PEO Missiles and Space Systems Engineering Methods
Enterprises and System of Systems
Systems Engineering and Systems Management Transformation
Report Number: SERC-2018-TR-112
Publication Date: 2018-08-22
Project: PEO Missiles and Space Systems Engineering Methods
This is the final technical report of the Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC) research task RT187. This research task (RT) addresses research needs associated with evolutionary systems that are in wide use and are being actively integrated on numerous platforms today. During FY2017, the Program Executive Office (PEO) Missile and Space Office of the Chief Engineer began to push the implementation of the Model Based Enterprise (MBE) and Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE). He supported this push with local training on the use and implementation of MagicDraw as one tool in the MBE suite. The PEO push was further supported by the Joint Attack Munition Systems (JAMS) Project Office (PO) Deputy Program Manager and Chief Engineer. They established an ad hoc group to further investigate the implementation of MBE and the various tools available. This backdrop coupled with the tasks proposed in RT187 led to the following accomplishments.
- The initial MagicDraw installation in JAMS PO, with subsequent training and additional installations.
- The initial Windchill installation for JAMS PO with workflows and MagicDraw integration planned.
- The initial use of structured blue scanning for computer aided design (CAD) model validation in JAMS PO.
- The initial model based physical configuration audit (PCA) experiment in JAMS PO.
- The establishment of an analysis working group between JAMS PO and their prime contractor.
- Development of a case study focused on MBSE methods, processes, and techniques (MPTs) for non-standard launchers with goal of transitioning results to new start launcher development.
- Membership in International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)- National Agency for Finite Element Methods and Standards (NAFEMS) System Modeling and Simulation Working Group(SMSWG).
- Connections within the software industry to enable engineering analysis integration with MagicDraw SysML models.
- Connections within the software industry to integrate CAD model validation software with Windchill.