, 2nd edition, 2013, Neufville (required) McGraw-Hill
SYST 461 Global Airline Industry, 2nd edition, 2015, Belobaba (required) Wiley
SYST 461 Terminal Chaos, 2008, Donohue (required) AIAA*
SYST 465 Operations Research w/CD, 4th edition, 2004, Winston (required) Cengage Learning
SYST 469 Interaction Design, 4th edition, 2015, Rogers (required) Wiley
SYST 470 Introduction to Human Factors Engineering, 2nd edition, 2004, Wickens (required) Pearson
SYST 473 Making Hard Decisions, 3rd edition, 2013, Clemen (required) Cengage Learning
SYST 488 Options, Futures & Other Derivatives, 9th edition, 2014, Hull (required) Pearson
SYST 489 Engineering Communication, 2014, Knisley (required) Cengage Learning
SYST 489 Engineering Ethics, 2006, Baura (required) Elsevier
SYST 490 The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement, 3rd edition, 2004, Goldratt (required) North River
SYST 495 Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update, 2004, Meadows (required) Chelsea
SYST 500 Advanced Engineering Mathematics, 7th edition, 2012, O'Neil (required) Cengage Learning
SYST 505 Practical Guide to SysML: The Systems Modeling Language, 3rd edition, 2013, Friedenthal (required) Elsevier
SYST 508 Engineering Mega-Systems, 2010, Stevens (required) Taylor
SYST 510 Requirements Engineering, 3rd edition, 2010, Hull (required) Springer
SYST 513 Systems Engineering Principles & Practice, 2nd edition, 2011, Kossiakoff (required) Wiley
SYST 520 The Engineering Design of Systems, 2nd edition, 2009, Buede (required) Wiley
SYST 521 Network Flows, 1993, Ahuja (required) Pearson
SYST 530 Project Management: A Systems Approach, 11th edition, 2013, Kerzner (required) Wiley
SYST 542 Decision Management Systems, 2012, Taylor (required) Pearson
SYST 560 Airport Systems: Planning, Design & Management, 2nd edition, 2013, Neufville (required) McGraw-Hill
SYST 568 Applied Predictive Modeling, 2013, Kuhn (required) Springer
SYST 573 Strategic Decision Making, 1996, Kirkwood Cengage Learning
SYST 588 Options, Futures & Other Derivatives, 9th edition, 2014, Hull (required) Pearson
SYST 611 Handbook of Dynamic System Modeling, 2007, Fishwick (recommended) Taylor
SYST 618 Practical Guide to SysML: The Systems Modeling Language, 3rd edition, 2013, Friedenthal (required) Elsevier
SYST 620 Modeling Business Processes: A Petri-Net Oriented Approach, 2011, Aalst (required) MIT Press
SYST 630 Information Technology Project Management, 7th edition, 2013, Schwalbe (required) Cengage Learning
SYST 659 Introduction to Logistics Systems Management, 2nd edition, 2013, Ghiani (required) Wiley
SYST 660 Global Airline Industry, 2nd edition, 2015, Belobaba (required) Wiley
SYST 660 Terminal Chaos, 2008, Donohue (required) AIAA*
SYST 664 A First Course in Bayesian Statistical Methods, 2009, Hoff (required) Springer
SYST 670 Planning & Scheduling in Manufacturing & Services, 2009, Pinedo (required) Springer
SYST 671 Rational Choice in an Uncertain World, 2nd edition, 2010, Hastie (required) Sage
SYST 674 Dynamic Programming: Models & Applications, 2003, Denardo (required) Dover
SYST 680 Sources of Power, 1998, Klein (required) MIT Press
SYST 688 Options, Futures & Other Derivatives, 9th edition, 2014, Hull (required) Pearson
SYST 735 Stochastic Simulation Optimization, 2011, Chen (required) World Science
Note: There are no texts for SYST 101, SYST 202, SYST 395, SYST 462, SYST 463, SYST 584, SYST 621, SYST 683, and SYST 699
* The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Operations Research Book List
Course Title, Author Publisher
OR 355 Discrete-Event System Simulation, 5th edition, 2010, Banks (required) Pearson
OR 355 Simulation with Arena, 6th edition, 2014, Kelton (recommended) McGraw-Hill
OR 441, OR 442 Operations Research w/CD, 4th edition, 2004, Winston (required) Cengage Learning
