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Systems Engineering for Intelligent Transportation Systems

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction
1.1 Purpose
1.2 Intended Audience
1.3 Navigating the Document
1.4 About the Icons
2 Why Use Systems Engineering?
2.1 Value of Systems Engineering
2.2 US DOT Policy
3 What is Systems Engineering?
3.1 A Few Definitions
3.2 Key Principles
3.3 The "V" Systems Engineering Model
4 ITS Technical Processes
4.1 Using the Regional ITS Architecture
4.2 Feasibility Study/Concept Exploration
4.3 Concept of Operations
4.4 System Requirements
4.5 System Design
4.6 Software/Hardware Development and Testing
4.7 Integration and Verification
4.8 Initial Deployment
4.9 System Validation
4.10 Operations and Maintenance
4.11 Retirement/Replacement
5 ITS Project Management Processes
5.1 Project Planning
5.2 Project Monitoring and Control
5.3 Risk Management
5.4 Configuration Management
6 Applying Systems Engineering
6.1 The Traditional Project Life Cycle and Systems Engineering
6.2 Applying Systems Engineering in Your Project
6.3 Applying Systems Engineering in Your Organization
7 Resources
7.1 ITS-Specific Publications
7.2 General Systems Engineering References
7.3 Selected Systems Engineering Standards
7.4 Systems Engineering Training

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Department of Transportation, Office of Operations
HOTM Room 3404
400 Seventh Street SW
Washington, DC 20590
Toll-Free "Help Line" 866-367-7487
Publication No. FHWA-HOP-07-069
January 2007

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Contact Information: Kingsley Azubike at Kingsley.Azubike@dot.gov