Graduate level status in engineering.
ENSE 621/ENPM 641 from Fall Semester 2009--2012.
A good knowledge of engineering
mathematics (e.g., calculus, linear algebra, differential equations).
TIME AND LOCATION OF CLASS/OFFICE HOURS
Class. M, 7.00 pm - 9.40 pm,
Room 2121, JPM Building.
Office Hours. Mark Austin. By appointment.
For a quick response to your problems, send me e-mail.
The class notes will be available from John MacCarthy, Rm 2175, A.V. Williams.
The cost is $40.00. Make a check out the "University of Maryland."
I will hand out a significant volume of support
material (200 Mbytes) for the classes ENSE 621 and ENSE 622.
Bring your laptop to class and I will pass the material to you via a CD-ROM and/or memory stick.
Tutorial on Design Structure Matrices .
Hull E., Jackson K., and Dick J.,
Requirements Engineering (Second Edition),
Springer, June 2004.
Optimization and Trade-Off Analysis
Visual Modeling of Systems
Systems Engineering Tools
CPLEX is an interactive opimizer for integer and mixed-integer programming.
It is available on the cluster of PCs in the SEIL Lab (A.V. Williams, Rm 2250).
Click here for details on
working step by step through a basic example.
Download Free Student/Trial Versions of
MPL/CPLEX and OptiMax 2000 .
OptiMax 2000 is an object-oriented Component Library,
specifically designed to embed optimization models into end-user applications.
COURSE ASSESSMENT AND EXAM SCHEDULE
There will be two exams:
Homework (20%): Will focus on development of requirements, models of system
structure and behavior and development of a system-level design.
Midterm (25%): April XX, 2 hrs long.
The exam will be open book and open notes.
Course Project (30%): You may work on either a design project or a research project.
Please e-mail me a pdf of your final project,
Due May 16, 2014.
Final (25%): May YY, 7-9 pm in our regular classroom
2 hrs long plus 5 minutes to read the paper.
The exam will be open book and open notes. No computers.
Check back later for details ....
There will be no midterm or final make-up exams.
Students may drop the midterm score is they do
better in the final (i.e., the final exam can count for up to 50% of the grade)
The boundary between a B grade and an A grade will be 80%.