OR 481 Numerical Analysis, 2nd edition, 2012, Sauer (required) Pearson
OR 481 Numerical Analysis — Student Solutions Manual, 2nd edition, 2012, Sauer (recommended) Pearson
OR 531 Management Science: The Art of Modeling, 4th edition, 2013, Powell (required) Wiley
OR 541, OR 542 Operations Research w/CD, 4th edition, 2004, Winston (required) Cengage Learning
OR 568 Applied Predictive Modeling, 2013, Kuhn (required) Springer
OR 588 Options, Futures & Other Derivatives, 9th edition, 2014, Hull (required) Pearson
OR 604 Optimization in Operations Research, 1st edition, 1997, Rardin (required) Pearson
OR 635 Simulation with Arena, 6th edition, 2015, Kelton (recommended) McGraw-Hill
OR 635 Simulation Modeling & Analysis, 5th edition, 2015, Law (required) McGraw-Hill
OR 641 Linear & Nonlinear Optimization, 2nd edition, 2009, Griva (required) SIAM*
OR 642 Applied Integer Programming, 2010, Chen (required) Wiley
OR 643 Network Flows, 1993, Ahuja (required) Pearson
OR 644 Linear & Nonlinear Optimization, 2nd edition, 2009, Griva (required) SIAM*
OR 645 Introduction to Probability Models, 11th edition, 2014, Ross (required) Elsevier
OR 647 Fundamentals of Queueing Theory, 4th edition, 2008, Gross (required) Wiley
OR 649 Introduction to Logistics Systems Management, 2nd edition, 2013, Ghiani (required) Wiley
OR 670 Planning & Scheduling in Manufacturing & Services, 2009, Pinedo (required) Springer
OR 671 Rational Choice in an Uncertain World, 2nd edition, 2010, Hastie (required) Sage
OR 674 Dynamic Programming: Models & Applications, 2003, Denardo (required) Dover
OR 681 Strategic Decision Making, 1996, Kirkwood (required)  Cengage Learning
OR 682 Scientific Computing, 2nd edition, 2002, Heath (required) McGraw-Hill
OR 683 Sources of Power, 2nd edition, 1998, Klein (required) MIT Press
OR 688 Options, Futures & Other Derivatives, 9th edition, 2014, Hull (required) Pearson
OR 719 Probabilistic Graphical Models, 2009, Koller (required) MIT Press
OR 735 Stochastic Simulation Optimization, 2011, Chen (required) World Scientific
OR 750 Introduction to Stochastic Programming, 2nd edition, 2011, Birge (required) Springer
OR 774 Approximate Dynamic Programmning, 2nd edition, 2011, Powell (required) Wiley
OR 782 Integer Programming, 1st edition, 1999, Wolsey (required) Wiley
Note: There are no texts for OR 651, OR 652, and OR 699
* Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

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Student Clubs and Organizations
INCOSE: The International Council on Systems Engineering SWE: Society of Women Engineers
EfID: Engineers for International Development Theta Tau: Professional Engineering Fraternity
NSBE: The National Society of Black Engineers Omega Rho: International Honor Society for Operations Research and Management Science
SHPE: Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers Omega Alpha: International Honor Society for Systems Engineering

 

Volgenau Academic Affairs Contacts

Undergraduate Student Services

If you need assistance, contact, Susan Brionez, Assistant to Sharon Caraballo, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, at 703-993-1511.

Graduate Academic Affairs

Volgenau's Graduate Student Affairs Office oversees the functions of all graduate programs within the school and supports Volgenau's graduate students. Our highest priority is recruitment and retention, The office works with the Volegnau Office of Graduate Admission to enroll students with strong academic backgrounds. We are committed to supporting both full and part-time students with guidance as they work toward earing their masters, certificate, or doctoral degrees. 

Jennifer Skorzawski-Ross
Director, Graduate Academic Affairs
Phone: 703-993-1505


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