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Area/Catalogue
EEET 5151

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
169352

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 4)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To understand and evaluate the principles and methods of test and evaluation (T&E) in the context of systems engineering.

Course content

  • Relationship between T&E and other disciplines;
  • T&E in the Systems Engineering Life-Cycle;
  • The scientific method;
  • Articulating “solution-independent” measures of effectiveness, suitability and performance;
  • Fundamentals of developmental, acceptance and operational test and evaluation;
  • Environmental conditions and threat assessments;
  • Team-based T&E strategies and master plans;
  • Introduction to the legal aspects of T&E and international treaties and agreements;
  • T&E resources – test ranges and facilities and the application of modelling and simulation;
  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) to support T&E; and
  • Planning, conducting, executing and reporting test results.

Textbook(s)

INCOSE 2015, INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook: A Guide for System Life Cycle Processes and Activities, 4, John Wiley & Sons, New York

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours x over 4 days
Workshop 8 hours x 1 day

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Reflective journal 1000 words 20% N/A
Assignment 1500 words 40% N/A
Assignment 1500 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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