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Systems Architecting and Engineering (SAE)
- To be enrolled in an off-campus course, you MUST also enroll in the Distance Education Network (DEN). For more information, call (213) 740-4488 or go to den.usc.edu. DEN courses are indicated by a location of DEN@Viterbi D class assignments for graduate students are available online at:
Integration of engineering problem solving methodologies based on systems concepts. Application to complex, large scale technical systems and problems faced by engineering managers. Case studies.
|32301D||034||Lecture||3:00-5:50pm||Friday||13 of 25||Robert Minnichelli||DEN@Viterbi||PDF (144572 KB)|
|32331R||048||Lecture||3:00-5:50pm||Friday||2 of 10||Robert Minnichelli||OHE100D||PDF (144572 KB)|
Essentials of systems and system-of-systems integration from the perspectives of business, programs, and technology. Process, Legacy, and Systems-of-Systems Integration. Verification and Validation methods. Case studies. Recommended preparation: Bachelor's degree in engineering or physical sciences.
|32315D||034||Lecture||6:40-9:20pm||Wednesday||21 of 25||Michael Sievers||DEN@Viterbi||Word (79872 KB)|
|32348R||048||Lecture||6:40-9:20pm||Wednesday||1 of 10||Michael Sievers||OHE100C||Word (80384 KB)|
Introduction to systems architecture in aerospace, electrical, computer, and manufacturing systems emphasizing the conceptual and acceptance phases and using heuristics.
|32319D||034||Lecture||3:30-6:20pm||Monday||27 of 30||Azad Madni||DEN@Viterbi||PDF (344819 KB)|
|32349R||048||Lecture||3:30-6:20pm||Monday||18 of 25||Azad Madni||OHE120||PDF (344819 KB)|
Analysis of risks inherent in managing high-tech/high-cost government-funded engineering programs; tools and techniques for coping with the impacts of politically-driven budgets on the engineering design process. Recommended preparation: 2 years of work experience.
|32320D||034||Lecture||6:40-9:20pm||Thursday||15 of 25||Ken Cureton||DEN@Viterbi||PDF (719440 KB)|
|32350R||048||Lecture||6:40-9:20pm||Thursday||3 of 10||Ken Cureton||OHE120||PDF (719440 KB)|
Study of lean principles and practices as applied to various industries.
- Crosslist: This course is offered by the ISE department but may qualify for major credit in SAE. To register, enroll in ISE 506.
|31522D||048||Lecture||5:10-7:50pm||Friday||19 of 23||Theodore Mayeshiba||OHE120||PDF (98295 KB)|
|31722D||034||Lecture||5:10-7:50pm||Friday||10 of 12||Theodore Mayeshiba||DEN@Viterbi||PDF (98295 KB)|
Impact of economic factors for systems architects and engineers, tools for understanding these factors, fundamental quantitative analysis of cash flow, life-cost estimating for systems and software engineering.
|32330D||034||Lecture||6:40-9:20pm||Monday||21 of 25||Jairus Hihn||DEN@Viterbi|
|32360R||048||Lecture||6:40-9:20pm||Monday||1 of 10||Jairus Hihn||RTH109|
Research leading to the master's degree. Maximum units which may be applied to the degree to be determined by the department. Graded CR/NC.
|32390D||048||Lecture||TBA||TBA||0 of 5||Azad Madni||OFFICE|
Credit on acceptance of thesis. Graded IP/CR/NC.
|32391D||048||Lecture||TBA||TBA||0 of 5||Azad Madni||OFFICE|