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ENMA 709/809.Statistical Aspects of Discrete Event Simulation.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisites: ENMA 603 and 607, or ENMA 610 and 611. Approaches to computer simulation models, with special emphasis on discrete event simulation. Model building; data integration; model verification and validation; applications to engineering and management problems.

ENMA 301.Engineering Management.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: 15 credits of engineering or engineering technology courses. Introduction to principles of management and organizational behavior as they apply to the engineering profession. Special emphasis on project management, team building, quality leadership, and the marketing of technology. Group exercises, case studies, extensive writing and speaking assignments.

ENMA 302. Engineering Economics.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: junior standing. Economic analysis of engineering alternatives. Valuation techniques, time value of money; cash flow analysis; cost estimation; taxes and depreciation; operations planning and control; project evaluation; accounting and budgeting tools.

ENMA 401.  Project Management

Lecture 3 hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: junior standing. Foundations, principles, methods, and tools for effective design and management of projects in technology-based organizations. Project organization, life cycle, planning, scheduling, implementation, control and evaluation. Special emphasis on project leadership, problem solving in team-based projects, project failure analysis and advanced methods. Extensive use of case studies and applications to reinforce course concepts. Students design and complete a project from concept through completion including, proposal, and post project analysis.

ENMA 415 Introduction to Systems Engineering.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: two semesters of College calculus. Introduces the principles, concepts, and process of systems engineering.  Examination of problem formulation, analysis, and interpretation as they apply to the study of complex systems. Emphasizes the design nature of systems engineering problem solving, and includes case studies stressing realistic problems.  Development of systems requirements, system objectives, and the evaluation of system alternatives.

ENMA 420/520.  Statistical Concepts in Engineering Management.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: two semesters of College calculus. Introduction to concepts and tools in probability and statistics, with applications to engineering design, systems analysis, manufacturing, and quality management problems.

ENMA 421. Decisions Techniques in Engineering.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: MATH 208 or 304. A systematic approach to the formulation of problems, the generation and evaluation of alternatives, and the selection and implementation of courses of action, as applied to engineering, manufacturing, and management decisions. Concepts include goals and objectives; variables and relations; constraints and feasibility; uncertainty and risk; models and optimization; data and information; analysis and simulation. Case studies in decision analysis and simulation. Case studies in decision analysis, systems analysis, operations research, requiring oral presentations and written reports, emphasize concepts and tools.

ENMA 422/522.  Global Engineering and Project Management.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. A study of the issues and complexities of engineering management within cultural diverse organizations operating as global enterprises. Topics covered include gender and cultural diversity within the engineering organization, engineering design as part of a virtual project team (geographically separated), and engineering design within a global organization.

ENMA 424.  Risk Analysis in Engineering Management

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits.  The systematic approach to analysis of risk as applied to engineering, production, and management decisions is covered.  The objectives of this course are (1) to gain an appreciation of the strategic importance of risk analysis and its relationship to other business and engineering functions and (2) to develop a working knowledge of the concepts and methods in risk analysis.

ENMA 444.  Leading Engineering Organizations

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits.  This course is designed to expose prospective engineering to leadership theories and practices encountered in the day-to-day activities of an engineering manager. Topics include leadership definitions, in-depth explorations of relevant leadership theories, exposure to concepts and practices that include the definition and exercise of power, leading empowered teams, communicating effectively, appreciating diversity and applying the ethical foundations of leadership. In this course, students will take advantage of assessments such as the Student Leadership Practices Inventory (SLPI) to determine strengths and areas for improvement. The course uses a textbook and current peer-reviewed articles, class participation, experiential learning activities, student class presentations and writing assignments to facilitate learning. Students will identify, explore and analyze best practices of leaders and are expected to use the knowledge and skills gained in the course create a service oriented leadership development.

