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SysML for Systems Engineering: 3rd edition: A model-based approach

What's that coming over the hill? Is it a monster? Is it a monster?

Jon and Simon have just signed contracts with the IET to write the third edition of their SysML book, known within Scarecrow since the second edition as 'The Monster' due to its huge size. This will be the first update to The Monster and will be published by the IET in 2018.

 
     
 

Contents

This is not a complete rewrite of The Monster, but an update. It will include:

  • Corrections to the errata that found its way into the second edition
  • An update of the core modelling notation to SysML 1.4
  • An update of standards model to the latest versions
  • An update of various chapters to reflect the frameworks (and tool profiles) described in our book ‘Foundations for Model-based Systems Engineering: From Patterns to Models'
  • New chapters on:
    • The Benefits of MBSE
    • Model Structure and Management
    • Model Maturity
    • Value Chain Modelling

In order to make room for the new material, Annexes C, D and F from the second edition will be removed. Don't worry - we will make the content of these Annexes available on our Knowledge Base once the third edition is published.

The intended content of the third edition is:

Chapter 1 - Introduction to MBSE
Chapter 2 - Approach
Chapter 3 - MBSE Concepts
Chapter 4 - Introduction to SysML and Systems Modelling
Chapter 5 - The SysML Notation
Chapter 6 - Diagramming Guidelines
Chapter 7 - Process Modelling with MBSE
Chapter 8 - Expanded Process Modelling
Chapter 9 - Requirements Modelling with MBSE
Chapter 10 - Expanded Requirements Modelling – Systems of Systems
Chapter 11 - Architectures and Architecture Frameworks
Chapter 12 - Value Chain Modelling
Chapter 13 - Case Study Introduction
Chapter 14 - Case Study
Chapter 15 - The Benefits of MBSE
Chapter 16 - People
Chapter 17 - Process
Chapter 18 - Tools
Chapter 19 - Model Structure and Management
Chapter 20 - Model Maturity
Annex A - Ontology and Glossary
Annex B - Summary of SysML Notation
Annex C - Process Model for ISO 15288
Annex D - Competency Framework
Annex E - The MBSE Memory Palace
 

Note that the published order and titles of chapters may change from that given above.

 
     
 

Availability

'SysML for Systems Engineering: 3rd edition: A model-based approach' will be published by the IET in 2018.

More details on ordering your updated copy of 'The Monster' will be added nearer the publication date.

 
   
   
 

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