Volgenau School of Engineering
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SYST 330: Systems Methods

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The objective of this course is to provide students with a general introduction to a variety of quantitative techniques that are relevant to systems engineering. The focus is on the use of quantitative techniques to model and evaluate design options. The scope of this course include: Analysis methods of system engineering design and management, decision analysis, models for engineering economics and evaluations, probability and statistical methods for data analysis, management control techniques, reliability, and maintainability analysis, risk and uncertainty management, and life-cycle cost analysis.

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Limited to 2 Attempts


Analysis methods of system engineering design and management. Decision analysis, economic models and evaluation, optimization in design and operations, probability and statistical methods, queuing theory and analysis, management control techniques, reliability and maintainability analysis, and economic and life-cycle cost analysis. Laboratory exercise with different software programs included.

When Offered: Spring

Corequisite(s): STAT 344 and SYST 221.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

MATH 114 or MATH 116.

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