ENMA 480.  Ethics and Philosophy for Engineering Applications

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits.  This course is designed to expose prospective engineering managers to the theories and practices that are inherent in the ethical environment of modern organizations. Topics include definitions of ethical behavior and leadership, the history of ethical thought, moral decision-making, and the importance of values such as honesty, integrity, and trustworthiness. A full exploration of ethical autonomy, collaboration, communication and moral imagination will be conducted. A variety of methods will be used to facilitate learning, including a textbook, regular journaling, movies and videos, case studies, small work group activities, experiential activities, on-line collaboration and writing assignments. The successful student should gain a full understanding of the requirements for and the practice of ethical leadership and should be able to determine how to create, contribute to, and maintain a work environment that fosters openness and clear communication about issues and problems.

ENMA 600. Cost Estimation and Financial Analysis.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Introduction to the monetary aspects of engineering projects, including accounting principles; financial reports and analysis; capital budgeting; cost estimation and control, inventory management; depreciation; investment decisions.

ENMA 601. Organizational Analysis.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ENMA 420/520 or equivalent. This course examines the human side of management through the application of behavioral science. Emphasis is placed on individual, group and organizational processes and dynamics for technical professionals. Topical areas include decision making, project teams, leadership; organizational skills, and conflict resolution.

ENMA 602. Systems Engineering Management.
Syllabus

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Students develop a comprehensive set of techniques and methods to design, maintain and evolve the systems engineering function in support of strategic enterprise objectives and operations.

ENMA 603. Operations Research.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: MATH 208, 304 or equivalent. Introduction to optimization methods and deterministic models for decision making, linear, integer and non-linear programming; transportation, assignment, and inventory models; network techniques; sensitivity analysis.

ENMA 604. Project Management.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisites: ENMA 600 or 9 hours of graduate credit. Design, evaluation, control, and organization of technical projects; scheduling, budgeting, planning, and monitoring practices; software tools; project information systems; proposal preparation; strategic issues; marketing of technology. A case study approach is utilized.

ENMA 605. Project Capstone.

Lecture 1 hour; 1 credit. Prerequiste: Permission of instructor. A project-oriented course involving the application of engineering management, management science, and systems analysis tools to real world problems.

ENMA 606. Engineering Law.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Basic legal concepts and procedures for understanding the implications of engineering management decisions. Major emphasis on contracts and liability.

ENMA 607. Stochastic Decision Methods.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ENMA 420/520 or equivalent; ENMA 603 is recommended. Introduction to decision analysis and stochastic models; risk and uncertainty in decision making; probabilistic inventory problems; queuing theory; Markow processes; dynamic programming; Monte Carlo simulation of dynamic systems.

ENMA 613.  Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ENMA 603 or equivalent. Management systems for distribution, materials handling, inventory control, transportation planning and facilities location and analysis. Special emphasis on logistic information systems and the development of logistics strategy. Includes case studies..

ENMA 614.  Quality Systems Design.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ENMA 420/520 or equivalent. Integrated analysis of the quality assurance function. Quality Deming's way. On-line quality engineering, scientific sampling, control charts, acceptance sampling; the quality cost concept and economic aspects of quality decisions. Emphasis on statistical process control.

ENMA 616.  The Entrepreneurial Engineering Manager

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Globalization has increased competition among the planet's enterprises.  The quality of products and services has dramatically improved while prices have plummeted.  Consumer expectations have risen to very high levels.  This phenomenon has accelerated the need for large technical enterprises to become more agile, flexible and responsive to consumer demands.  Government agencies are not exempt from this trend: U.S. Government agencies are now required to establish strategic plans for their enterprises and to develop business plans that illustrate the future directions of the enterprise and to define the resources required to realize the vision and strategy of the enterprise.  This course introduces Engineering Management students to a wide range of approaches designed to facilitate start-up, enable growth and ensure the continued variability of emerging and mature technical enterprises.

ENMA 640. Integrated Systems Engineering I.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. This course examines the role and nature of systems engineering.  It is specifically designed to provide the fundamental understanding of systems engineering and complex systems.  The course examines a variety of systems engineering topics with emphasis on the: (1) development of the fundamentals of systems engineering, (2) systems engineering life cycle models and phases, (3) systems design for operational feasibility, and (4) an introduction to planning for systems engineering and management.  This course prepares students to assume the role of a systems engineer in planning, directing, conducting, and assessing systems engineering initiatives.

