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Value and Optimisation

  • Erik W. Aslaksen

Abstract

The purpose of applying the system concept to engineering is to better handle the complexity in engineering projects. In this last chapter we return to what we have identified as one of the core issues in that regard: The transition from the stakeholder requirements to a physical solution that will meet those requirements in a manner that is efficient while still providing a reasonable assurance of having found the optimal solution. Most of what we need has already been developed in earlier chapters; we now draw that together and develop it into a coherent and detailed, but still generally applicable, methodology.

Keywords

Functional Domain Stochastic Variable System Concept Primary Element Infrastructure System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gumbooya Pty Ltd.Allambie HeightsAustralia

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