Category: SysML

Modeling SysML Blocks in GENESYS: Part I

(Part II of this series is available here.) I regularly receive questions from customers wanting to apply GENESYS to their particular systems engineering challenges. Each one is different, and I always love learning about the situation and seeing if I can help. (Just a reminder: we are always here to …

Ingesting MBSE Data into GENESYS

The exchange of data between model-based systems engineering tools has been an issue for many years within the systems engineering community. Industry, the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), and Object Management Group (OMG) have all recognized this fact and have attempted to solve the exchange issue in many ways. …

Functional Analysis and MBSE

In my blog post last month, Understanding Your System, I discussed the importance of the system context and system decomposition when defining the physical design of a system. This month I would like to additionally emphasize the role of functional analysis to define the functional design and explain how MBSE …

Understanding Your System

While industry is working out the details of model-based systems engineering implementation, I am going to discuss the most basic concept in systems engineering: The System. The word system creates a difficulty since the word can refer to a system of any degree of complexity, be it an eco-system, an …