 ENMA 641. Requirements Management, Verification & Validation.

Lecture 3 hours, 3 credits. Comprehensive treatment of the nature and utility of requirements, verification, and validation in systems engineering processes.  Topics include, establishing user requirements; analysis and evaluation of requirements; traceability; baseline and evolving requirements; governing standards; requirements management; issues in requirements for complex systems; role and methods for verification and validation in systems engineering; data treatment and analysis;  standards, practices, and issues for verification and validation in systems engineering.

ENMA 660. System Architecture and Modeling. 
Syllabus

Lecutre 3 hours, 3 credits. Students will learn the essential aspects of the systems architecture paradigm through development and analysis of multiple architecture frameworks and enterprise engineering, such as IDEF0, TOGAF, DoDAF, and OPM. Emphasis is placed on systems modeling and enterprise engineering in support of system-of-systems challenges. The course will start with mathematical foundations (discrete mathematics and graphs) and will lead to an exemplifying system model using a professional software package. The course teaches the basics of system modeling required for successful engineering of systems as well as the use of M&S in support of this process.

ENMA 667. Cooperative Education.

1-3 credits. Available for pass/fail grading only. Student participation for credit based on academic relevance of the work experience, criteria, and avaluative procedures as formally determinded by the department and the Cooperative Education program prior to the semester in which the work experience is to to take place.

ENMA 669.  Practicum.

1-3 credits. Prerequisite: approval by department and Career Management. Academic requirements will be established by the department and will vary with the amount of credit desired. Allows students an opportunity to gain short duration career related experience. Student is usually already employed--this is an additional project in the organization.

ENMA 688. Preparation Seminar for Systems Engineering Certification

Lecture 1 hour; 1 credit. A comprehensive treatment and review of systems engineering in preparation for the International Council for Systems Engineering (INCOSE) systems engineering certification.  Students may elect this course to fulfill their program capstone requirement.  Registration for the systems engineering certification examination is required for successful completion of this course (certification exam registration fee is not covered as part of this course).

ENMA 695/696.  Topics in Engineering Management.

Lecture 1-3 hours. Credit 1-3 credits. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

ENMA 698.  Thesis Research.

1-3 credits. Prerequisite: permission of the program director. Research leading to a Master's thesis, coordinated by a faculty thesis advisor and a thesis committee.

 ENMA 700/800.  Economic Analysis of Capital Projects

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite:  ENMA 600 or equivalent. This course is an advanced treatment of economic analysis. It is targeted at engineering managers who actively participate in the capital budgeting process and project justification. Topics include capital budgeting techniques (including multi-attribute decision making), utility theory, justification of new technologies, and current research in engineering economics. Reading and application of current research in the field is stressed. Case studies are used. Oral presentations and term project required.

ENMA 702/802.  Methods for Rational Decision Making

3 Lecture; 3 credits.  Prerequisite: ENMA 420/520 or equivalent.  The goal of this course is to enhance the student's ability to make rational and strategic decisions in complex situations.  The course is split into two modules: decision theory and game theory.  The decision theory module focuses on how individuals make complex decisions, both from a prescriptive (ideal) and descriptive (actual) perspective.  The game theory module focuses on strategic decision-making in situations where individuals must interact with one another.

ENMA 703/803 Optimization Methods.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ENMA 603 or equivalent. Covers advanced methods in Operations Research and Optimization. Focus will be on developing models and their applications in different domains including manufacturing and
service. Modern optimization tools will be used to implement models for case studies, projects and research papers. The knowledge of programming and spreadsheets is expected. Contact instructor for more details. Spring 2010 Syllabus

ENMA 704/804 Design of Project Management Systems.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ENMA 604 or equivalent. Application of a complex systems perspective to design, operation, analysis, and evaluation of project management systems; examination of project failure modes and project management system design alternatives; intervention and modeling of project systems; project-based organizations; strategic project integration; critical appraisal of the current state of project management knowledge and research directions.

