Enterprise Information Systems for Large-Scale Engineering Projects

  • Tianshe Yang
  • Hong Wang
  • Sohail S. Chaudhry
  • Huijing Huang
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 205)


ERP systems for manufacturing sector are commercially available and research on ERP systems for manufacturing enterprises is prevalent now. However, little attention has so far been paid on how to establish ERP systems for large scale engineering projects. An ERP system for a specific engineering project is usually not available commercially. In this paper, the methods and models for establishing an ERP system for a large-scale engineering project with unique features are discussed in systems engineering perspectives. First, the necessity for establishing ERP system is analyzed; second, the methods and models for developing the ERP system are discussed; finally, the relative conclusions are given.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tianshe Yang
    • 1
    • 5
  • Hong Wang
    • 2
  • Sohail S. Chaudhry
    • 3
  • Huijing Huang
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of Systems EngineeringXian Jiaotong UniversityXianChina
  2. 2.Department of Business AdministrationNorth Carolina Agricultural and Technical State UniversityGreensboroUSA
  3. 3.Department of Decision and Information TechnologiesVillanova UniversityVillanovaUSA
  4. 4.Bureau of Personnel and EducationChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  5. 5.Department of Information Technology and Decision ScienceOld Dominion UniversityNorfolkUSA

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