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Systems Engineering for Astronomical Telescopes.

9781510616547

Systems Engineering for Astronomical Telescopes

Paul A. Lightsey and Jonathan W. Arenberg

SPIE

2018

148 pages

$68.00

Tutorial Texts in Optical Engineering; Volume TT 116

QB154

Lightsey and Arenberg provide an overview of system engineering as it applies to large astronomical telescopes, with an emphasis on space telescopes and the tools for supporting the development and management of future programs. Writing for aspiring new systems engineers and as a refresher for current practitioners, they mention the important personality and behavioral aspects of good system engineers. They cover an overview of systems engineering, systems engineering principles, systems engineering tools, requirements development and management, performance budget, mission-architecture concept development, concept-development example: Starshade, and technical skills are not enough. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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