2. Systems Engineering Approach

  1. Mohammad H. Sadraey

Published Online: 19 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118352700.ch2

Aircraft Design: A Systems Engineering Approach

Aircraft Design: A Systems Engineering Approach

How to Cite

Sadraey, M. H. (2012) Systems Engineering Approach, in Aircraft Design: A Systems Engineering Approach, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118352700.ch2

Author Information

  1. Daniel Webster College, New Hampshire, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 26 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119953401

Online ISBN: 9781118352700



  • systems engineering (SE), WBS and organizational chart;
  • SE discipline, originally for understanding/managing complexities;
  • multi-discipline SE, and design knowledge across technical areas;
  • SE-centric or domain-centric, SE-centric as a separate discipline;
  • engineering of aircraft as a system, methods, tools, processes used;
  • design process, into the acquisition phase and utilization phase;
  • conceptual system design, of system design and development process;
  • conceptual design phase, as TPMs, functional, system trade-off, and CDR;
  • conceptual design and preliminary design, and detailed design decisions;
  • aircraft design, and systems engineering approach


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamentals of Systems Engineering

  • Conceptual System Design

  • Preliminary System Design

  • Detail System Design

  • Design Requirements

  • Design Review, Evaluation, and Feedback

  • Systems Engineering Approach in Aircraft Design

  • References