Am I Dealing with a System of Systems?

This module is for identifying whether or not one is dealing with a System of Systems. The module serves as an entry point for those new to systems engineering, SE beginners, and veterans to System of Systems Engineering. The module details what are SoS, and how to identify an SoS from a traditional system. The seven “pain points” of Systems Engineering are explored to highlight differences between SoS and traditional systems.

  • Course Number

    SoS3
  • Self-Paced

About This Course

This module is for identifying whether or not one is dealing with a System of Systems. The module serves as an entry point for those new to systems engineering, SE beginners, and veterans to System of Systems Engineering. The module details what are SoS, and how to identify an SoS from a traditional system. The seven “pain points” of Systems Engineering are explored to highlight differences between SoS and traditional systems.

After completing this module, the student will be able to: Describe Systems, identify Systems of Systems (SoS), and describe the differences between Systems and Systems of Systems using the seven “pain points.”

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