Title: 2.0 Fundamentals of Systems Engineering Authors: NASA Category:#articles Number of Highlights: 1 Source URL: http://www.nasa.gov/seh/2-fundamentals Date: 2023-09-16 Last Highlighted: 2022-09-03


It is a way of looking at the “big picture” when making technical decisions. It is a way of achieving stakeholder functional, physical, and operational performance requirements in the intended use environment over the planned life of the system within cost, schedule, and other constraints. It is a methodology that supports the containment of the life cycle cost of a system. In other words, systems engineering is a logical way of thinking.