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Fundamentals of Systems Engineering

Olivier de Weck

NOTE: The first lecture was not recorded. We are hoping to record it when the course is taught again in the Fall. In the meantime, please check out the course site here http://ocw.mit.edu/18-650F16 where you will find the slides that were used in all of the lectures.



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Jul 19, 2017 Olivier de Weck
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In this lecture, students learned the process overview in the NASA design definition process and how to optimize the design.
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This lecture covered ground on the phase of conceptual design and preliminary design in a design process.
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This lecture introduced the concept of lifecycle management and also summarized other key concepts taught through the semester.
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In this video, Prof. Olivier de Weck shares how team charters help students develop identities and goals that direct their work in the CanSat Competition.
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In this video, Prof. Olivier de Weck shares how looking at failed past CanSat projects can help students improve current projects.
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In this video, Prof. Olivier de Weck shares his strategy of having students write personal reflective memos in preparation for the oral exam.
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In this video, Prof. Olivier de Weck shares how the CanSat Competition provides an application for students' learning in the course.
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This lecture focused on the phase of system architecture and concept generation in a design process and introduced different methods and tools.
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In this video, Prof. Olivier de Weck shares what it was like to teach the course as a SPOC, including feedback from students about the experience.
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In this video, Prof. Olivier de Weck describes how the course is a door-opener to the world of systems engineering and discusses how the classic "V Model" is used to orient students.
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In this lecture, students had interactive discussion with INCOSE Board of directors.
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In this video, Prof. Olivier de Weck shares specific strategies for assessing student work completed in teams.
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The focus of this lecture is design verification and validation. Other concepts including design tesing and technical risk management and flight readiness review are also introduced.
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In this video, Prof. Olivier de Weck defines concept questions and shares how he uses them in the course.
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In this lecture, students learned the process overview in the NASA design definition process and how to optimize the design.
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This lecture covered the topic on operational considerations and commissioning in systems engineering design.
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This lecture covered a lot of ground on various systems modeing languages used in a design process.
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Jul 19, 2017 Olivier de Weck
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Interface management is the primary focus and students learned various approaches to conduct interface management for system integration.
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In this video, Prof. Olivier de Weck discusses two summative assessment strategies he uses in the course: online written and oral exams.
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In this video, Prof. Olivier de Weck traces his passion for aerospace vehicles to his childhood, which he spent in Switzerland near the Alps--a setting which offered a spectacular view of the stars.
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In this video, Prof. Olivier de Weck discusses the ideal student team size for the CanSat Competition.