Category: MetaModel

System Design Using MBSE

When you are developing a system design, have you ever asked yourself how it will be implemented? As systems engineers, we must always keep in the back of our minds that someone will have to print or manufacture parts, assemble and integrate subsystems, and eventually maintain the system. We can …

A Grounded Systems Metamodel – Now!

There are a number of efforts afoot to come up with a systems metamodel for model-based systems engineering. The necessity for such a metamodel is gaining recognition in the system design world. At its heart, a systems metamodel is a map for guiding system designers from what we know to …

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 …