ENMA 705/805.Fundamentals of Financial Engineering.

Lecture 3 hours:3 credits. The class is primarily designed for individuals who have a technical background, at the level of bachelor or master degree in engineering, mathematics, or science; it is offered to students enrolled in Doctor of Engineering program with various programs in the College of Engineering and Technology. Knowledge offered is fuelled by advanced theoretical development in finance engineering, by the explosive growth of information and computer technology. Topics addressed include: deterministic cash flow streams, probabilistic approach for single period random cash flows, portfolio theory, capital asset pricing model, derivative securities, the impact of hedge funds, optimal investment and financial engineering evaluations, the use of multi-attribute decision theory in selecting complex engineering ? environmental ?economic technological systems.

ENMA 707/807.  Project Management for Modeling and Simulation.

Lecture 3 hours: 3 credits. Prerequisite: ECE 505 or equilvalent. Design, evaluation, selection, control, and organization of modeling and simulation projects; scheduling, budgeting, and monitoring practices; software engineering practices for modeling and simulation; verification and validation.

ENMA 709/809.Statistical Aspects of Discrete Event Simulation.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisites: ENMA 603 and 607, or ENMA 610 and 611. Approaches to computer simulation models, with special emphasis on discrete event simulation. Model building; data integration; model verification and validation; applications to engineering and management problems.

ENMA 710/810.  Modeling and Analysis of Systems

Lecture 3 hours; 3 Credits.  Prerequisite ENMA 603: Operations Research (or an equivalent course) and ENMA 520: Probability and Statistics (or an equivalent course): Covers modern modeling paradigms for deterministic and stochastic complex and dynamic systems. This includes, but not limited to, Discrete Simulation, Queuing Systems, and Agent-based models among others. Great focus will be on system analysis using different developed models in different domains such as production, logistics, security, service, military and social.  The course entails up to two exams, multiple case studies, individual and group projects and research papers.  Contact instructor for more detail.

ENMA 711/811.  Methodologies for Advanced Engineering Projects

Lecture 3 hours; 3 Credits.  Prerequisite ENMA 520: This course is meant to develop the necessary skills to be able to design and conduct doctoral level research in an engineering discipline. The course will provide a hands-on opportunity to carry out the processes of research question development, literature review, research model development, quantitative and qualitative research design and analysis. The goal is to provide students with the tools and experience of conducting research and apply the concepts learned in the class to their own project/dissertation idea. Students registered for this course are expected to have a concept paper or concept idea for the doctoral program.

ENMA 712/812.  Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis and Decision Support Systems

Lecture 3 hours; 3 Credits.  Currently, complex engineering-economic-societal decisions are made by involving numerous sometimes conflicting criteria and attributes, different decision rules and in the presence of various stakeholders with individual preferences who are willing to go into negotiation procedures. A number of multi-criteria decision tools involving quantitative as well as qualitative methods, together with adequate decision support tools will be introduced. Case studies on a variety of engineering, environmental and security related aspects will also be considered

ENMA 713/813 - Integrating Ethics and Engineering Management

Lecture 3 hours; 3 Credits.This graduate course is designed to expose prospective engineering managers to the theories and practices that are inherent in the ethical environment of modern organizations. Topics include definitions of ethical behavior and leadership, moral decision-making, the importance of values such as honesty, integrity, and trustworthiness. A full exploration of ethical autonomy, collaboration, communication and moral imagination will be conducted. A variety of methods will be used to facilitate learning, including a textbook, regular journaling, movies and videos, case studies, small work group activities, experiential activities and writing assignments. The successful student should gain a full understanding of the requirements for and the practice of ethical leadership and should be able to determine how to create and maintain a work environment that fosters openness and clear communication about issues and problems.

ENMA 714/814.  Crisis Project Management.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Graduate level research colloquium examining the existing and potential role of project management approaches and analysis procedures in the handling of crisis related activities. Emphasis will be placed on the management of organizational level processes and activities related to crisis preparation, handling and recover. Case studies, problems and reports.

