Chapter 2

Model-Based Systems Engineering

Abstract

Chapter 2 summarizes model-based systems engineering (MBSE) concepts to provide further context for SysML without emphasizing a specific modeling language, method, or tool. MBSE is contrasted with the more traditional document-based approach to motivate the use of MBSE and highlight its benefits. Principles for effective modeling are also discussed including a discussion on model-based metrics.

Keywords

document-based systems engineering; model-based systems engineering; MBSE; model; system model; model repository; model-based metrics; model validation
Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) applies systems modeling as part of the systems engineering process described in Chapter 1 to support analysis, ...

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