IE 4345. DECISION ANALYSIS IN SYSTEM DESIGN. 3 Hours.
Application of decision theory principles and tools to evaluate alternative hardware/software system architectures based on technical design requirements such as mass, reliability, power and life cycle costs. Systems engineering trade study approaches are presented with applications in defense, aerospace, energy and related areas. Methods for dealing with technical data risk and uncertainty are presented. Prerequisite: Accepted into an engineering professional program at UTA.