Advanced Systems Thinking in Engineering and Management (Artech House engineering management library)

Advanced Systems Thinking in Engineering and Management (Artech House engineering management library)

By: Derek Hitchins (author)Paperback

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Written by an exponent of systems engineering, this is a comprehensive examination of systems thinking and methods, demonstrating how to use the ideas to create and manage more effective engineering systems. Using this resource, engineers should be able to apply systems thinking to the design, implementation and management of engineering systems.

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Contents

Part A Systems philosophy, systems science: the need for, and value of systems; measure for measure; the human element; systems engineering philosophy; a theory of complexity; systems lifecycle theory; the social genotype. Part B Systems thinking: tools and methods for systems thinking; system thinking at work - cases. Part C System engineering: system concept and design; classification of systems engineering; from systems thinking to systems in operation; operational systems engineering. Part D Systems management and organization: managing systems; societal systems evolution.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/08/2003
  • ISBN13: 9781580536196
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 490
  • ID: 9781580536196
  • weight: 976
  • ISBN10: 1580536190

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