ENMA 715/815.  Systems Analysis.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisites: ENMA 420/520 and Permission of the instructor. The course is designed to provide and understanding of the interdisciplinary aspects of systems development, operation, and support. The course focuses on the application of scientific and engineering efforts to transform an operational need into a defined system configuration through the interactive process of design, test, and evaluation.

ENMA 716/816.  Complex Adaptive Situations Environment

Lecture 3 hours; 3 Credits.  The course focuses on the manner in which information, knowledge, and awareness are processed to facilitate decision making, management and engineering in complex adaptive situations. Topics include: knowledge acquisition, formation of technical and contextual awareness, and the role of understanding.

ENMA 717/817.  Cost Engineering.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ENMA 420/520, 600, or equivalent. Introduction to parametric cost modeling techniques and methodologies; generation and application of statistical relationships between life cycle costs and measurable attributes of complex systems; sources of supporting data; quality function deployment. Special emphasis on cost in life cycle design; cost risk analysis; and design optimization methods. Case studies and a semester project.

ENMA 721/821.  Research Methods in Engineering Management.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Methods used in Engineering Management research. This course is intended to prepare students to undertake substantiated, rigorous, scholarly research, particularly theses or dissertations. The course will focus on the approaches necessary to integrate research intent, techniques and constraints. A variety of research approaches will be investigated. Emphasis on problem formulation, literature review, proposal preparation, oral presentation, experimentation and accepted canons of research. Knowledge of probability and statistics (ENMA 420/520 or equivalent) is assumed. Research paper required.

ENMA 723/823.  Enterprise System Dynamics.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. The use of system dynamics modeling and simulation in various enterpise application areas. Topics include system dynamics perspective and process, tools for systems thinking, the dynamics of growth, tools for modeling dynamic systems, model instability and oscillation, and model testing.

ENMA 724/824.  Risk Analysis.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Approaches to the management of risk; probability assessment methods; risk modeling; use of software packages; extensions of decision analysis, including stochastic dominance and multi-attribute methods; applications of project management, scheduling, and cost estimation.

ENMA 727/827.  Engineering Management and Technology.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Introduction to management of technology with a focus in technology transfer, and organizational coordination including theories, models, and strategies. A project is required.

ENMA 735/835.  Team Performance and Decision Making in Engineering.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisites: None.

This course explores and models the use of teams in organizations with a specific focus on the role of teams in decision making and problem solving in engineering teams. Key areas include team building, assessment of team outcomes, team learning, virtual teams and team decision-making. Actual work on teams is required including team deliverables.

The course is designed to provide you with a thorough understanding of the dynamics of team-based work settings and their effects on group performance. As a result, students will be assigned to groups in the second class that will exist throughout the quarter and will provide a context for experiencing and learning about the effects of group membership first hand. Group discussion periods, written assignments, and activities will provide many opportunities for students to discuss, reflect on, and explain their group's functioning.

Spring 2010 Syllabus

ENMA 743/843.  Reliability and Maintainability.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisites: ENMA 520 or equivalent. Introduction to the theory and practice of reliability engineering, maintainability and availability. Reliability evaluation models and techniques; failure data collection and analysis; reliability testing and modeling; maintained systems; mechanized system reliability. A project is required.

ENMA 750/850. System of Systems Design.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ENMA 641. Comprehensive treatment of System of Systems Engineering (SoSE), including; fundamental systems principles, concepts, and governing laws; complex and simple systems; underlying paradigms, methodologies and essential methods for SoSE analysis, design, and transformation; complex system transformation; current state of SoSE research and application challenges.  Explores the range of technological, human/social, organizational/managerial, policy, and political dimensions of the SoSE problem domain.

ENMA 751/851. Complexity, Engineering and Management.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ENMA 641. This course examines management and engineering of complex systems as it is undertaken in complex situations. The student will develop an understanding of the unconditional attributes of complex systems and situations that become foundational in the development of robust methods to deal with the practical reality of working in dynamic, uncertain environments. Topics will include: Complexity, Complex Systems, Complex Adaptive Systems, Complex Responsive Processes, Complex Adaptive Situations Methodology, SOSE, Reciprocality, Sociotechnical Systems. 

