A Practical Guide to SysML: The Systems Modeling Language

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A Practical Guide to SysML: The Systems Modeling Language is a comprehensive guide for understanding and applying SysML to model systems. The Object Management Group’s OMG SysML is a general-purpose graphical modeling language for representing systems that may include combinations of hardware, software, data, people, facilities, and natural objects. SysML supports the practice of model-based systems engineering (MBSE) used to develop system solutions in response to complex and often technologically challenging problems.
The book is organized into four parts. Part I provides an overview of systems engineering, a summary of key MBSE concepts, a chapter on getting started with SysML, and a sample problem highlighting the basic features of SysML. Part II presents a detailed description of the SysML language, while Part III illustrates how SysML can support different model-based methods. Part IV discusses how to transition MBSE with SysML into an organization.
This book can serve as an introduction and reference for industry practitioners, and as a text for courses in systems modeling and model-based systems engineering. Because SysML reuses many Unified Modeling Language (UML) concepts, software engineers familiar with UML can use this information as a basis for understanding systems engineering concepts.

  • Authoritative and comprehensive guide to understanding and implementing SysML
  • A quick reference guide, including language descriptions and practical examples
  • Application of model-based methodologies to solve complex system problems
  • Guidance on transitioning to model-based systems engineering using SysML
  • Preparation guide for OMG Certified Systems Modeling Professional (OCSMP)

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A Practical Guide to SysML: The Systems Modeling Language is a comprehensive guide for understanding and applying SysML to model systems. The Object Management Group’s OMG SysML is a general-purpose graphical modeling language for representing systems that may include combinations of hardware, software, data, people, facilities, and na...

Rick Steiner is an independent consultant focusing on pragmatic application of systems engineering modeling techniques. He culminated his 29 year career at Raytheon as an Engineering Fellow, Raytheon Certified Architect and INCOSE Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP).

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Format:OtherDimensions:640 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:November 22, 2011Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123852072

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Table of Contents

Part I Introduction

  1. Systems Engineering Overview
  2. Model-Based Systems Engineering3 SysML Language Overview
  3. SysML Language Overview
  4. Part II Language Description

  5. SysML Language Architecture
  6. Organizing the Model with Packages
  7. Modeling Structure with Blocks
  8. Modeling Constraints with Parametrics
  9. Modeling Flow-Based Behavior with Activities
  10. Modeling Message-Based Behavior with Interactions
  11. Modeling Event-Based Behavior with State Machines
  12. Modeling Functionality with Use Cases
  13. Modeling Text-Based Requirements and their Relationship to Design
  14. Modeling Cross-Cutting Relationships with Allocations
  15. Customizing SysML for Specific Domains
  16. Part III Modeling Examples

  17. Water Distiller Example Using Functional Analysis
  18. Residential Security System Example Using the Object-Oriented Systems Engineering Method
  19. Part IV Transitioning to Model-Based Systems Engineering

  20. Integrating SysML into a Systems Development Environment
  21. Deploying SysML into an Organization

APPENDIXES

A-1 SysML Reference Guide

A-2 Cross Reference Guide to the OMG Systems Modeling Professional Certification Program (OCSMP) - NEW