Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Posts

A Better Definition of MBSE

Published by on January 27th, 2016.

There’s been a lot of debate in the systems engineering community about what model-based systems engineering means. We have given several presentations on the subject and there are a number of on-going LinkedIn threads. To some drawings are... Read More

How is the Word Model Defined?

Published by on December 17th, 2015.

Last week we discussed What a Model Means to a Systems Engineer. This week we are going to discuss common definitions of the word “model” and how does this knowledge help us as systems engineers. Merriam-Webster defines a... Read More

Drawings Do Not Equal Models

Published by on May 26th, 2015.

The True Definition of Model-Based Systems Engineering Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) is the new buzzword. Everyone talks about “modeling” and “simulation,” but apparently many have conflated the concept of a model with a set of drawings or a... Read More

What is Model-Based Systems Engineering?

Published by on November 17th, 2014.

System engineering is the discipline of engineering that endeavors to perfect systems. As such, systems engineering is a kind of meta-engineering that can be applied across all complex team-based disciplines. The idea of systems engineering is to enhance the... Read More