ENMA 763/863.  Robust Engineering Design.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ENMA 520 or equivalent. Study of robust design approach based on "Taguchi Methods." Off-line quality engineering and design of experiments methods; introduction to response surface methods. The course is design to enable engineers and engineering managers from all disciplines to recognize potential applications, formulate problems, plan experiments, and analyze data. Case studies. A project is required.

ENMA 771/871.  Risk and Vulnerability Management of Complex Interdependent Systems.

Lecture 3 hours: 3 credits. An inquiry into relationships between knowledge and innovation processes affecting technology management in organizations. Development of framework for knowledge diffusion. A project is required.

ENMA 776/876. Engineering Principles of Combat Modeling and Distributed Simulation.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. This course introduces students to the engineering principles of model movement, effect, sensors, and command and control of military operations. An overview of standards for distributed simulation enabling global federations is provided as well as challenges of interoperability, composability, and integratability in C2 systems. Technical solutions are addressed.

ENMA 780/880.  Leadership for Engineering Managers

Lecture 3 hours; 3 Credits.  This course is designed to expose students to the concepts, skills, characteristics and emotional composition of effective and successful leaders in the 21st century.  The course is intensive and requires students to immerse themselves in the course material and classroom discussion to derive meaning and value from the topics.  The course objectives will be achieved by classroom discussion of the assigned material, candid self-assessment, experiential exercises and analysis of the actions of leaders, as described in case studies and literature.  Areas of exploration include the fundamentals of leadership, ethical leadership, social capital, emotional intelligence, and three-dimensional leadership.  Students who have not completed ENMA 601 or an equivalent course must obtain the permission of the instructor prior to registering for the course.

ENMA 795/895.  Topic in Engineering Management

Lecture 1-3 hours; 1-3 credits. Prerequisite: premission of instructor.

ENMA 888. Ph.D. Seminar

Seminar 2 hours: 1 credit. Discussion of research projects, topics, and problems of Engineering Management faculty, researchers, and students. A weekly exchange of ideas and issues between faculty and Ph.D. students focused on doctoral research.

ENMA 899. Dissertation Research.

1-9 credits. Prerequisite: permission of the program director.

 

NON-ENMA Courses linked to ENMA Programs

    IT 620. Information Systems Analysis and Design.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Introduction to the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from an information systems project prospective. Emphasis is placed on the planning and analysis functions performed during information systems project work. Tools and techniques include: Data flow diagrams, Entity relationship diagrams, Computer aided systems engineering (case), and the Project repository. These tools will be employed to create process and data-driven versions of these models.

 ECE 505 Discrete Event Simulation.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisites: Undergraduate course in probability and statistics; computer literacy. An introduction to the fundamentals of discrete event simulation. Topics include an introduction to discrete event simulation methodology, development of simulation models, construction of simulation software, simulation verification and validation, and the design of simulation experiments. Important statistical concepts and techniques, including selection of input probability distributions, generation of random variates, output data analysis, and variance reduction techniques, are developed and applied. A simulation language is introduced and applied to representative problem areas.

 ECE 605 Systems Modeling.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisites: MATH 307U and one course on probability or statistics. The course introduces methods for using high level hardware description language such as VHDL and/or Verilog for the design of digital architecture. Topics include top-down design approaches, virtual prototyping, design abstractions, hardware modeling techniques, algorithmic and register level design, synthesis methods, and application decomposition issues. Final design project is required.

 MSIM795 Principles of Combat Modeling and Simulation
Syllabus

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisites: Knowledge of M&;S Techniques as taught in MSIM601 or comparable. The course introduces the principles of applied M&;S for the security domain. The first unit gives an overview, the second introduces the modeling principles (what to model), the third introduces the simulation principles (how to simulated, including examples of combat simulation systems and federated systems), and the fourth deals with interoperability and interoperation challenges (integration into as system of systems). This course is web-based.